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Algonquin boys hockey wears camouflage jerseys in honor of fallen soldier

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Algonquin players stand to attention during the Stars and Stripes game ahead of a game played in honor of Brian Arsenault this week. (Photo/Ben Domaingue)

NORTHBOROUGH – The Algonquin men’s hockey team continued their tradition of wearing camo jerseys to honor the memory of Brian Arsenault of Northborough this week.

They wore their alternate shirts for their game against Groton Dunstable on Thursday, paying homage to Arsenault while the students also wore red, white and blue attire.

Arsenault, who played hockey before graduating from Algonquin in 2004, was killed in action while serving with Company B, 1st Battalion 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division in Afghanistan in 2014.

He completed his basic training in 2011, graduating from the Airborne School at Ft. Benning in 2012. Arsenault received the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, and Army Commendation Medal among many other honors.

Groton Dunstable beat Algonquin 6-5 in this final game.

All proceeds raised during the game were donated to the SPC. Brian K. Arsenault Memorial Scholarship Fund. Scholarship funding is provided to high school students and provides assistance to local veterans.

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