A little more than two years ago, Corey Hirsch's older sister gave him an idea.
Bridget Hirsch, a student at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in New York, had recently seen her school participate in a charity hockey game benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project. She took a few pictures at the event and sent some information to her family, thinking it might be something they could replicate back home.
Corey thought it was a great idea.
Then a sophomore at DeMatha, Corey approached coach Tony MacAulay about doing something similar with the Stags hockey team. He wanted to use hockey as a way to recognize his father, Jeff, a captain in the Navy. He wanted an opportunity to...