Sailors hockey to honor Drew Rushton at first home game |

Sailors hockey to honor Drew Rushton at first home game

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team will honor fourth-grader Drew Rushton on Friday during the Sailors first home game of the season against Crested Butte.

Rushton, a member of the Steamboat Stampede’s Squirt A team through the Steamboat Youth Hockey Association, died Sunday due to a pulmonary veno-occlusive disease caused by aplastic anemia.

Following the junior varsity game at 6:15 p.m, there will be a tribute to Rushton at 7:15 p.m. The varsity game will start at 7:45 p.m.

No admission will be charged. 

To reach Leah Vann, call 970-871-4253, email or follow her on Twitter @LVann_Sports.

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