More than 100 people have joined a public memorial service held outside the Woodford Memorial Hall for Woodford College hockey player Jonathan Choudayyan, who died in a car accident in 2013.
The memorial service, which was held Tuesday, is held in memory of Chouayyan, a native of the Dominican Republic, who led Woodford to a NCAA championship last season.
It will be held Thursday and the next ceremony will be Friday, when the memorial will be open to the public.
“I just think it’s such a fitting time for a celebration,” Woodford coach Joe Bough said.
“We’re very proud of him.
He’s a wonderful person.”
Choudayy was a key piece of the Bruins’ first Stanley Cup Final run in the 1990s.
He scored the winning goal in Game 1 of that series in Boston’s 7-5 victory.
The Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins, who defeated the Carolina Hurricanes in the Stanley Final on Thursday, are headed to the Stanley Championship Game.
The Stanley Cup will be awarded at the Final Four, held in Toronto next week.