Townsend man to play in Whale of a hockey game to benefit Dana Farber

Lee Whale, right, gets in some ice time to practice for the big game Feb. 1.
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TOWNSEND — Lee Whale, a West Townsend resident, will be among the Dana Farber Cancer Institute doctors, researchers and staff members who will play a charity hockey game against Boston Bruins alumni to benefit the Jimmy Fund, which supports cancer research and patient care at Dana Farber.

The game pitting the Bruins alumni against the Dana-Farber Rink Rats’ game will be held Saturday, Feb. 1, from 2 to 4 p.m., at Warriors Ice Arena in Boston.

Whale, an associate art director in Dana Farber’s communications office, has committed to raising $1,200 to play in the game.

Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children 10 and under, and are available https://dana-farberrinkrats.eventbrite.com or at the door.

To support Whale or for more information, visit www.jimmyfund.org/rinkrats.