Honoring the Life of Nick Pennucci

Retired jersey and Nick Pennucci Memorial Plaque

FMC held a private ceremony and skating session over the weekend to honor the life of Nick Pennucci at Buffone Arena in Worcester, Mass. Nick’s life and memory was celebrated with family and friends. During the private ceremony, a Montreal Canadiens jersey with Nick’s name was presented. As a die-hard Canadiens fan stuck in Bruins…

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Hockey Officials Needed!

Dear FMC community,  As you are likely aware, our sport has been struggling with a severe shortage of game officials since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.  As an experienced hockey player we need your help to keep the game going and provide quality officiating for all levels of play. In response to this shortage,…

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FMC Ice Sports to begin trial of ionization sanitizing at the DCR Pirelli Rink in Franklin, MA

As part of our ongoing commitment to provide the cleanest and safest environment for our patrons and staff, FMC has purchased and installed bi-polar ionization air purifying equipment to purify the air inside the rink as it passes through the HVAC equipment. FMC conducted extensive research in air purifying technology and selected Nu-Calgon’s iWave technology…

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Thank You for Participating in Sun Safety Skate and Donate!

Skaters on the ice during Public Skating

Thank you for skating with us for our donation-based Public Skating Series! This summer, FMC donated over 150 hours of ice time at 9 of our arenas to raise funds and awareness for The Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the fight against skin cancer. Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers…

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Updated Massachusetts Guidelines: Ice Hockey Return to Play

Ice Hockey Games Will Be Allowed on Monday, August 17thHockey games will be allowed to resume on Monday, August 17th, provided organizers and participants can comply with updated Massachusetts guidance and collect contact tracing information for all participants, officials, and spectators. Since it is still classified as a higher risk sport, Ice Hockey will only…

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Skaters Scholarship

Every year since 1992 FMC has provided financial assistance to ice sports participants and recreational ice skaters that demonstrate personal excellence on and off the ice. Hockey, figure skaters and recreational skaters are all invited to apply. FMC has awarded over $425,000 in education scholarships to over 440 high school graduates seeking to further their…

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Rosy Cheeks for Rosie’s Place!

On Wednesday February 5th, FMC Ice Sports hosted a charity event for Rosie’s Place, a safe-haven for women with over-night shelter and other services women that are in need. Hosted by FMC’s Jillian Piccuito, PHR and Courtney Halloran, MS, CPNP from Alice’s Table (Techstars ’17), they had a wonderful turn out of FMC employees, friends…

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2019 Cross Ice Classic

FMC’s annual Cross Ice Classic was held at Asiaf Arena in Brockton, MA. On December 26th, 27th and 30th teams came from across the south shore to compete in this mites tournament. Thursdays teams featured players from Duxbury, Westwood, Milton & SWS (Somerset Watuppa Swansea). Friday featured teams from Taunton, Walpole, Milton, Pembroke and Westwood.…

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Meet the Operations and Maintenance Staff

Kyle Correira

Get to know about our Operations & Maintenance staff in this month’s Staff Spotlight! Kyle Correira – Director of Maintenance and Operations Kyle Correira joined FMC as a skate guard at our own Driscoll Arena back in high school. He came back to FMC after college and started working throughout all of FMCs rinks. Kyle…

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