Amity, North Branford hockey teaming up for Coaches vs. Cancer benefit game

(WTNH)–Amity high school boys hockey coach Gary Lindgren beat cancer a few years ago. Now, his team is trying to help a young man who’s battling cancer.

On Wednesday night at Bennett rink in West Haven, the Spartans and North Branford are teaming up for the Coaches versus Cancer benefit game.

15-year-old Justin DaSilva will be honored at the game.

He’s been battling a very rare and aggressive bone cancer for the last seven years.

Lindgren hopes the community steps up to help.

Game time tomorrow night is 6:30. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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