LIVE, FROM THE CHANNEL 4 STUDIOS IN BOSTON, THIS IS WBZ NEWS AT 8:00. SHOWING STRENGTH AND RESILIENCE. A SCHOOL BACK ON THE ICE AFTER LOSING TWO TEAMMATES IN A DEADLY CRASH. NOW, THEY ARE PLAYING ON AND FUND RAISING IN THEIR TEAMMATE’S HONOR. KEN MACLEOD WAS ON HAND FOR ALL OF THIS. HE WAS LIVE AND JOINS US NOW. KEN? LIAM, THERE IS A HOCKEY GAME GOING ON IN THE ICE ARENA RIGHT NOW. MORE SOMBER THAN MOST. BUT PROBABLY MORE IMPORTANT IS THE COMMUNITY HEALING GOING ON AS WELL. SOMETHING THIS TOWN ON THE CAPE REALLY NEEDS. INSTEAD OF BUYING TICKETS, FANS DONATED TO THE 1019 FOUNDATION. TO ME, IT IS MORE A PART OF THE HEALING PROCESS. WE HAVE A GAME TO PLAY. THAT IS WHAT LAB AND HIGGY WOULD WANT. Reporter: HE IS TALKING ABOUT THE TEAMMATES KILLED WHEN THEIR CAR SLAMMED INTO A TREE LEAVING HOCKEY PRACTICE A FEW DAYS BEFORE CHRISTMAS. TONIGHT, THE CLIPPERS CARRIED THEIR JERSEYS FROM THE LOCKER ROOM TO THE BENCH TO OVERSEE THEIR FIRST GAME SINCE THE TRAGEDY. THE PREGAME CEREMONY WAS BRIEF, BUT EMOTIONAL AS TEAMMATES STRUGGLED TO CARRY ON WITHOUT A PAIR OF HEART AND SOUL GUYS. THERE IS NO WAY TO WRAP YOUR HEAD AROUND WHAT HAPPENED. BUT WE HAVE TO BE IN SUPPORT OF EACH OTHER. THAT IS THE ONLY WAY WE ARE GETTING THROUGH EACH DAY. Reporter: WITH A SPECIAL TRIBUTE PAINTED INTO THE ICE, IT IS NOT HARD TO UNDERSTAND WHY THE RINK HAS NOW BECOME SOMEWHAT OF A SANCTUARY FOR THESE TEAMS. THE SMILES CAME BACK. A LITTLE LAUGHTER CAME BACK. WE TOLD STORIES. Reporter: AS THE PUCK DROPPED TONIGHT, MANY SEEMED TO FEEL THAT SOME NORMALCY WAS RETURNING FOR A TEAM AND A TOWN. THERE IS NO ROAD MAP FOR IT. WE KNOW WE HAVE TO. BUT, WE DO IT WITH A LOT OF COMPASSION. Reporter: THEY ARE PLAYING DENNIS YARMOUTH. THE FAMILIES OF LAVIN AND

Falmouth Hockey Team Back On The Ice After Deaths Of 2 Teammates
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