While, NHL teams are returning to the ice today. Vermonters are on the pond for a good cause. Fairfield Pond hosting the 5th annual Vermont Hockey classic this afternoon.
Teams from across the state participating in a 3 on 3 tournament raising money for local youth hockey. This event precedes the Lake Champlain Pond Hockey Classic in February.
Excitement from today's event however, should carry over into the evening when most of the NHL season gets going.
"We're all NHL fans here," event director Derek Brown said. "The league coming back only helps increase the excitement of pond hockey in the future."
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