Former Vernon Vipers forward Aaron Volpatti recently donated blood.
After four years at Brown University Volpatti signed as a free agent with the Vancouver Canucks on March 22, 2010. Volpatti played parts of two and a half seasons with the Canucks before being claimed off waivers by the Washington Capitals on February 28th 2013. Volpatti played parts of five years in the NHL with the Capitals & Canucks before retiring in 2015. Last year the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Revelstoke Grizzlies retired Volpatti's jersey #19 February 17 2018.
Volpatti played three seasons in Vernon (2003-2006) In 137 regular season games with the Vipers Volpatti collected (13-goals-24-assists-37-points).
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Thanks to Gregg Drinnan, This was on hockey gives blood twitter account:
Hockey Gives Blood @hkygivesblood
Jul 25, 2018
He left blood on the ice to help his teammates, now he is donating to help a stranger. Thanks Aaron Volpatti for getting involved with #hockeygivesblood and making a difference! @VernonVipers @brownmenshockey @ManitobaMoose @Canucks @Capitals @bchl