Saturday, June 18, 2011

Former Viper Santana Shaves Head To Raise Money For Kids Cancer Buzz-Off:

Former Vernon Vipers forward, Ryan Santana along with Boston University Hockey teammates, Wade Megan & Ross Gaudet each had their heads shaved at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro Sunday to raise money for the One Mission Kids Cancer Buzz-Off which benefits the Children’s Hospital Boston's Pediatric Oncology unit. The rest of their BU teammates were on hand for the event. Santana played one season in Vernon (2008-09).

One Mission raised over $140,000.00 through this event. All funds raised will go to programs and services that directly benefit children battling cancer and their families. Donations are still being accepted at

This is posted on the Terriers website:

Terriers Participate in Kid's Cancer Buzz-Off

Hockey players raise over $2,200 for Children's Hospital Boston

June 9, 2011

BOSTON - The Boston University men's ice hockey team participated in the Kid's Cancer Buzz-Off at Gillette Stadium on Sunday to help raise money for Children's Hospital Boston.

Rising juniors Ross Gaudet, Wade Megan and Ryan Santana all had their heads shaved to benefit Children's Hospital Boston's pediatric oncology unit. The players grew out their hair for the past few months while securing donations that totaled over $2,200. Their donation total ranked sixth overall among the groups that participated. The trio was supported by the rest of their teammates, who all attended the event.

The Terriers teamed up with over 100 people, including three members of the New England Patriots, at the benefit, which raised a total of over $137,000. Santana, who had his head shaved by Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, and Gaudet are shown in the first part of the segment below, which aired on Fox 25.

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