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Thursday 30 Sh'vat, 5775 - February 19, 2015

Purim Project Reminder: For those of you who have Jewish sports stars who are competing in your hometowns, it would be very nice to give them mishloach manot for Purim.

Refuah Shlayma Reminder: Jason Zucker (son of Natalie and Scott), who plays for the Minnesota Wild.

One Family Fund: For those of you who live in towns / cities where there are Jewish hockey players, you can donate a nickel or a dime for every goal scored by them this season to One Family Fund to help terror victims and their families. They have helped your faithful writer's family throughout the years, and unfortunately there are new additions to their list of people who need their help.

And now for the results:

Women's Collegiate Ten-pin Bowling:
Liat Vizenfeld and her teammates have much to celebrate. Their team, the Fairleigh Dickinson University Knights, won the Golden Bear Classic in Allentown PA on Feb. 15. It was their 5th championship in 6 events this season. The Knights have a 77-16 won-loss record thus far this season.

Amateur Bowling:
Your faithful writer, who averages 145 in the Modi''in Sunday Night Bowling League at Planet Bowling in Rishon LeZion, rolled six strikes, including a turkey (3 in a row) towards the end of the second game on Feb. 15, to roll his second 207 game this month.

Ice Hockey (NHL):
Following are the stats of the Jewish NHL players this season:
Player Team GP Goals Assists Points
Mike Cammalleri NJ Devils 44 18 7 25
Jason Zucker Minn. Wild 48 18 5 23
Eric Nystrom Nashville
Predators 51 6 5 11
Trevor Smith Toronto
Maple Leafs 39 2 2 4
European Hockey:
Brett Sterling has 48 points (21 goals and 27 assists), 100 penalty minutes and a +24 rating through 45 games this season for Salzburg EC of the Austrian league. Jacob Micflikier has 38 points (18 goals and 20 assists) in 47 contests for Linkopings HC of the Swedish Hockey League this season. Evan Kaufmann has 28 points (12 goals and 16 assists) in 47 games for the Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers of the German DEL.
On Feb. 15, Carter Camper scored a goal as his team, the Binghamton Senators, beat the Toronto Marlies at home, 5-2. On Feb. 16, he contributed two assists as his team lost to the Marlies in Toronto, 4-5. Camper now has 29 points (7 goals and 22 assists) in 50 games this season.
Women's Tennis:
Shahar Peer is ranked 113th in the World on the WTA circuit. She has a singles' won-loss record of 2-3 and a doubles' record of 0-2 this year, and has earned $24,455.


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