Dominic Moore’s annual ping-pong tournament has grown in each of the past three years. In 2012, the inaugural event held at Steamwhistle Brewery in Toronto raised $20,000 for concussion research. Last summer, over $100,000 was raised and an additional charity was added — the Katie Moore Foundation, in honor of the New York Rangers forward’s late wife.
Yahoo Sports’ Steve McAllister was there and spoke to Moore about Smasfhest’s origins; had Logan Couture and Doug Gilmour give a message to hockey parents about dealing with concussions; and got some insight into Veilleux’s mastery of the ping-pong table.
The 2014 tournament managed to raise over $140,000 toward concussions and traumatic brain injuries and the Moore Foundation, which benefits rare cancer research and advocacy.
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