|TOP NHL PROSPECT ESPOSITO TO VISIT FORMER SCHOOL IN TMR|
MONTREAL, MAY 18, 2007- Angelo Esposito will return to his former elementary school, Dunrae Gardens in Town of Mount Royal, on Tues. June 5 (1:15 p.m.) to meet with students and staff.
Esposito attended Dunrae Gardens from 1994 to 2000. He has played for the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League's Quebec Remparts for the past two years. When the National Hockey League holds its annual entry draft on June 22 and 23 in Columbus. Esposito is expected to be one of the top selections.
After graduating from Dunrae Gardens, Esposito went to Shattuck-Saint Mary's School in Faribault, Minnesota for two years, the same school that Sidney Crosby, Zach Parise, and many other college and NHLers attended. He scored 39 goals and 59 assists for 98 points in his rookie year and 27 goals and 52 assists for 79 points this past season, representing Canada internationally in the World Under 18 Championship in Finland as team captain.
During his visit he will address Grades 3, 4, 5 and 6 students, answer questions, sign autographs, show some of his medals and be reunited with former teachers Claire Caillé, Gramatiki Kastelorizios, Jean-François Dion, Sylvie Mailhot, Brenda Pinos and Marie-Josée Dalpé.
Michael J. Cohen