Coleton Nelson ‘lives on’ at the Aldergrove arena

Posted by Aldergrove Minor Hockey on Sep 16 2019 at 10:34PM PDT in 2019-20

Late hockey player’s legacy commemorated with jersey retirement

The jersey of the late Aldergrove hockey player Coleton Nelson, who practically “grew up on the ice,” his mother said, was retired on Sunday during a public ceremony.

Immortalized in glass and hung on the Aldergrove Credit Union Community Centre (ACUCC) rink wall, the peewee jersey #10 – will to all who play for the Aldergrove Minor Hockey Association (AMHA) – henceforth be a reminder of a 12-year-old who “lived and breathed hockey.”