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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Rangers fans who were attacked by Flyer fans in Philadelphia earlier this year will go to the Garden for the first time since the attack, and they will do so in style.
Neil Auricchio Jr of Woodbridge and Michael Janocko of Avenel will share a private suite with former New York Rangers Nick Fotiu and Ron Greschner.
1010 WINS Reporter Glenn Schuck was there…
“Former Ranger and Trinity Financial board members Nick Fotiu and Ron Greschner both contacted me shortly after the beating incident in Philly asking what we could do to show support to these Rangers fans,” explains Peter Grandich, founder of Trinity Financial Sports & Entertainment Management Co., LLC .
“Having already secured a suite at the February12th game, I decided to invite both Neal and Michael to be in suite with fan favorites Ron and Nick and we’ve invited several other ex-Rangers,” Grandich says.
Auricchio is a new father, a Woodbridge Police Officer and was awarded the Purple Heart for his service in Iraq, he suffered a head injury in the attack that will require a steal plate underneath his eye. Janocko suffered head and orthepedic injuries as well.
Grandich reached out to the men through friends in the NJ State Police and invited them to Sunday’s game between the Rangers and the Capitals.
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