As many of you do or do not know, Phil passed away last week, he had recently just turned 16yrs old 3 months earlier.
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By all accounts he was a vibrant and tenacious young man with a work ethic second to none. The term tragic is a vast understatement. With his passing many people from different backgrounds and ages have come forward to show their appreciation of his memory by offering what they can as gestures of kindness to the Oseredzuk family.Photo of Phil Osereduk from this past hockey season.
One of which comes from "Sean", a 9 year old who attends the same school district and plays for the same Grundy Senators hockey club Phil played for. Sean drew the picture posted in this article and entered it into USA Hockey Magazines drawing contest, see below for details.NOTE: YOU MUST BE LOGGED INTO USA HOCKEY MAGAZINE TO VOTE!
Please everyone go to Slapshot Gallery and vote for my little Sean's photo he drew in memory of Phil "Cowboy Phil". If you go to the Slapsgallery portion on the page and vote, you will see several photos. Little Sean who is 9 years old plays squirt for the Grundy Senators and is trying out for the first time for Neshaminy MS hockey this summer. Sean really wants to win this contest in memory of Phil and have his photo published in the USA hockey magazine. He will also be giving this photo to Phils mother and father, Lynn and Phil tonight at the viewing. This kids heart is huge and reminds me a little of Phil.