Ryan Ellis

Ducks' Logan Shaw stays sharp by mixing hockey with education

Ducks' Logan Shaw stays sharp by mixing hockey with education

When Logan Shaw gazed out at the thousands of elementary school students who filled Honda Center for a Ducks practice, he couldn’t help but identify with them.

On Monday, the team held its First Flight event, a fun field trip for kids to learn about science, math and technology through hockey demonstrations by Ducks players. It also requires them to do an actual assignment and perhaps some homework.

Shaw knows the feeling. When he’s not grinding it out on the fourth line for the Ducks, he’s studying microeconomics online toward his goal of a business degree, and at this point in the season he’s the equivalent of a college student with upcoming midterm...

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