The Esmark Stars AAA Hockey Organization (players, families and coaches) have issued the following statement in response to the senseless tragedy that occurred at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood Saturday morning.
"We are deeply saddened to hear of the loss of so many innocent lives in an act of hate and terror. We proudly stand with our friends in the Jewish Community, the residents of Squirrel Hill and the entire Pittsburgh Community in condemning this heinous act. We extend our most heartfelt condolences to the families of those lost and our thoughts and prayers for those injured. And we join the entire western Pennsylvania community in reminding all ... We Are Stronger Than Hate."