Here is what players and parents have to say about their experience in Wellington with the Dukes:

I have to say that as a family we have been suffering from Duke community withdrawal! The army of volunteers, fans, and staff collectively provided one of the most exceptional hockey experiences ever! Forever grateful that we were fortunate enough to be within driving distance so we could join in on the spirit.
Saddened that Shane will not be returning but also thrilled to share with you the details of his new adventure that we have been sitting on for a few weeks. Shane has committed to play/study at SUNY Cortland University in New York – BA Business/Economics. I thought the Dukes would like to know where one of their own was headed off to.
Keep on doing all the amazing things you do for the team – it truly makes a world of difference to the players and families!
With thanks,
Lori Timmons (mom of Shane Shelest)
Nick has been so fortunate to play for such a top notch organization.  His first year playing junior hockey has far exceeded our expectations due to all of you. The coaches, executives, volunteers, billets, arena staff, players, and the AMAZING fans have made this season so special for our family.  We’ve absolutely loved our visits to Wellington for Friday night and Sunday afternoon games.  We’re missing it already.
Nick has absolutely loved his time with the Dukes.  As a 17 year old living away from home, he has developed as a player and a person due to your professional organization.
We can’t thank you all enough!
Terri, Todd and Nick DiPaolo