Army recruit wins Mercedes SUV in hockey game’s ‘Shoot to Win’ contest

A Ma man heading into the Army produced a clean sweep before Xmas.  

Nate Vila, 22, required part in a “ Shoot in order to Win” contest during an intermission at a Springfield Thunderbirds hockey sport on Friday — and earned a 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA two hundred and fifty 4MATIC SUV,   MassLive. com   reported.  

The Thunderbirds posted a on Twitter showing Vila capturing the puck through a small pit — and into the goal, in order to massive cheers from the crowd.

“ I’ m twenty two and live with my Mom and Grandmother, ” Vila told MassLive. “ I’ m joining the Military in a few weeks and will be reporting in order to Fort Benning, Georgia for a minimum of a four-year enlistment.  

“ Basically that has been my main focus… till tonight! ”

The Springfield Thunderbirds messaged, “ Happy Holidays and thanks to your service! ”