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Goals for Dreams Hockey Challenge Raises $80,000

Goals for Dreams Raises $80,000

Pictured from left are Cst. Shaun Chornley of the Winnipeg Police Patrolmen, NHLPA member Andrew Ladd, representatives of the Children's Hospital Foundation and The Dream Factory, and NHLPA member Mark Stuart.

November 30, 2012 - Thank you to everyone who supported November 17th Goals for Dreams Hockey Challenge.

The game featured the Winnipeg Police Service Patrolmen Hockey Club who played alongside members of the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) in the fundraiser. The game raised $80,000 for the Children’s Hospital Foundation and the Dream Factory.

The Dream Factory is a Manitoba based children’s charity that provides wishes to children with life threatening illness.
The Children’s Hospital Foundation is a Manitoba based charity whose purpose is to raise and distribute funds for the advancement of knowledge and care in the fields of child health and child health research.

Among the NHLPA members to play in the game were Andrew Ladd, Mark Stuart, Brian Little, Jim Slater, Olli Jokinen, Tanner Glass, Colin Wilson, Shane Hnidy, and Jonathon Toews.

The Patrolmen are comprised of Winnipeg Police Officers, with the majority of the team having either: NHL, AHL, ECHL, CHL, WHL, OHL, and NCAA playing experience. The team has been in existence since 1998, and have raised over $280,000 for Manitoba charities.

Goals for Dreams Hockey Challenge Opening Faceoff

Current Winnipeg Jets, and NHLPA members, Mark Stuart(red) and Andrew Ladd (blue) set up to take the opening face-off. The puck was dropped by original Winnipeg Jets Bobby Hull and Ab McDonald.