NHL, NHLPA raise more than $600,000 during Hockey Fights Cancer Awareness Month

Friday, 11.21.2008 / 2:56 PM CT / Community
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NHL, NHLPA raise more than $600,000 during Hockey Fights Cancer Awareness Month
NEW YORK / TORONTO – The National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) together raised more than $600,000 in support of Hockey Fights Cancer during October's Awareness Month.   

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More than half-a-million fans attended Hockey Fights Cancer Awareness Nights that were hosted by each NHL club, helping to raise funds for local charities.  Broadcasters also participated in the awareness nights through extensive coverage of the initiative.  More than 8 million viewers tuned-in and watched these telecasts through national and local coverage and on the NHL's digital platform, GameCenter Live. 

The NHL also created new commemorative Hockey Fights Cancer merchandise, including a men's tie, ladies' scarf, New Era ladies' cap, Reebok men's tie and Reflections 2008 – The NHL Hockey Year in Photographs.  For the second consecutive year, the men's Hockey Fights Cancer tie was the top selling item on shop.nhl.com in October, with an increase of 29% over last year. 

The Hockey Fights Cancer on-line auction featured copies of the Reflections 2008 photo book signed by NHL team captains and other prominent hockey figures.  Autographed banners, ties and Reebok caps also were available for bidding through NHLPA.com and NHL.com.  A "2008 Stanley Cup Playoffs" banner autographed by Pittsburgh Penguins Sidney Crosby, Marc-Andre Fleury, Sergei Gonchar, Marian Hossa, Evgeni Malkin and Ryan Malone generated the highest bid of $1,005 US. 

Hockey Fights Cancer is a joint charitable initiative founded in December 1998 by the National Hockey League and National Hockey League Players' Association.  It is supported by players, NHL member clubs, NHL alumni, the NHL Officials' Association, professional hockey athletic trainers and equipment managers, corporate marketing partners, broadcast partners and fans throughout North America.  The goal of Hockey Fights Cancer is to raise money and awareness for national and local organizations involved in cancer care and research.  To date, Hockey Fights Cancer has raised more than $10.5 million.

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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 51 24 7 228 221 109
2 y - STL 82 51 24 7 239 197 109
3 x - NSH 82 47 25 10 226 202 104
4 x - CHI 82 48 28 6 220 186 102
5 x - VAN 82 48 29 5 236 220 101
6 x - MIN 82 46 28 8 227 198 100
7 x - WPG 82 43 26 13 223 204 99
8 x - CGY 82 45 30 7 237 213 97
9 LAK 82 40 27 15 218 197 95
10 DAL 82 41 31 10 257 257 92
11 COL 82 39 31 12 209 223 90
12 SJS 82 40 33 9 224 226 89
13 EDM 82 24 44 14 193 276 62
14 ARI 82 24 50 8 165 267 56

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
F. Forsberg 82 26 37 15 63
M. Ribeiro 82 15 47 11 62
R. Josi 81 15 40 15 55
S. Weber 78 15 30 15 45
C. Smith 82 23 21 11 44
C. Wilson 77 20 22 19 42
M. Fisher 59 19 20 4 39
J. Neal 67 23 14 12 37
R. Ellis 58 9 18 8 27
S. Jones 82 8 19 3 27
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 41 17 6 .923 2.18
C. Hutton 6 7 4 .902 2.61