KEEPING HOCKEY ALIVE

FOR THE CHILDREN OF OUR NATION'S HEROES

Defending The Blue Line® is helping children of armed service members stick with hockey programs.

DTBL Highlights and Events

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Old Country Buffet Benefit

April 26, 2014

From 4pm-8pm, Old Country Buffet will be donating 15% of sales to Defending The Blue Line®. You must print the FLYER or show an Old Country Buffet social media site on your phone.

Camo Classic Celebrity Golf Tournament

June 30, 2014

This golf event to benefit military kids is an extreme experience. Each hole features a military inspired theme.Tied in with the tournament is a nationwide online auction that includes many highly sought after items from the NFL, NHL, MLB, AHL, NBA, NASCAR, and more.

Defending The Base Line

Defending The Base Line is DTBL's new program to bring baseball and softball benefits to military kids. Watch for upcoming events. Apply for equipment, grants, and MLB game tickets to the Minnesota Twins and the Washington National.

Cathys Power Skating

April, May, June, and August

Cathy Andrade of Cathy's Power Hour has offered slots for DTBL military kids for her upcoming camps. Fundamentals are the focus of this camp covering proper stance, glove positioning, goalie-specific skating, lateral movements, and save techniques.

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Camo Classic Celebrity Golf Tournament

June 30, 2014

This golf event to benefit military kids is an extreme experience. Each hole features a military inspired theme.Tied in with the tournament is a nationwide online auction that includes many highly sought after items from the NFL, NHL, MLB, AHL, NBA, NASCAR, and more.

Robby Glantz Power Skating

Year Round and Nation Wide

Sign up for free Robby Glantz hockey camps located across the nation. Robby Glanz Power Skating donates 1 free slot per hockey camp to DTBL military kids each season.

"Thoughts From The Bench" by Coach Hal Tearse

Proceeds from book go to DTBL

Hal Tearse is a long-time coach and excellent writer about coaching and safety issues in hockey. He recently compiled several of his works into a book and is donating all of the proceeds to DTBL so that youngsters whose parents are serving our country will get a chance to play the great game of hockey

Free Game Tickets to Military Families

2013/2014 Hockey Season

Free tickets available for Wild, Predators, Sharks, Ducks, Stars, Coyotes, Capitals, Bruins, Kings, Blue Jackets, Penguins, Lightning, Iowa Wild, University of MN, and RPI.

Robby Glantz Power Skating

Robby Glanz Power Skating donates 1 free slot per hockey camp to DTBL military kids each season. Slots for these camps are located throughout the nation.

Cathys Power Skating

Cathy Andrade of Cathy's Power Hour has offered slots for DTBL military kids for her upcoming camps. Get your application in now before the slots are gone.

Carroll Goalie School

CGS hockey school covers proper stance, glove positioning, goalie-specific skating, lateral movements, save techniques and establishing good work habits. Goalies will feel confident they have built foundation for continued success.

Pro Ambitions Hockey Camp

Ongoing

This season Pro Ambitions Hockey has partnered with DTBL to offer Military Children who qualify, 20% off on any of their camps. You can see their camps here.

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PARTNERS & DONORS

The NHLPA Goals and Dreams Foundation has donated over $300,000 in equipment and financial support to DTBL. With their help DTBL has been able to outfit well over 500 military kids with top of the line gear.

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Thank you to the National Pond Hockey Championship 2014 for for raising $55,000 for DTBL and the military kids.

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