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.
The North American Pond Hockey Championships were held on January 23 - 25, 2015 at Excelsior Bay on Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota. Thank you to the NAPHC for raising $85,000 for DTBL to help military kids with their dreams of playing hockey.
Defending The Base Line is the new program that DTBL has started to bring baseball benefits to military kids. You can visit the new website now. Watch for equipment and grant applications that will be coming soon.
"The Home Front" is Terrence's latest painting depicting a soldier returning from war to be greeted by his son. This print is now up for sale with a portion of the sales to go to Defending The Blue Line® and the military kids it helps to play hockey.
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.
The family of JP Parise has asked that memorials in JP's honor be donated to Defending The Blue Line®. DTBL is very honored for these gifts in memory of a great man.
The Granite City Lumberjacks held a raffle during their Military Appreciation Night. $15,000 was raised for DTBL and the military kids it supports. The Lumberjacks are part of the North American 3 Hockey League. The team plays out of Sauk Rapids (St. Cloud), Minnesota.
Hockey Star, Gigi Marvin has once again offered slots for DTBL military kids to attend her hockey camp.
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.
Sniper Hockey Training is offering ALL families involved in "Defending the Blue Line®" a free training session or sessions. They work with players of all ages including moms and dads. They are located in Maple Plain, MN and will be having an open house at their newest facility in Long Lake on May 31 - June1, 2014
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.View all Partners & Donors
Thank you to the National Pond Hockey Championship 2014 for for raising $55,000 for DTBL and the military kids.View all Partners & Donors