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    DTBL Highlights & Events:

    November 28, 2015The Austin Bruins Military Night will take place at Riverside Arena in Austin, Minnesota. Special jerseys will be worn by the Bruins and auctioned off with proceeds going to DTBL. For more details, click here.

    Thank you to the NHLPA for the most recent donation of 40 sets of gear to military kids!  The National Hockey League Players Association Goals & Dreams Foundation has donated over $330,000 in equipment and financial support to DTBL.

    Bid on the camo jerseys worn by the Minnesota Wild during warm up  at their Military Appreciation Night, presented by Thomson Reuters and benefiting Defending the Blue Line®. Watch the awesome video here.

    Matt Dumba Honors Derek Boogaard - The Minnesota Wild announced that defenseman Matt Dumba would be switching from number 55 to number 24. Learn why this move is tugging at the heartstrings of the fan base.

    Planet Hockey just partnered with DTBL offering nationwide hockey camps slots for military kids. Check out all of the available free hockey camps across the nation.

    A limited number of NHL and College home game tickets are available for military families. Pick out your favorite team to see with your family. 

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    Our mission at Defending The Blue Line® (DTBL) is ensuring that 
    children of military members are afforded every opportunity to 
    participate in the game of hockey. We accomplish this by providing
    free equipment for military kids, hockey camps, special events, and
    financial assistance for registration fees and other costs associated
    with hockey.

    Defending The Blue Line®

    15211 Ravenna Trail
    Hastings, MN 55033


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