Gander Mountain supports Defending The Blue Line.
Gander Mountain partnered with DTBL to sponsor the NHL Players Charity Game and Autograph Session on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at Ridder Arena on the University of Minnesota Campus. Once again on October 28, 2012 Gander Mountain sponsored the Players Charity Game at Mariucci Arena on the U of M Campus.
In December of 2012, DTBL president Shane Hudella and Washington Capitals Matt Hendricks were selected for the USO Holiday Tour oversees. Gander Mountain came through once again with a ton of coats and clothing for the guys to wear on the tour.
"Gander Mountain Company operates the nation’s largest retail network of stores for hunting, fishing, camping, and marine products and accessories. Established in 1960, Gander Mountain offers the best assortment of outdoor equipment, camping supplies, fishing and marine products, technical and rugged outdoor apparel, and technical and casual footwear, as well as gunsmith and archery services."
During February and March of 2013, Gander mountain helped DTBL through the Puck for a Buck campaign! Visitors to the stores bought and signed their paper pucks for support of DTBL up on the wall of several Gander Mountain stores. Check out the pro hockey player videos that helped promote Puck for a Buck.