Videos

2014 Celebrity Camo Classic Golf Tournament commercial - June 30, 2014

Defending The Blue Line® held the Camo Classic at The Meadows at Mystic Lake in Prior Lake, Minnesota. This video commercial was filmed before the event and included 4 pro hockey players and the members of the National Guard.

Video highlights of North American Pond Hockey Championship - January 24-26, 2014

See the highlights of the event that was one of the largest fundraisers ever for DTBL.

Airman handcrafts hockey rink, first in AOR - March 2014

Airman 1st Class Joshua Hanson, 386th Expeditionary Communication Squadron, developed a proposal to construct a near arena-size hockey rink at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. Watch the video.

Brent Burns, Defending The Blue Line® gives back to military

Check out this great video featuring San Jose Sharks Brent Burns and DTBL! They both teamed up with the San Jose Jr. Sharks for a fundraiser that brought in $60,000 to the 2 organizations.

Nashville Predators Hendricks and Nystrom chat with NHL Network about Defending The Blue Line® - November 13, 2013

NHL players Matt Hendricks and Eric Nystrom are strong supporters of Defending The Blue Line®.

Deployed soldier, Captain Matthew Lunn, Surprises His Family at a Tampa Bay Lightning Game - October 12, 2013

Matt is the DTBL Tampa, Florida Regional Representative who was deployed to Afghanistan a few months ago.

Defending The Blue Line® on GameOn with Rod Simons

Reide Housley with Rod Simons discussing Defending The Blue Line® at The Local Irish Pub in Minneapolis, MN. - August 25, 2013

Minnesota Wild Players Warm Up In Jerseys To Be Auctioned Off For DTBL - 2013

On April 23, 2013 the Wild players wore custom camouflage jersey's for their warm up. They then autographed them and auctioned them off for DTBL and the Minnesota Wild Foundation.

DTBL presents Afghanistan Flag to Minnesota Gopher Hockey Team - March 7, 2013

The Gophers wore jersey's that were replicas of the Gophers' jersey from the 1960-1961 season. DTBL then auctioned the jerseys off which brought in over $25,000 to DTBL.

Hudella & Hendricks Proud to ‘Defend the Blue Line’ Video and Journal by Shane Hudella

From December 11th to 18th, NHLPA member and Washington Capitals forward Matt Hendricks joined his friend Shane Hudella to visit American troops overseas. Read the diary and watch the video of part of the trip - December 2012

Video of the entire NHL Players Charity Game - October 28, 2012

An anonymous videographer did a live stream that many people including deployed soldiers were able to watch during the game. If you couldn't make it to the game or missed the live stream, you can watch it here.

MN Gophers Military Appreciation Night to Benefit DTBL -October 26, 2012

Military Appreciation night as the MN Gophers squared off against the U18 National team at 7pm.  The Gophers recognized DTBL and several military families from MN during the event. See the video.

NHL Players Charity Game Interview videos from KARE 11 - October 28, 2012

Kare 11 was at the game and picked up some great video.

Zach Parise Audio Interview With K102 Wake Up Crew - October 24, 2012

Donna and Muss interview Zach 4 days before he plays in the NHL Players Charity Game.

MN Wild Matt Kassian and Air Force Captain Ben Hendrickson talk about the upcoming NHL Players Charity Game - October 23, 2012

Fox 9 interview with Dawin Mitchell on Sports Primetime talking about the charity game on Sunday night October 28, 2012. Defending the Blueline will host the charity hockey game at Mariucci Arena.

MN Wild Staff Helps Out At The DTBL Office - October 16, 2012

Big thanks goes out to the Wild organization for pitching in to make sure our operation keeps running smoothly! See the video.

"Becoming Wild" Features DTBL in Webisode 7 - July 2012

The MN Wild featured DTBL on their “Becoming Wild” webisode in July 2012. The video features hilights from the NHL Players Charity Game 2012.

NHL Players Charity Game to Benefit DTBL - June 20, 2012

See the Video from Kare 11

Philadelphia Honor 5k run to benefit Defending The Blue Line - March 31, 2012

The girls from the Philly Honor pulled off a fantastic party and we have video to prove it.

NY Islander Matt Martin - Iceman With a Heart of Gold

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MN Wild 2012 Camo Jersey Night and Auction for DTBL

In Februay of 2012 the Wild warmed up wearing camo jerseys that were later auctioned off on NHL.com with an incredible fundraiser for DTBL.

Defending The Blue Line Keeping Military Kids On The Ice

Video from Duluth, Minnesota about DTBL.

Bryce Salvador and Zach Parise talk about Defending The Blue Line

This is a commercial that was filmed by the New Jersey Devils and aired during the New Jersey Equipment Drive for DTBL in February of 2012.

Hockey Day Minnesota 2012

Watch the video about Defending The Blue Line® that was filmed during Hockey Day Minnesota on January 21, 2012, by Fox Sports North.

Minnesota Hockey Day Game Interview from Kuwait

1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Red Bull Infantry Division during Hockey Day Minnesota and DTBL's "Skate For The Troops 2".

Message from CSM Hellkamp in Kuwait

1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Red Bull Infantry Division. Command Sgt. Maj. Mitch Hellkamp in Kuwait.

MN Wild Tribute to Derek Boogaard

Watch the In-Arena Ceremony honoring "Boogey" that took place during pregame on November 27, 2011. The Boogaard Family along with the MN Wild donated $16,750 to DTBL in memory of Derek. DTBL would like to send a very special thank you out to the Boogaard Family and the MN Wild.

Shane Hudella of DTBL Interview during MN Wild Tribute Night

Fox Sports North Interview with Shane on November 27, 2011 during Boogaard tribute night.

Clutterbuck On A Stick

Minnesota Wild Forward Cal Clutterbuck signs autographs at the MN State Fair DTBL booth. The interview is by Jim Rich of Fox 9 - September 2011

Daughters of Maple Grove, MN soldier receive hockey gear from DTBL 

KSTP Video September 2011

NHL Players Charity Hockey Game

Kare 11 Video - July 20, 2011

NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams Recognizes DTBL 

On March 28, 2011, NBC aired a fantastic video of  DTBL in their "Making A Difference" series. You can also view the web version here: View NBC interview with Shane Hudella, founder of DTBL.

"Skate for the Troops" Event 

KSTP Video: February 27, 2011

MN Wild Camo Jersey Auction 2011

In Februay of 2011 the Wild warmed up wearing camo jerseys that were later auctioned off on NHL.com with an incredible fundraiser for DTBL. 

DTBL President Jumps With The Golden Knights

Watch this great video of DTBL's Shane Hudella as he jumps from a plane in 2011.