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.
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.
Reide Housley with Rod Simons discussing Defending The Blue Line® at The Local Irish Pub in Minneapolis, MN. - August 25, 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Kare 11 was at the game and picked up some great video.
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.
Big thanks goes out to the Wild organization for pitching in to make sure our operation keeps running smoothly! See the video.
The MN Wild featured DTBL on their “Becoming Wild” webisode in July 2012. The video features hilights from the NHL Players Charity Game 2012.
See the Video from Kare 11
The girls from the Philly Honor pulled off a fantastic party and we have video to prove it.
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Minnesota National Guard member Shane Hudella tells Mrs. Obama that the state's efforts to connect military families with programs could serve as a model for the nation.
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.
Video from Duluth, Minnesota about DTBL.
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.
Watch the video about Defending The Blue Line® that was filmed during Hockey Day Minnesota on January 21, 2012, by Fox Sports North.
1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Red Bull Infantry Division during Hockey Day Minnesota and DTBL's "Skate For The Troops 2".
1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Red Bull Infantry Division. Command Sgt. Maj. Mitch Hellkamp in Kuwait.
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.
Fox Sports North Interview with Shane on November 27, 2011 during Boogaard tribute night.
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
KSTP Video September 2011
Kare 11 Video - July 20, 2011
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.
KSTP Video: February 27, 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.
Watch this great video of DTBL's Shane Hudella as he jumps from a plane in 2011.