Jump to content

Welcome to SPHL Forums

Welcome to SPHL Forums, like most online communities you must register to view or post in our community, but don't worry this is a simple free process that requires minimal information. Take advantage of it immediately, Register Now or LOGIN http://sphlforums.com/login/

  • Start new topics and reply to other fans of the SPHL!
  • Subscribe to topics and forums to get automatic updates
  • Add events to our community calendar
  • Get your own profile and make new friends
  • Customize your experience here

"World's Longest Hockey Game" Ends, New Cancer Drug Trial Wins

Recommended Posts

From: CTV News-Edmonton


Hope wins as final buzzer sounds at world's longest hockey game

Alex Antoneshyn, CTVNewsEdmonton.ca Digital Journalist

Published Monday, February 15, 2021 7:34AM MST

Last Updated Monday, February 15, 2021 8:31AM MST


EDMONTON -- Two hundred, fifty-two hours and $1.84 million later, the world's longest hockey game came to an end in Alberta Monday morning.

The players in Sherwood Park called it just before 6 a.m., celebrating with fireworks. ...

The marathon game started Feb. 4. Since then, those participating in the fundraiser for Edmonton's Cross Cancer Institute counted 750 volunteer shifts during a cold snap so brutal a puck cracked.

It wasn't for nothing, however. The group surpassed its $1.5-million goal on Saturday at hour 218 and headed toward $2 million. Over the week-and-a-half, an anonymous donor matched donations to the event up to $100,000 and the Edmonton Football Club donated half of the proceeds of a 50/50 draw.

This year's fundraising effort will support a clinical trial of a new cancer drug called PCLX-001, which has shown positive results in treating blood cancers in particular. ...


Read more at: https://edmonton.ctvnews.ca/hope-wins-as-final-buzzer-sounds-at-world-s-longest-hockey-game-1.5309268


  • Like 1
Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.


  • Create New...