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Winnipeg police take on NHL players in charity hockey game

11/17/2012 04:03 EST | Updated 01/17/2013 05:12 EST
It's Hockey Night in Winnipeg with a roster full of NHL players ready to battle it out against the Winnipeg Police Service in the Goals for Dreams Hockey Challenge Saturday night.

The game will start at 3 p.m. at the University of Manitoba's Max Bell Centre, according to the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) website.

NHL players that have been confirmed to play against the Winnipeg Police Service Patrolmen Hockey Club include Andrew Ladd, Marks Stuart, Jonathan Toews, Shea Weber, Duncan Keith, Mike Richards, Brian Little, Olli Jokinen and 11 others.

Ron Hoggarth, a retired NHL referee, will be watching over the game.

Players will be signing autographs starting at 2 p.m.

The money raised will be donated to the Children's Hospital Foundation and the Dream Factory, a charitable organization dedicated to fulfilling dreams for children who are battling life-threatening illnesses.

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