Dallas Stars Alumni Association to Hold Inaugural Community Chest Hockey Game

First-ever event to feature Dallas Stars legends alongside Metroplex youth hockey players to benefit the Stryker Family and the North Texas hockey community.

Friday, 02.28.2014 / 3:55 PM / Dallas Stars Alumni
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Dallas Stars Alumni Association to Hold Inaugural Community Chest Hockey Game
The Dallas Stars Alumni Association will hold the inaugural Community Chest Hockey Game on March 22, 2014 at American Airlines Center, following the Dallas Stars game against the Ottawa Senators. Stars legends including Mike Modano, Joe Nieuwendyk, Jere Lehtinen, Ed Belfour and Marty Turco are scheduled to participate in the game.

The Dallas Stars Alumni Association will hold the inaugural Community Chest Hockey Game on March 22, 2014 at American Airlines Center, following the Dallas Stars game against the Ottawa Senators. Stars legends including Mike Modano, Joe Nieuwendyk, Jere Lehtinen, Ed Belfour and Marty Turco are scheduled to participate in the game.

Local area youth hockey players will have the opportunity to play alongside former Dallas Stars by fundraising on behalf of the Community Chest. All youth hockey players who help raise funds for the Community Chest will be eligible to be selected to participate in the game with the Stars alumni.

"Our Dallas Stars Alumni Association is committed to supporting the North Texas hockey community," Dallas Stars President and CEO Jim Lites said. "We have found a unique way to fundraise in support of the Stryker Family and future families who will need monetary support after tragedy or unexpected hardships."

The game will be played in memory of local hockey player, Travis Stryker, who along with his mother and father were killed tragically in a car accident en-route to a hockey tournament. The proceeds from the Community Chest Game will benefit the Stryker Family and will go toward supporting the future needs of the hockey community in Texas. Austin Stryker, Travis' brother, is scheduled to participate in Community Chest Hockey Game.

The Dallas Stars Alumni scheduled to play to play in the game include:

Mike Modano
Joe Nieuwendyk
Jere Lehtinen
Marty Turco
Ed Belfour
Craig Ludwig
Jason Arnott
Stu Barnes
Dan Blackburn
Brent Severyn
Bob Bassen
Andy Moog
Landon Wilson
Gerald Diduck
Steve Dykstra

Made up of former Dallas Stars and local NHL alumni, the Dallas Stars Alumni Association (DSAA) uses hockey as a vehicle to serve the local community. As ambassadors of the sport, DSAA members act as role models, support charitable initiatives, and promote the growth of hockey throughout the Texas region.

For more information about fundraising for the opportunity to play in the Community Chest Game or to donate, please visit DallasStars.com/AlumniGame.

Mission Statement
The Dallas Stars Alumni Association (DSAA) is a registered nonprofit Texas corporation with 501(c) 3 status.

The DSAA is dedicated to (i) supporting other charitable organizations through providing financial support, event participation and lending the talents and ambassadorship of the Corporation’s participants, (ii) providing consulting and financial support to former players (and their immediate family members) of the National Hockey League (the “NHL”) in need of assistance, (iii) building relationships with current and former NHL players to develop role models for the community and foster support for charitable causes and the Corporation’s activities, (iv) providing a vehicle for the Corporation’s participants to support and promote youth hockey in the Texas region; (v) fostering fellowship among the Corporation’s supporters and participants through community involvement and continued public visibility of the Corporation’s participants, and (vi) celebrating Dallas Stars professional hockey history in the Texas region
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