Posted in Life, NHL, tagged Canadian Cancer Society, cancer, Diamond Marshall, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Face Off Against Cancer, Fundraiser, hockey for the cure, Kate Middleton, Memory Marshall, NHL, Prince WIlliam, Royal Visit, undifferentiated sarcoma, WHL on September 20, 2007|
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Sometimes words cannot express what is in your heart. Memory is the daughter of my dear friend, Marty Jimmy and though Memory is gone, she leaves behind this legacy to help cure cancer. In just one weekend, her family and friends raised nearly $175 000 in her name. Amazing.
Rest in peace, Memory.
Update: The Hockey For The Cure fundraiser was taken on by the Canadian Cancer Society in 2008 and is now an annual event.
UPDATE: Diamond Marshall, daughter of Memory and Lyall, is granted a Royal Wish…
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Well, the rookies have. And the coaching staff. I’m really hoping I’ll get to see coach, Craig MacTavish. He was my favorite Oiler back in the 80’s.We’re going to watch the practice on Sunday morning. You can bet the whole family will be dudded up in our jerseys, though sadly mine is now somewhat archaic with the trade of Captain, Jason Smith #21 to Philadelphia. It was a sad, sad day for me when that happened. Almost as sad as when we lost Game Seven.
However, a fresh new season awaits and while Fernando Pisani is out indefinitely, I’m anxious to hear if Ethan Moreau is back in this year’s line up.
The Official Blurb:
The Edmonton Oilers open their 2007-08 season next week as they travel north to Yellowknife, Northwest Territories for Rookie Camp. A total of 38 players (25 forwards, 10 defenceman and three goaltenders) will go through the paces on the ice at the Shorty Brown MultiPlex from Friday, September 7th to Sunday, September 9th.
Staff Writer Edmonton Oilers Aug 31, 2007, 3:21 PM EDT
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