It’s ok to not be ok.

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It’s ok to not be ok.

On April 6, 2018, Canadians across the country were heartbroken to hear of the devastating Humboldt Broncos bus crash, which took the lives of 16 members of the Junior A hockey team and injured 13 others. Tyler Smith… Read More

Donate to Hoagie

Dan, or “Hoagie”, as he’s known throughout the hockey community, was our first referee to receive a grant from Dawg Nation. Hoagie was a Postal Carrier away from the ice during his accident when he was hit by… Read More

Donate to Pete Thompson

A crippling disease… Pete Thompson was diagnosed late last year with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) and the progress of the disease has been extremely rapid. Less than a year ago he was playing in hockey tournaments and now… Read More

Giving Back to Dennis Borland

The season of giving continues! Dennis Borland has been an integral part of the Fort Collins hockey scene for many years. Earlier this year he was involved in a serious motorcycle accident that resulted in the loss of… Read More

Giving Back to Tony Huss

He’s the Cap. It was quite a day as the spirit of giving was in abundance! First stop was at the Tuscany Restaurant in Evergreen where owner Rick Egloff welcomed us into his beautiful restaurant so we could… Read More

Dawg Bowl IX Recap

Dawg Bowl IX is in the books… Dawg Bowl IX is in the books and the event exceeded even our wildest expectations! Hugs, smiles, laughter, and tears were in abundance throughout the weekend. We once again created memories… Read More

Giving Back to Todd Smith

Fighting hard… Todd Smith was diagnosed with Cholangiocarcinoma in December 2018. He’s in the advanced stages of cancer but is fighting hard. Todd is the sole custodial father of two beautiful, ambitious and strong daughters Tatianna (age 20)… Read More

Giving Back to Derek Cahill

Injured on the ice… Derek is an avid hockey player, playing for the Frisky Squirrels at the Edge as well as other area teams. The hockey community means the world to Derek. He learned how to skate and… Read More