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An entertaining blog to help you stay in touch with of our fearless leader. You will have a front row seat to the life and times of Cappy as you bear witness to his life of “no coincidences”. Sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes funny, but always inspirational, you won’t want to miss a single post!

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Congratulations to the USA National Sled Hockey team!

January 16, 2018
DAWG Nation congratulates Ralph DeQuebec and the USA National Sled Hockey team. They won the gold in December at the World Sled Hockey Challenge in Prince Edward Island, Canada. The U.S. beat Italy in the semi finals and edged Canada 3-2 in the final.
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DAWGs Night at DU

January 14, 2018
DAWG Nation was the guest of honor when the NCCA champion Denver Pioneers hosted Dartmouth on December 15. Through ticket sales, the event raised close to $5,000 for those in the hockey community needing assistance. Between periods the DAWGs staged a special exhibition featuring Colorado Sled Hockey players. Some of the best players in the world were on the ice including Ralph DeQuebec o…

Taylor Erickson

December 22, 2017
On Thursday, December 14th, Taylor Erickson was enjoying a nice evening out with his friends. As the evening wound down, Taylor fainted due to low blood sugar, unfortunately hitting his head and fracturing his skull in the process. The injury resulted in a concussion, bleeding from his frontal lobe and has caused Taylor to struggle with his speech and motor skills in the days following the acci…

Major Milestone

December 14, 2017
Million Dollars October 2017, just six years and ten months after being formed, DAWG Nation gave funds to the 109th recipient, exceeding $1,000,000.00 in donations paid out. What an amazing accomplishment, which wouldn’t have happened without your generous donations. DAWG Nation fans are the best, with big whole love hearts. (according to my granddaughter Kahlynn) Thank you from all of us he…

We Give Back to Christina Montoya

December 13, 2017
A special night for a special person. This past Friday night we were honored to be part of a very special night for Christina “Toya” Montoya. Toya, who is always one of the first to step up when others are in need, was the one that needed a lift this time. 2017 has been a rough one for Toya and along with a few hundred of her closest friends we decided to change that! Toya’s close f…

Milan Hejduk #23 Jersey Retirement Night at the AV’s

November 29, 2017
Join us with #23 Milan Hejduk for a very special night! Get your tickets for a fun night celebrating Milan’s special career with the Colorado Avalanche. Saturday night January 6th 2018 at the Pepsi Center. A portion of the ticket fee goes to DAWG Nation Hockey Foundation! Denver Post Article

Movember – The NCHC Officials Fundraiser

November 15, 2017
The DU Pioneers have a big series this weekend as #1 ranked St. Cloud State comes to town to take on the #3 ranked Pios. As part of he weekend festivities, our friends in the stripes (NCHC Officials) will be raising funds and awareness for men’s health on Saturday, November 11th. Look for swag, prizes and some incredible silent auction items at Saturday’s game.

Destination Denver Realty Charity Challenge

November 14, 2017
Christina Montoya Thank you for visiting this web page where Rob Mancey is collecting contributions to help Christina Montoya.  DAWG Nation is a registered 501(c) (3) so your donation is fully tax deductible. Christina (Toya) is an amazing person who is always looking to build others up and help them however she can, including nominating other people who play hockey and have med…

Marcus Christian

October 10, 2017
Letter from Marcus’s Mother-in Law- Mandy Jones Good Morning, I wanted to reach out and express my gratitude to this amazing foundation. My new son-in-law, Marcus Christian married my daughter on August 19, 2017.  Marcus and my daughter Heather have a 5 year old daughter and are expecting another child in March, 2018.  Eight days after the wedding he was riding his motorcycl…
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Giving Back to Christina Montoya

October 9, 2017
Christina (Toya) is an amazing person who is always looking to build others up and help them however she can, including nominating other people that play hockey and have medical issues . She does this despite having gone through unbelievable challenges with her own health. She is such an inspiration! Christina Montoya – December, 2017 This past Friday night we were honored…
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Help Marcus Christian

September 21, 2017
Marcus needs help after a motorcycle accident. On Sunday, 8/27/17, Marcus Christian was riding his motorcycle through the Poudre Canyon just outside of Fort Collins. A bus carrying white water rafters pulled out in front of Marcus. Having nowhere to go, Marcus collided with the bus and needed to be airlifted out of the canyon and taken to Medical Center of the Rockies. This happened rig…
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DU Hockey – DAWG Nation Night!

August 25, 2017
Join Us for a Night with the National Champions and a Good Cause. Friday, December 15th, 2017 – 7:05PMDU VS. Dartmouth – Magness Arena DU is donating $5/per ticket To DAWG Nation Hockey Foundation Buy your tickets here for $15 (face $20) Sections 5, 6 & 7 Use Promo Code: DAWGNATION
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