Defending The Blue Line actively works to ensure that children of military members are afforded every opportunity to participate in the game of hockey. Who's Eligible?
NHL Game Tickets
Thanks to the generosity of our NHL partners, tickets are made available for military kids during the season. To date, over 2500 tickets to pro, semi pro, and collegiate hockey games have been given away to deserving families. Request a ticket
The NHLPA Goals and Dreams Foundation has donated over $250,000 worth of new equipment for our cause. That along with new gear donated by other businesses, and with the equipment collected from local gear drives around the country, Defending The Blue Line has been able to outfit more than 400 military kids from head to toe with top of the line gear. Request Equipment
Defending The Blue Line has sent more than 1000 kids to some of the best hockey camps in the nation. Through the generosity of the Johnson Timber Corporation, Carroll Goalie School, Cathys Power Hour, Donskov Hockey School, Minnesota Made Hockey, Mounds View Hockey, North Star Hockey Camps, Pro Ambitions Hockey, Rink Rat 19, Robby Glantz, Stauber Brothers, Weezy's Competitive Edge, and others, youngsters are given a chance to improve their skills at no charge. View Hockey Camps
DTBL has written over $100,000 in grants to help with local hockey association fees. This is a great way for DTBL to say "thanks" to the families who give us so much. Apply for a Grant