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March 20 2012; Denver, CO, USA; Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene (9) skates during the first period of the game against the Calgary Flames at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-US PRESSWIRE
March 20 2012; Denver, CO, USA; Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene (9) skates during the first period of the game against the Calgary Flames at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-US PRESSWIRE

UNO is holding a charity game for Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy, this is to help the families affected by the Duchenne disease, last year it raised more than $30,000.

Seven current and former National Hockey League players, along with 14 former University of Nebraska Omaha players will take the ice Sunday, August 26 to help the Omaha Hockey Hall of Fame Foundation raise funds to fight Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy with a benefit hockey game at the Moylan Tranquility Ice Plex.

The 2 p.m. game is open to the public. Tickets are $15 and are on sale at Tranquility, located at 122 St. and West Maple Road. Doors will open at noon. Also included will be numerous silent auction items including game-worn jerseys from a variety of college teams.

This year's NHL players attending are now on the rosters at Colorado, Chicago, Philadelphia, Anaheim, Minnesota, Los Angeles, Montreal and Washington.