250 hours, a Guinness World Record and $1.1 million later, 40 Albertans are finally getting the rest they need.
The brave Canadians just wrapped up playing what’s now the world’s longest hockey game ever, and they raised a lot of money while doing it. The game – held at Saiker’s Acres in Strathcona County, AB – raised money for the Alberta Cancer Foundation.
“It just shows you what can be done when people get together,” said one player to CTV News.
That $1.1 million will help the foundation purchase a $2.5 million state-of-the-art PET-MR scanner at the Cross Cancer Institute. According to the Recorder.ca, the scanner will improve the likelihood and quality of survival for cancer patients.
These guys just proved that Canadians are truly great at two things: Hockey and being nice. Yay Canada!