Organizers and players, including former Vancouver Canucks star Thomas Gradin, gather for a group photo at the start of the Humboldt Strong Memorial Street Hockey Tournament on May 5 at Nanaimo North Town Centre. Photo submitted

Organizers and players, including former Vancouver Canucks star Thomas Gradin, gather for a group photo at the start of the Humboldt Strong Memorial Street Hockey Tournament on May 5 at Nanaimo North Town Centre. Photo submitted

Nanaimo’s Humboldt Strong street hockey tourney raises more than $5,000

May 5 event at Nanaimo North Town Centre supported Canuck Place hospice

A spirited street hockey tourney in Nanaimo raised a lot of cash for charity.

The Humboldt Strong Memorial Street Hockey Tournament was held Sunday outside Nanaimo North Town Centre.

Angela Eaves, one of the organizers, said more than $5,200 was raised for Canuck Place hospice, and said all involved had a great time.



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GREG SAKAKI/THE NEWS BULLETIN                                Kamron Couture of the Campbell River Spring, left, defends against Nanaimo Icebreakers player Madden Cruickshank during action Sunday at the Humboldt Strong Memorial Street Hockey Tournament at Nanaimo North Town Centre. The event raised money for Canuck Place hospice.

GREG SAKAKI/THE NEWS BULLETIN Kamron Couture of the Campbell River Spring, left, defends against Nanaimo Icebreakers player Madden Cruickshank during action Sunday at the Humboldt Strong Memorial Street Hockey Tournament at Nanaimo North Town Centre. The event raised money for Canuck Place hospice.