Month: June 2017

11 Day Power Play hits CNN!

Mike Lesakowski is in a fight, and 39 other hockey players are piling on. But this is no ordinary hockey game at the HarborCenter in Buffalo, New York. The fight here is against cancer. The goal is to raise research dollars by playing the longest match on record. Read...

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Amid blisters and monotony, hockey marathon hits 7th day

It was just past 4 a.m. on Thursday when Andrew Tokasz decided it was time to inject some energy into a hockey game that was entering its seventh consecutive day. Shortly after Team White’s Kenny Corp scored on a backhander from the slot to cut Team Blue’s lead to...

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World’s Longest Hockey Game Reaches Halfway Point

After more than a year in the making, the puck finally dropped Thursday, June 22, 2017 at approximately 9:01 p.m., officially starting the 11-Day Power Play. Wednesday, June 28 marks the halfway point–the sixth of eleven consecutive days of the nonstop, 24-hours-a-day...

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Guys Telling Stories: Mike & Amy Lesakowski

Mike & Amy Lesakowski raised over $1 million for cancer research and seek to break the record for the world's longest hockey game! Their story about the 11 Day Power Play is undeniably heroic ... Listen here!

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WNY Living Features 11 Day Power Play

WNY Living talks about the 11 Day Power Play - a great event where 40 hockey players try to set a Guinness World Record, while raising money for cancer research. Check out the video here!

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Game on … and on: 11-day hockey marathon set for Buffalo

For Mike Lesakowski and 39 of his hockey-playing friends, it’s game on. And on and on and on. From the opening faceoff Thursday night to the final whistle set for the morning of July 3, the group of mostly 40-something Buffalonians will be on the ice playing one...

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