UB CSEE alumni Michael Lesakowski (MS ’08) and Peter Merlo (BS ’93, MS ‘98); UB staff member Steven Roder; and their team of 40 hockey players helped raise $1.2 million for cancer research at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. Lesakowski, his wife Amy, and...
These hockey players broke a world record and fought cancer in epic 11-day game
Ice hockey is a pretty grueling sport, even when you just play a regulation three-period game. What would ever make anyone sign up for a game that went on for 11 straight days? For these hockey players in Buffalo, NY, it was a chance to fight back against cancer, a...
ESPN SportsCenter Interview with Mike Lesakowski
After the 11 Day Power Play wrapped up, Mike Lesakowski spoke to ESPN SportsCenter about the historic event. Watch the interview here (enter password: accesstobookers)!
TSN – Toronto – Interviews 11 Day Power Play Team
TSN in Toronto recently interviewed the 11 Day Power Play team. Listen to the audio clip!
11 Day Power Play sets Guinness record, beats million-dollar goal
Game over, record set, mission accomplished. The 11 Day Power Play wrapped up early Monday in HarborCenter, successfully achieving its lofty goals in a cause launched months ago to support cancer research. The final whistle sounded shortly before 8 a.m., ending 11...
The Longest Hockey Game Ever: The 11 Day Power Play
Shortly after 7 a.m. this morning, the official clock mounted in the stands overlooking center ice hit 10 days, 10 hours, 3 minutes and 21 seconds. At that point, the forty guys comprising the two teams of the 11-Day Power Play had a new unofficial Guinness World...
And on the 11th day, Buffalo hockey marathoners break record
Buffalo's hockey marathoners have overcome injuries, illness, fatigue and countless blisters to unofficially set the record for the longest continuous game. It happened shortly after 7 a.m. Monday, when the official time clock mounted in the stands overlooking center...
BUFFALO FIGHTS CANCER. ONE SHIFT AT A TIME.
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