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11 Day Power Play Is Trading a Puck for a Ball

Wednesday, Aug. 19 at 7 pm, the puck, er, rather the ball will be dropped to start the 2020 edition of the 11 Day Power Play Community Shift, dubbed the Big Save. Instead of ice hockey, this year’s event originally slated to run from July 8-19, has evolved into an...

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11 Day Power Play starts with COVID restrictions

The 11 Day Power Play begins once again starting on Wednesday, with a few changes. Rather than a puck drop, it will be a ball drop. Coronavirus restrictions made it impossible for organizers to have an ice hockey event so this year it is outdoors at Riverworks, and it...

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Riverworks to host 11 Day Power Play street hockey in August

“Cancer doesn’t stop for COVID-19, and neither do we.” That’s what the 11 Day Power Play Twitter account had to say Tuesday as it announced their new home for this year’s event. Riverworks will host the 11 Day Power Play this year in a street hockey format. Organizers...

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11 Day Power Play – Taking it to the Streets!

Cancer doesn't stop for COVID-19, and neither do we!  We will be following NYS guidelines and holding our games outside.  We can't wait to see our players August 19-30th playing street hockey, for 11 straight days, at one of the coolest venues in town, Buffalo...

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Partnering on Project for Test Predicting Severe COVID-19

The University at Buffalo is joining forces with Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and other regional and national health and research leaders to develop blood tests that uncover hidden information in the cells of those exposed to the novel coronavirus to...

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11 Day Power Play is Postponed

Organizers of The 11 Day Power Play organization announced Thursday they are not holding their 2020 Community Shift event at HarborCenter in July, due to restrictions resulting from Covid-19. But they are still holding out hope that the event can be rescheduled. ...

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11 Day Power Play Pushed Back to Deal with COVID-19

The 11 Day Power Play can't stop.  The 11 Day Power Play won't stop.  We have shifted the event to August 19 - 30th.  If we can't get on the ice then due to social distancing guidelines, we have a backup plan!  Our dedicated team captains and players will all...

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11 Day Power Play Spreading Cheer

This morning we were busy spreading cheer. Thank you to all of our amazing volunteers who headed out to deliver more than 300 lawn signs all over WNY to our sponsors, 040 and Power Players who have gone above and beyond to help us fight cancer. The 11 Day Power Play...

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