On November 8th, it’s Hockey Fights Cancer Night for Shane Doan and the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena. For the Saturday night game against John Tavares and the New York Islanders, the Coyotes will be the next team to promote Hockey Fights Cancer.

Hockey Fights CancerOn October 14, the NHL launched its annual Hockey Fights Cancer awareness month and it will run through November 15. This month-long campaign is to bring awareness to organizations, both national and local, that are known for their cancer research and care programs. Since the beginning of HFC in 1998, they have donated over $14 million to organizations that are centered upon helping in the effort to benefit organizations such as children’s hospitals, cancer institutes and player charities.

Fans attending the game are encouraged to wear lavender and the first 10,000 fans will receive the “I Fight For” card to show support for those we know and love that currently suffer or have overcome cancer. The Coyotes will host patients from all over the valley on this night.

This year, the NHL is supporting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, ZERO – The Project to End Prostate Cancer, Prostate Cancer Canada, The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and the Movember Foundation.

You can support this cause by purchasing a “Hockey Fights Cancer” team shirt here or you can directly donate here.

You can purchase game tickets for this special night here.

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