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  • The Latest: Czech star Ledecka secures rare Olympic double

    The Latest: Czech star Ledecka secures rare Olympic double

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:14 PM EST2018-02-24 01:14:55 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Michael Sohn). Driver Nadezhda Sergeeva and Anastasia Kocherzhova of the Olympic Athletes of Russia take a curve in their third heat during the women's two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, ...(AP Photo/Michael Sohn). Driver Nadezhda Sergeeva and Anastasia Kocherzhova of the Olympic Athletes of Russia take a curve in their third heat during the women's two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, ...
    The International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation says it isn't commenting yet on an alleged anti-doping rule violation by Russian women's bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva.>>
    The International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation says it isn't commenting yet on an alleged anti-doping rule violation by Russian women's bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva.>>
  • Ledecka gets rare double Olympic gold; US men win curling

    Ledecka gets rare double Olympic gold; US men win curling

    Saturday, February 24 2018 5:45 AM EST2018-02-24 10:45:10 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). Gold medal winner Ester Ledecka, of the Czech Republic, celebrates after the women's parallel giant slalom at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). Gold medal winner Ester Ledecka, of the Czech Republic, celebrates after the women's parallel giant slalom at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.
    Ester Ledecka got a rare double gold by becoming the first to win snowboarding's parallel giant slalom and skiing's Alpine super-G at the Olympics, while the United States' men's curling team beat Sweden in an upset.>>
    Ester Ledecka got a rare double gold by becoming the first to win snowboarding's parallel giant slalom and skiing's Alpine super-G at the Olympics, while the United States' men's curling team beat Sweden in an upset.>>
  • American Krupp, Canadian Macek fully committed to Germany

    American Krupp, Canadian Macek fully committed to Germany

    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:05 AM EST2018-02-24 09:05:05 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 5:18 AM EST2018-02-24 10:18:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Bjorn Krupp (40), of Germany, and goalie Den Birken Danny Aus (33) defend the goal against Rene Bourque (17), of Canada, during the second period of the semifinal round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics i...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Bjorn Krupp (40), of Germany, and goalie Den Birken Danny Aus (33) defend the goal against Rene Bourque (17), of Canada, during the second period of the semifinal round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics i...
    American-born Bjorn Krupp and Canadian-born Brooks Macek don't feel at all conflicted about playing for Germany at the Olympics.>>
    American-born Bjorn Krupp and Canadian-born Brooks Macek don't feel at all conflicted about playing for Germany at the Olympics.>>

by SpokaneChiefs.com

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Spokane Chiefs forwards Mitch Holmberg, Liam Stewart and Mike Aviani are proud to donate to Susan G. Komen for the Cure during the 2013-14 Chiefs regular season.

For each goal Holmberg scores, he has chosen to donate $5. Aviani will also donate $5 for each of goal of his own. Stewart has chosen to donate $10 per goal this year.

The players have set up a donation webpage through Susan G. Komen to track their progress and invite fans to join their fundraiser. The Chiefs Fight Cancer page can be found here.

This fundraising challenge was inspired and created by the players themselves. The Spokane Chiefs Hockey Club is proud to support them toward their goal, as General Manager Tim Speltz has pledged to match the players' donations on behalf of the organization.

Holmberg is honoring his late grandmother, Theresa Campbell. Stewart is honoring his late close family friend, Karen Beebe. Finally, Aviani is honoring his close family friend, Kathy Barnes, a cancer survivor.

As of October 28, the players have combined for 25 goals (Holmberg 17, Aviani 14, Stewart 4) and $195 in goal-driven donations.

The Chiefs play two road games this week before returning home Saturday for a rematch with the Portland Winterhawks. The game will be the Washington Army National Guard Buck Night & CheerStix giveaway, as well both a Military and Faith Night. Any military or church member is eligible for a special group rate through the Chiefs office.

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