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Heat Announce Support for Paskall Family

January 31, 2014 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Abbotsford Heat News Release

Abbotsford, BC - The Abbotsford Heat announced today their support for the Paskall family during the today's game against the Hamilton Bulldogs. Julie Paskall, a hockey mom from Surrey, was slain outside the Newton Recreation Centre on December 29th, 2013 while waiting to pick up her son from hockey. The Heat will be donating a portion of all tickets sold to for the January 31st game through the PASKALL code to the Paskall Family Trust. As the game is a $3 $2 $1 Brew Dog and Pop night, all donations from the $3 beer wristbands will also go to the Paskall Family Trust.

Thanks to game sponsor Coast Capital Savings, the Paskall son's hockey team from Surrey will be hosted as special guests for the game, with a chance to meet NHL Legend Frank Mahovlich and they will be participating in the ceremonial puck drop.

Anybody wishing to support the Paskall Family Trust can purchase tickets to the game at using the offer code PASKALL, call 1-877-452-HEAT to purchase tickets using the offer code PASKALL, or donate directly to the Paskall Family Trust at any Vancity Credit Union branch.

The Abbotsford Heat are dedicated to being a significant community partner for Abbotsford and the Fraser Valley. Over the past three seasons, the Heat have raised more than $300,000 for local charities and minor hockey groups and the Heat Foundation has donated more than $100,000 to local charity groups. Last season, the Heat raised nearly $94,000 for local groups through 50/50 sales and more than $65,000 through the Fundraiser ticket program. Please call 1-877-452-4328 to see how your charity or minor hockey group can raise money with the Abbotsford Heat.

The Heat will host the Hamilton Bulldogs (AHL affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens) on Friday January 31st and Saturday February 1st. For tickets and information, please call 1-877-452-4328 or go to

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