Play for a Cure Returns for 2024

Play for a Cure, in partnership with MRA Mobile Experiential, is excited to bring the National Hockey League’s United By Hockey, Mobile Museum Experience to the Vollmer Complex on Friday, April 19th and Saturday, April 20th as part of the 4th annual Play for a Cure event.

The 53’ double expandable trailer features interactive displays, artifacts and more, celebrating hockey’s multicultural trailblazers, change-makers and business leaders. Admission to the mobile museum is free to the public throughout the weekend. Hours of operation will be Friday April 19th from 11am – 8pm and on Saturday April 20th from 10am – 3pm.

One of Hockey’s most prominent trailblazers and role models, Hockey Hall of Famer, and four-time Women’s World Hockey Champion Angela James will be in LaSalle, taking part in the Play for a Cure Pro-Am as well as the Girls Skills for a Cure Event.

The Play For A Cure Pro-Am culminates in a charity all-star game on Friday April 19th at the Vollmer Complex in LaSalle with puck drop at 6:30pm. Angela James, Meghan Agosta, Adam Graves, Gary Roberts, Al Iafrate, Andy Delmore, Michael Leighton, and many more will be participating.

Also, YouTube sensations and hockey trick shot artists Pavel Barber and Zac Bell will be competing in the Woody’s Hoodies Shoot Out with local hockey players, including Windsor Spitfires Carson Woodall and Cole Davis between periods.

The Girls Skills for a Cure event on Saturday, April 20th brings together 175 local female hockey players aged U9 through U18, for a day of skill development and mentoring.

Instructors this year include Angela James, Olympic Gold Medalists Meghan Agosta and Sami Jo Small, as well as Olympic Silver Medalist Megan Bozek. Local elite coaches, Carrie Sekela, Stephanie White and Cait Stiles will also be on the ice.

Since 2019, The Play for a Cure Pro-Am has raised over $1.5 million dollars to support local cancer research through the Cancer Research Collaboration Fund. Our mission is to generate funds that will contribute to collaborative cancer research in the Windsor-Essex region. How can you participate? Visit online to purchase tickets for $25 to the Play For A Cure All-Star Game or special merchandise.

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