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UAA hockey players to shave heads for kids’ cancer research

By KTVA CBS 11 News 3:35 PM February 25, 2014

An Anchorage head-shaving event is Sunday, March 2 from 1 to 3 p.m.

ANCHORAGE – By the end of the weekend the UAA Seawolves men’s hockey team will be sporting a new look — bald.

Head Coach Matt Thomas was on Daybreak Tuesday morning to talk hockey and how the team is helping fight childhood cancer by hosting a St. Baldrick’s head-shaving event.

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a pediatric cancer research charity that people participate in around the globe.

The Anchorage head-shaving event is Sunday, March 2 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex Ice Rink. All are welcome to participate and 100 percent of proceeds go toward kids’ cancer research.

Click the play button on the video box to learn more and click here to find an event in your area.

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