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Hockey players face off at Ontario Place to raise money for Princess Margaret

Former professional athletes laced up along side hockey enthusiasts on Saturday to raise money for Princess Margaret hospital.

The annual Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer tournament took place at Ontario Place.

The dusk to dawn fundraising event has raised a staggering $4.7 million in just two years with another $2.3 million raised Saturday.

More than 50 celebrities participated in the event including hockey superstars Darryl Sittler, Tie Domi, Eddie Shack and David Pelletier.

“It’s a humbling disease and everybody wants to help any way they can and road hockey is obviously a Canadian way,” Domi told CityNews.

A total of 130 teams of eight to 12 players played five games each throughout the course of the day.

Between games, there was food, drinks, live music, even massage therapy.

Blue Jays star Kelly Gruber and rockers Tyler Stewart of Barenaked Ladies and Mike Levine of Triumph, were also there.

With files from CityNews