The Markham Waxers Atom A hockey team is raising money for the Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure in support of breast cancer research.

The team will be playing games with pink stick tape, pink shin-pad tape and pink laces thoughout the month of October. The coaching staff and parents will be showing their support by wearing pink to the October games. Many of them know women that are or have been affected by the disease.

Aiden, Alexei, Anthony, Brandon, Devin, Evan, Jack, Jalen, James, Liam, Matthew, Rayyan, Ryden, Terrence, Topher, Tristan and the entire coaching staff have set a fundraising goal of $5,000. Click here to donate and help fund innovative research to help save the lives of more women and provide support programs to those affected.

Photo: Markham Waxers Atom A hockey team. Photo courtesy of Frontline Photo / Raymond Wong