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Live blog recap: Nathan O’Brien Charity Hockey Game in Calgary

CALGARY – A special hockey game took place Thursday night at the Saddledome to honour the memory of 5-year-old Nathan O’Brien, who went missing late June 2014 and was tragically presumed dead after a weeks-long investigation.

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Seven officers who were involved in the heartbreaking case laced up to play in the game, facing off against Calgary Flames alumni and others for the occasion.

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The game started at 6 p.m. MT and the crowd was encouraged to wear super hero costumes, since O’Brien loved them.

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Check out our recap of the live blog of the game, where Global’s Gord Gillies took in the action and shared some behind-the-scenes photos: