Originally written on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 10/4/11
The emotional impact is still being felt from the plane crash that killed 44 people, including all of the players on the KHL's Lokomotiv Yaroslavl last month. Tributes were held all over the world in their memory. Now, the focus has shifted to the ones they left behind: their families. The Lokomotiv Wives Fund is picking up momentum via a Facebook drive. On Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. in Pittsburgh, the effort to help out these families will get a significant boost in attention: The Washington Capitals and the Pittsburgh Penguins, arch rivals on the ice, are teaming up to raise funds for those families affected by the Lokomotiv crash. From the Capitals: The Capitals and Penguins today announced a joint effort to raise money for the families of Lokomotiv Yaroslavl, the KHL team that perished in a plane crash Sept. 7 in Russia. Caps and Pens players will wear jerseys with commemorative Lokomotiv patches at the Oct. 13 game, then autograph the game-worn and game-issued jerseys afterward and auc...
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