Locked-out hockey sticks, meet locked-out violin bows

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  • October 26, 2012 - 5:34 PM

In a show of solidarity, the musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra will play "The Star Spangled Banner" to open an NHL exhibition charity game featuring NHL stars at 6:45 p.m. Sunday at Mariucci Arena at the University of Minnesota. Due to contract disputes with management, both groups have been locked out; the musicians since Oct. 1 and the hockey players since Sept.16.

The "Defending the Blue Line" game is a benefit for military families. Tickets are available at:



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