Washington Capitals lovers and Pittsburgh Penguins lovers do not like each and every different.

However in terms of assisting sufferers of a sad mass taking pictures, they’re greater than keen to position that heated contention apart.

The Capitals, who introduced that they had been donating part the proceeds in their 50/50 raffle from Wednesday’s recreation in opposition to the Penguins to the Jewish Federation of Better Pittsburgh, as an alternative had been in a position to provide the overall quantity when a Capitals fan gave up the profitable proportion of greater than $19,000.

The cash will move to assist the households of the ones killed and injured in the Oct. 27 taking pictures on the Tree of Existence Synagogue that left 11 lifeless in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill group.

The fan, a Capitals season-ticket holder who requested to not be known, told ESPN, “It’s a check I could never cut myself. But I walked out of that arena $100 poorer, yet infinitely richer in spirit, knowing that we had helped some folks that needed help. It was not my money. It was destined to go back.”

The Penguins, who wore Stronger Than Hate logos and auctioned off jerseys, donated nearly $350,000 to the foundation on Thursday.

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Thursday used to be additionally the day that the Los Angeles Kings and Minnesota Wild wore helmet decals and held up indicators pronouncing “Sufficient” after a mass taking pictures left 12 lifeless at a dance bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

The Kings will donate the proceeds of 2 50/50 raffles to sufferers’ households.


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