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NFD Hockey Presents Memorial Hockey Jersey in Honor of Jason Dickey

Joseph Pleasant; Public Information Officer

Contact: Joseph.Pleasant@Nashville.Gov

The NFD Hockey Team presented the memorial jersey to Lawrenceburg Fire Chief Jay Moore

Nashville, TN (February 23, 2018) – The IAFF Local 140 NFD Hockey Team presented a specially made hockey jersey customized with the name  of fallen firefighter Engineer Jason Dickey to Lawrenceburg Fire Chief Jay Moore, Friday February 23rd at the Ford Ice Center.

Engineer Jason Dickey, 38, was killed in the line of duty while fighting a massive house fire in Lawrenceburg on February 12, 2018. Engineer Dickey is survived by his wife, three children and a baby due to arrive in the coming days.

NFD Hockey Team Captain Scott Wrenn made the presentation during the annual Heroes Cup tournament currently underway.

Hockey Players from fire departments and police departments from across the country are battling it out on the ice to raise money for various charities.

Each team who wins in their division will receive money to donate to the charity of their choice.

“Our hockey team plays to Never Forget,” Wrenn said. “We play to recognize Firefighters that were murdered on 9/11. Each player represents Fire Companies of the FDNY that gave the ultimate sacrifice that day. We also skate to remember our other fallen brothers and sisters.”

Also, NFD Hockey presented of a memorial jersey to the Chicago Police Department Hockey Team to honor fallen Chicago Police Commander Paul Bauer. Commander Bauer, 53, died in the line of duty on February 13, 2018 in Chicago. He is survived by his wife and daughter. The memorial jersey will return to Chicago with the team to be presented to Commander Bauer’s wife and family.

The Heroes Cup continues through Sunday at the Ford Ice Center, located at 5264 Hickory Hollow Parkway, Antioch, TN 37013.