THE NORTHERN COLORADO COMMUNITY IS SHOWING ITS SUPPORT FOR OUR FIRST RESPONDERS. BEFORE THE EAGLES TOOK THE ICE TONIGHT, POLICE AND FIREFIGHTERS FACED OFF IN A CHARITY MATCH. DILLON THOMAS WAS THERE AND JOINS US LIVE IN LOVELAND. Reporter: THE FIRST GAME WAS A GAME BETWEEN FIRST RESPONDERS. POLICE OFFICERS AND FIREFIGHTERS TRADING IN THEIR BADGES FOR UNIFORMS, RAISING MONEY FOR FIRST RESPONDERS WHO WERE KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY. IT’S ALWAYS COMPETITIVE. Reporter: THESE ATHLETES, MEN AND WOMEN, ARE FIGHTING FOR MORE THAN JUST A WIN. BRAGGING RIGHTS ARE ALSO UP FOR GRABS. Reporter: UNLIKE THE PROS THAT NORMALLY THAT TIKE THE ICE AT THE CENTER. IT’S A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR US TO TAKE OUT THAT NATIONAL RIVALRY ON THE RICE, THE CAMARADERIE THAT EXISTS BETWEEN LAW ENFORCEMENT AND FIRE IS A BROTHERHOOD LIKE NO O NO OTHER. IT PROVIDES SUPPORT TO FAMILIES OF FIREFIGHTERS. Reporter: AND FOR THE COPS, THE LOCAL FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE BENEVOLENCE FUND. THESE FUNDS GO TO SUPPORT THEIR FAMILIES. JUST DOING SOMETHING LIKE THIS BRINGS US EVEN MORE TOGETHER THAN WHAT WE WERE IN THE FIRST PLACE. Reporter: AT THE END OF THE DAY, THEY JUST WANT TO HELP EACH OTHER AS MUCH AS THEY HELP OTHERS. THE TRUTH IS THAT WE’RE ALL HERE FOR THE SAME PURPOSE. Reporter: THIS YEAR THE FIREFIGHTERS TOOK HOME THE BRAGGING RIGHTS. AND THE TICKET

Bragging Rights Up For Grabs In Age-Old Rivalry Hockey Game
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