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Benefit skate on schedule for Jr. Golden Knight fighting cancer 

Posted at 9:03 PM, Dec 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-11 00:13:26-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Vegas Jr. Golden Knights will hold a benefit skate for a young hockey player who was recently diagnosed with leukemia.

13 Action News shared 7-year-old Colin Magdon's story last month.

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Now, a benefit skate will be held on Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. at City National Arena for Magdon.

It will cost $5, including rental skates, according to event organizers.

The 7-year-old is currently going through chemotherapy. His parents said they're not giving up hope and his teammates are rallying around him.

There will be a raffle at the benefit with prizes, including two tickets to the Golden Knights Gala and a jersey signed by the whole team.