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Winnipeg to see some NHL players in action as Jets players organize charity game

Winnipeg Jets Andrew Ladd (left) and Eric Fehr skate during an informal practice in Winnipeg on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 during the NHL player lockout. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

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Winnipeg Jets Andrew Ladd (left) and Eric Fehr skate during an informal practice in Winnipeg on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 during the NHL player lockout. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

WINNIPEG - Despite the National Hockey League lockout, Winnipeg residents will get to see some pro hockey players in action.

Andrew Ladd and Mark Stuart, who normally play for the Winnnipeg Jets, are helping to organize a charity game for Nov. 17 at the University of Manitoba.

The players have invited other NHLers, including Jonathan Toews and Blake Wheeler, but some of thos invited have left to play in Europe.

The event will raise money for Manitoba children's charities, including the Children's Hospital Foundation.

Tickets are $20.

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