Ever wonder what 45,650 raining stuffed animals looks like?
Each year, the Capitals' AHL affiliate the Hershey Bears, hold their annual 'Teddy Bear Toss' game, where fans throw stuffed animals onto the ice following the first Bears goal scored.
This year, Christian Djoos scored the Bear Toss goal, sending a record breaking 45,650 stuffed animals flying, smashing last year's record of 34,798, according to RMNB.
After players take photos with the piles of stuffed animals on the ice, the plush toys are collected for donations to 40 charities around Hershey, Pa., including the Milton Hershey School, Children's Miracle Network and American Cancer Society.
Hockey fans covered the Hershey Bears’ home arena with more than 45,000 teddy bears in a record haul for charity.
Stuffed animals from the annual ‘bear toss’ are donated to local schools, food banks and other groups ahead of Christmas. https://t.co/Fmf9MFrIZA pic.twitter.com/tuVvDAvsqN— ABC News (@ABC) December 2, 2019
Perfectly timed with the beginning of the holiday season, the stuffed animals are sure to make many smile this year.
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