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Fans honor Tucson Roadrunners' captain Craig Cunningham at first game since collapse

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The Tucson Roadrunners were back on the ice for the first time after their captain Craig Cunningham collapsed more than a week ago, and hundreds of fans took time to honor him at the game.

"When I was 12, I got hit by a car and had a severe brain injury," said Tucson Roadrunners fan Jeff Anderson. "I would tell him that, you know, keep going, never stop trying to improve and you know, we're all wishing for you."

The hockey team has rescheduled 3 games since Saturday, Nov. 19. According to this report by the National Hockey League, Cunningham remains in critical but stable condition and has not regained consciousness.

Each fan was given the opportunity to sign a giant card that will be sent to Cunningham and his family. They were also given a special wristband for fans to wear.

The wristband features Cunningham's name, number a the personalized hashtag titled #CunnyCan

"Join us to support our Captain & his family by using #CunnyCan," said the Tucson Roadrunners in a pinned tweet. "We encourage fans to post photos, well wishes & thoughts using this hashtag."

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