STAMFORD - A total of 60 hockey players succeeded in raising money for cancer research while playing in a marathon game in Stamford.

‘Skate 24 to Find a Cure’ took place at Stamford's Twin Rinks and raised money for the Jimmy Fund, an organization working to find a cure for childhood cancers.

Two blue teams and two white teams faced-off for 24 straight hours of hockey action while surpassing their fundraising goal. They have collected $47,000 before counting money earned from a silent auction and other pledges.

In the end, Team White won by a final score of 163-146.