Officer John Hobbs' son drops puck at hockey game

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - The son of a fallen Valley officer recently got a chance to have some fun on the ice alongside the Phoenix Coyotes.

Officer John Hobbs’ son recently dropped the puck at a charity ice hockey game in Scottsdale.

According to Phoenix police, officers from 12 Valley agencies all teamed up with the Coyotes to benefit the 100 Club in honor of John Hobbs.

Family members from Hobbs’ and Detective Albert Casados’ families were both in attendance.

Hobbs’ son, Christian was celebrating his 8th birthday. He got the chance to drop the puck alongside Casados, former Coyotes player Tyson Nash and Phoenix Police Department representative Darrell Smith.

The Phoenix Coyotes presented the 100 Club with almost $8,000 at the end of the game.

Hobbs and Casados were both involved in a shooting at 43rd Avenue and Bethany Home Road in March. Hobbs died from his injuries. Casados is expected to make a full recovery.

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