JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Icemen got a shoutout from the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office on Friday night.
The Sheriff's Office thanked the Icemen in a tweet after the team's special tribute to K-9 Fang, the police dog shot and killed last month in the line of duty.
Fans voted to name the team's new mascot "Fang" in honor of the fallen K-9.
Fang's handler was on the ice to drop the first puck at the start of the game.
A wonderful tribute to our #JSO K-9 FANG who was shot and killed in the line of duty recently. @JaxIcemen have officially named their NEW mascot FANG! FANG’s handler was honored to drop the first puck.
Thank you to everyone who voted. GO ICEMEN! 🏒🐶👮🏻♀️ pic.twitter.com/POIYB9Jm1D — Jax Sheriff's Office (@JSOPIO) October 20, 2018
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