For the family of 24-year-old Demetrios Diplaros, every day is a day of honour. The young soldier died Dec. 5, 2008 when a roadside bomb struck the car he was travelling in while deployed in Afghanistan.
Video: Hockey returns to Ottawa with stirring pre-game anthem ceremony
Thousands paid their respects to Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent in Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa with a co-ordinated singing of the “Star-Spangled Banner” and “O Canada” before hockey games in each city.