Sign in with your NHL account:
  • Submit
 
 
  • PRINT
  • RSS

Game-Worn Jersey Auction To Benefit Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts

Wednesday, 10.05.2005 / 12:00 AM / News
xxColumbusBlueJackets.com
After Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast and changed the lives of so many people, the National Hockey League and National Hockey League Players' Association joined forces to donate $1 million to the American Red Cross efforts to assist those affected.

In an effort to do more, the Players’ Association and the League are conducting a unique auction of game-worn Opening Night jerseys with all proceeds going to World Vision to further support those affected by Hurricane Katrina. For the first period of each team’s home opener, players will wear a jersey bearing a special patch confirming the League’s and players’ commitment to the people and communities impacted. The jerseys will be collected and then auctioned on NHL.com, all NHL member Club websites, and NHLPA.com at the end of beginning of November. In total, there will be 600 NHL game worn jerseys available in the auction making it the largest game-worn jersey auction ever conducted by the NHL and NHLPA. Further details will be released as they are finalized.

The NHL and the NHLPA feel confident that hockey fans around the world will support the people of the Gulf Coast through this unique online auction.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

 
Columbusbluejackets.com is the official Web site of the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Columbus Blue Jackets and columbusbluejackets.com are trademarks of The Columbus Blue Jackets Hockey Club.  NHL and the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup are registered trademarks and the NHL Shield and NHL Conference logos are trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P.  Copyright © 2009 Columbus Blue Jackets Hockey Club and the National Hockey League.  All Rights Reserved. View the Columbus Blue Jackets Privacy Policy AdChoices NHL.com Terms of Service
Please use the feedback form if you have any recommendations or comments.