... Fans Can Support The Cause In A Variety Of Ways ...
DETROIT, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit Red Wings will host the team's First Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Night on Friday, October 26, when the team takes on the San Jose Sharks at Joe Louis Arena. Doors open at 6 p.m. for the 7:30 p.m. game. The game is part of the National Hockey League's Hockey Fights Cancer month when all NHL players wore special pink decals on the back of their helmets to signify the NHL's collective effort to raise breast cancer awareness.
A variety of activities are scheduled for the evening to allow everyone to get involved and help raise awareness and in the fight against funds for breast cancer.
The team will host breast cancer patients, survivors and their families in an executive suite at the game. In addition, the Red Wings coaches and front office staff will wear pink ties as part of the NHL's Hockey Fights Cancer campaign and several Wings players will use pink tape on their sticks during the pre-game warm-ups. The ties and sticks will be individually autographed and auctioned off during the silent auction on the arena concourse behind Section 115. Other silent auction items include:
-- Autographed pink sticks used by Red Wings players
-- Chris Osgood's game worn jersey from the January 2, 2007 game retiring
Steve Yzerman's jersey
-- Tickets to upcoming shows at the Fox Theatre
Other planned activities and opportunities for fans include:
-- Red Wings Breast Cancer Awareness items available at merchandise
stands throughout the concourse, including:
-- DRW breast cancer awareness pins
-- DRW women's breast cancer zip-up jackets
-- DRW pink breast cancer hats
-- All fans in attendance who wear pink will be eligible to win
autographed Red Wings memorabilia. The fan with the best pink
attire will win an autogra
|SOURCE Detroit Red Wings|
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