Bruins Auctioning Off St. Patrick’s Day Practice Jerseys For Charity
BOSTON (CBS) – With St. Patrick’s Day approaching, the Boston Bruins are hoping for some luck of the Irish will turn around their recent slump.
One way to get that luck? Green jerseys.
The Bruins will wear limited edition St. Patrick’s Day jerseys, with a shamrock on each shoulder, prior to their game with the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday. But the fun doesn’t stop there.
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Once forwards Brad Marchand and Shawn Thornton are done with their jerseys, they’ll sign them and raffle them off, all for the Boston Bruins Foundation.
Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased online through Wednesday, March 21 at 5pm.
In addition to the online raffle, the Boston Bruins Foundation will be hosting an in-game, silent auction on Saturday, March 17 and Monday, March 19. The jerseys of Patrice Bergeron, Jordan Caron, Zdeno Chara, Milan Lucic, Tuukka Rask, Daniel Paille, Rich Peverley, Beniot Pouliot and Adam McQuaid with be auctioned off Saturday, with the jerseys of the Gregory Campbell, Joe Corvo, Chris Kelly, Brian Rolston and Dennis Seidenberg in the March 19 auction.
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The St. Patrick’s Day jerseys of Andrew Ference, David Krejci, Tyler Seguin and Tim Thomas will also be auctioned through NHL Auctions.
Bruins fans can also purchase their own green practice jersey, as well as customized ones, at the team’s pro shop.