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Captain game jersey auction to benefit Jukka Nieminen

Posted on 17th December 2010 by hockeymedia in Auctions,Game-Used,The Want List | Tags: ,

NHLThe MeiGray Group’s game-worn jersey auction to benefit Jukka Nieminen closes this Dec. 30. The auction benefits Jukka Nieminen, the long-time massage therapist of the Phoenix Coyotes. The auction features game-worn jerseys of NHL captains from 28 different teams (every team except Montréal and New Jersey).

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With the support of Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney, Coyotes Equipment Manager Stan Wilson, and Minnesota Equipment Manager Tony DeCosta, the auction will raise funds for the family of the Coyotes’ and Winnipeg Jets’ longtime massage therapist, who passed away on June 11, 2010. Nieminen is survived by his two daughters, Alexandra, 12, and Caroline, 7. Proceeds from this auction will be directed to the two girls’ college funds. The Jukka Nieminen Game-Worn Jersey Charity Auction has begun. It ends on Thursday, Dec. 30, beginning at 9 pm ET. Each auction will include the five-minute rule.

Here’s the link:
Jukka Nieminen Game-Worn Jersey Charity Auction

Highlights of the auction include:
· Pittsburgh Penguins 2010-11 game-worn and autographed jersey worn by Sidney Crosby.
· Washington Capitals 2010-11 game-worn and autographed jersey worn by Alex Ovechkin.
· Carolina Hurricanes 2010-11 game-worn with Helsinki Patch and autographed jersey worn by Eric Staal.
· Phoenix Coyotes 2010-11 game-worn with Prague Patch and autographed jersey worn by Shane Doan.
· Columbus Blue Jackets 2010-11 game-worn with Stockholm Patch and autographed jersey worn by Rick Nash.
· San Jose Sharks 2010-11 game-worn with Stockholm Patch and autographed jersey worn by Joe Thornton.

Every jersey has been authenticated by MeiGray, and will be registered in the MeiGray’s Registration System. For details on any jersey, please call us toll-free at 888-463-4472.

Auction: Coyotes Home Country Jerseys

Posted on 24th November 2010 by hockeymedia in Auctions,Game-Used,Hockey (NHL),The Want List | Tags: ,

NHLThe Phoenix Coyotes have announced they will auction a series of Home Country jerseys worn by the players for the 2010-11 Coyotes Charities team photo. The special-edition jerseys will be sold through nhl.com. The jerseys go on sale this Wed. Nov. 24; the auction closes Fri. Dec. 10.

Each Coyotes player has signed his jersey “with his name and number on the back”. Proceeds from the auction will benefit Coyotes Charities, “which is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life throughout Arizona communities by supporting non-profit organizations that promote healthcare, education, cultural arts and sports-related programs for children.”

To watch the video, please visit Coyotes.com.

Bobble: Shane Doan bobbles in Phoenix

Posted on 16th January 2010 by hockeymedia in Collectibles,Game Promotions,Hockey (NHL),The Want List | Tags: ,

HurricanesThe Phoenix Coyotes will distribute Shane Doan bobbleheads on Saturday night. The first 10,000 fans entering the Jobing.com Arena will receive one of the collectible bobbles. The bobbles are distributed courtesy Desert Schools Federal Credit Union.

“It is an honor to have Shane Doan, one of the classiest and most genuine individuals in professional sports, as the face of our franchise,” said Moss. “He is also a fan favorite, and recognizing him with his own Bobblehead is just one small way for us to show our appreciation for what he means to the Coyotes.”