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Premiere Jerseys Available For Auction

Bid On Game-Worn Jerseys Feb 17 And Feb 19 at HP Pavilion

Wednesday, 02.16.2011 / 5:44 PM / Sharks Foundation
By San Jose Sharks Staff
Niclas Wallin #7 of the San Jose Sharks takes aim during the 2010 Compuware NHL Premiere game.
SAN JOSE – For two nights, Feb. 17 (vs. Washington) and Feb. 19 (vs. Colorado), game-worn Sharks jerseys from the NHL Premiere in Sweden will be up for auction with each jersey featuring the Sharks “20th Anniversary” patch and the “NHL Premiere” patch.

The jerseys will be sold via blind auction at the Sharks Foundation booth, located on the Concourse level adjacent to section 124 during both games.

Proceeds from the auction will be split between the Sharks Hockey department and the Sharks Foundation. Since the Sharks Foundation is only receiving a portion of the proceeds, winning bidders will only be able to deduct a portion of their contribution. As always, the Sharks Foundation will provide the winning bidder with a tax-receipt letter, but it is recommended to meet with a professional tax advisor regarding the extent to which a contribution is tax-deductible.

Here is the breakdown of which jerseys will be sold on each night:

Thursday vs. Washington (17 jerseys):
  • Joe Pavelski of San Jose Sharks
    Thornton
  • Marleau
  • Pavelski
  • Clowe
  • Niittymaki
  • Nichol
  • Demers
  • Huskins
  • McCarthy
  • Wingels
  • Mitchell
  • Murray (not game worn)
  • Joslin (not game worn)
  • Mayers (not game worn)
  • Greiss (not game worn)
  • Leach (not game worn)
  • Moore (not game worn)
Goalkeeper Antti Niemi #31of the San Jose Sharks during the 2010 Compuware NHL Premiere game between San Jose Sharks and Columbus Blue Jackets
Saturday vs. Colorado (18 jerseys)
  • Couture
  • Heatley
  • Boyle
  • Setoguchi
  • Niemi
  • Murray
  • Vlasic
  • Wallin
  • McGinn
  • McLaren
  • Clowe (not game worn)
  • Nichol (not game worn)
  • Lilja (not game worn)
  • Mashinter (not game worn)
  • McIntyre (not game worn)
  • Ferriero (not game worn)
  • Schaus (not game worn)
  • Stalock (not game worn)
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The Sharks Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the lives of youth and families in our community with an emphasis in the areas of Education, Health and Safety, and Character Development. The Sharks Foundation supplies emergency aid when appropriate, executes unique and relevant programming, supports the advancement of youth hockey and provides financial support and resources to organizations that enrich the lives of those in need. Although the San Jose Sharks and the Sharks Foundation support a variety of community programs on various levels, we feel that the key to the long-term well-being of our community is our youth.

The San Jose Sharks are as deeply involved with the neighborhood we live in as we are with the game that we play. As role models, we feel responsible to give back to the community that so strongly supports us. To this end, the Sharks Foundation was created in 1994 in an effort to increase our organizational impact on Santa Clara County. With the help of Sharks players, coaches and staff, the Sharks Foundation invests in the community with the hope of enhancing the lives of our youth. It quickly evolved and expanded beyond its original charter and has since donated over $5.2 million to more than 109 local beneficiaries. During the 2010-11 season, its contribution to local youth programs and organizations totaled $272,121 through monetary grants. In addition to the original grant program, the Sharks Foundation manages educational programs, hosts major fundraisers, executes pledge programs and implements community outreach events.

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