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ICEHOGS RAISE CLUB-RECORD AMOUNT FOR CHARITY

Article By: Chris Etheridge

04/05/2008 10:43 PM -

Hogs Fans Give Over $73,000

Rockford, Ill.- The Rockford IceHogs hosted its 9th Annual Jersey Auction for charity on Saturday night following its game against the San Antonio Rampage.  IceHogs fans helped the Hogs raise $73,195.  The IceHogs and their generous fans have now helped raise over $500,000 for chaerity with the club’s nine auctions.

All proceeds from this year’s auction will go the IceHogs Charitable Foundation.  The IceHogs Charitable Foundation will in return, distribute the proceeds to several not-for-profit organizations in the Rock River Valley including, but not limited to, MDA Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Rockford area Boys and Girls Club, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Jr. IceHogs and others.

T
he following are the jerseys and the amount donated for each jersey.  They are listed in no specific order. Final tallies for the total money raised will be released once several on-line auctions, which include jerseys from coaches Mike Haviland and Ted Dent as well as a customizable jersey, are completed early next week.

Donation Player  
$2,500 #16 Dustin Byfuglien  
$1,700 #14 Dave Bolland  
$1,400 #6 Jordan Hendry
$1,300 #36 Danny Richmond   
$2,000 #10 Kris Versteeg  
$1,500 #3 Justin Fletcher   
$3,400 #17 Bryan Bickell  
$1,300 #25 Tyson Marsh  
$1,800 #9 Jim Fahey    
$2,100 #35 Mike Brodeur  
$1,800 #32 Akim Aliu   
$2,100 #20 Petri Kontiola   
$5,500 #39 Martin St. Pierre    
$1,300 #34 Kenny MacAulay   
$2,400 #26 Niklas Hjalmarsson    
$1,400 #7 Evan Brophey  
$1,350 #21 Mike Blunden    
$1,400 #15 Derek Nesbitt  
$1,300 #19 Adam Berti    
$2,400 #22 Troy Brouwer   
$1,350 #33 Wade Flaherty  
$1,800 #27 Brennan Turner    
$1,600 #11 Colin Fraser  
$2,500 #8 Gavin Morgan    
$1,300 #5 Ryan Stokes  
$1,300 #2 Jerramie Domish   
$2,500 #28 Jake Dowell  
$2,500 #12 Jack Skille  
$8,000 #29 Corey Crawford  
$10,095 Silent Auction/Raffle  
$73,195 Total Raised (unofficial total)