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BID ON AUTISM AWARENESS JERSEYS

01/29/2019 3:23 PM

Article By: Chris Robinson

ROCKFORD, Ill. – The Rockford IceHogs today announced that four specialized jerseys from Saturday’s Autism Awareness Night will be available for online bidding on the IceHogs’ eBay store beginning tonight, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m.

The 2018-19 Autism Awareness Night jerseys feature the Hammy crest imprinted on the chest and the autism puzzle-piece logo as a repeating pattern throughout the design. The jersey itself is black with red piping, and both the arms and midriff include painted handprints in a variety of different colors. Each of the three player jerseys are also game-worn and autographed, and will include a certificate of authenticity.

The online auctions can be accessed via the IceHogs’ eBay Store and include:

Auctions will conclude next Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. Please note, the customizable jersey cannot include the name and number of a current IceHogs player.

Funds from the online auction will then be totaled along with the money raised during Saturday’s live jersey auction, with a portion of the combined proceeds benefitting the Autism Program of Easterseals. Saturday’s live jersey and DASH auctions raised more than $28,000.

For additional information, including in-person payment options at the BMO Harris Bank Center, contact the IceHogs front office at (815) 986-6465.

Next Home Game | Fri. Feb. 1, 7 p.m. vs. Chicago Wolves
The IceHogs host the Chicago Wolves for Rocky Wirtz Signing/Fireworks Night. Chicago Blackhawks chairman, Rocky Wirtz, and Hall of Fame goaltender, Tony Esposito, will be in attendance for a book signing of Wirtz's new release, "The Breakaway: The Inside Story of the Wirtz Family and the Chicago Blackhawks.” Fans are invited to stick around postgame for a fireworks show (presented by LawnCare by Walter) inside the BMO Harris Bank Center. In addition, the first 2,500 fans in attendance Friday will receive a free American Flag, courtesy of BMO Harris Bank.