Collector Interview: Anthony Chighisola (achighisola)


Anthony Chighisola is a name I keep seeing more and more as time moves on.  A collector who is ramping up his notoriety by participating in many discussions and activities that surround the hobby.  When I first saw his name, my first thought was, how the heck do you say that name… What do you do for a living?
Anthony Chighisola: Director of Alumni Relations and Advancement Coordinator for a Catholic School in Massachusetts

GW: What is your favorite beer?
AC: I am not much of a beer drinker, and would prefer a Southern Comfort with Ginger Ale but will drink Sam Adams seasonal beers here and there. I also am a fan of Captain and Cokes.

GW: What is your favorite team? 
AC: I have always been a Boston Bruins fan and always will be even though the team has been testing me of late haha. My second team that I follow would be the Capitals because of Alexander Ovechkin.

GW: Who is your favorite player?

Collectors Make a Difference

Many of the collectors in the game worn jersey hobby also find time to make a difference in their communities and for various causes either by raising money, volunteering time, or donating directly to various organizations. has previously created shirts to sell to raise money for Hockey Fights Cancer.

Paul Rank participates and donates to many organizations including the San Jose sharks Foundation, the Aubry Brown Club, and Veggielution

Stephen Brooks just raised money for a charity hockey game in which the proceeds help fun the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Derek Christensen of Derek Chrisensen Reclaimed Creations creates and sells pieces to help numerous organizations:

Collector Interview: Ed McEvoy (EdMcEvoy)


During our summer program, we would like to continue our collector interviews to allow more collectors to introduce themselves and others to learn more about each other. What do you do for a living?
Ed McEvoy: I Work for the US Dept. Of Veteran Affairs, I am an outreach specialist. I go into communities and to events seeking out combat Veterans, once contact is made I set them up for counseling services if needed and assist them with other benefits they may be entitled to.

GW: What is your favorite beer?
EM: Mexican Cake, by Westbrook Brewing Company (Mt. Pleasant South Carolina). Delicious Imperial Stout with a little heat from the Chile peppers they use.

GW: What is your favorite team?
EM: Born and bred Philadelphia Flyers fan, cut me open and you’ll see orange.

GW: Who is your favorite player?
EM: Ian Laperriere!! Ian played with so much heart and grit, a true warrior. Not only was he resilient, he gave back to the fans and was a favorite everywhere he played.

Game Worn Radio: Weekend Round Up

This week we covered the Chicago Blackhawks Convention, Meigray Expo, San Jose Sharks sale and the Carolina Hurricanes Summerfest.

Dan gave us some insight on the Carolina Hurricanes event.  He met Bobby down there who unfortunately was not on the show.

Eric and Sean called in to talk about their annual meet up at the Blackhawks convention with a lot of great information and insight.  Unfortunately, it seems the Meigray expo and Blackhawks convention always fall on the same weekend.

We didn’t have anyone on the show from the Meigray expo, but one of our listeners went for his first time and typed to us live some of the things that were really good to see.

Finally, Paul was on who went to the San Jose Sharks sale and took lots of pictures.  We were able to hear about the wide variety of items they had for sale as well as the prices.

Dont forget to register for the Frozen Four weekend expo in Chicago.  Coming soon: Game Worn Radio Wives Edition.

This Weekend in Game Worn: Meigray Expo, Sharks Sale, Blackhawks Convention


Starting on July 15th, the San Jose Sharks sale will begin and last throughout the weekend.  As with previous years, suite holders will get first access, followed by season ticket holders, and finally open to the public.

The Chicago Blackhawks Convention starts July 15th and runs until July 17th at the Hilton Chicago.

Also this weekend, on July 16th is the Meigray expo in North Branch, NJ.