Its That Time of Year for Specialty Jersey Announcements

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Every year, close to the start of the season, ECHL and AHL teams begin to announce their plans for specialty jerseys throughout the season. Some plan two or three, this year, the San Jose Barracuda have planned 6.

For 6 home games during the year, the San Jose Barracuda will be wearing one-game only, specially designed jerseys for various events, including Pink in the Rink, Christmas, and Military Appreciation.

To view the list and see all the designs, check out their posting.

(Some) Toledo Walleye Customs Announced

From the team that brought you the best, worst Ugly Christmas Sweater jersey, X-Wing and Tie Fighter Pilot jerseys, Captain America jerseys, Boy Scouts of America jerseys and a number of other special and throwback jerseys comes the announcement a couple new designs for this year:

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The Toledo Walleye have announced their top 5 promotions for the year, and included within those promotions are the indication of themed jerseys.  You can read more about the promotions here.  As usual, we expect these jerseys to be auctions off immediately following the game.

Lidstrom Retirement Night Warm-up Jersey Auction

img-187394-fWhen the Detroit Red Wings hosted Lidstrom’s number retirement night, we let you know to keep an eye on the NHL Auctions page for the warm-up jerseys to appear for auction.  Now they are finally listed.

Up for auction are 2 kinds of jerseys.  The first set is worn by the active players during warm-ups and autographed by both the player and Lidstrom.  The second set are replica jerseys made for the alumni players in attendance and is signed by both the alumni member and Lidstrom.

Each jersey has the commemorative Lidstrom banner patch sewn on, indicated the date of the event.

Player Warm Ups

Joakim Andersson
Todd Bertuzzi
Danny DeKeyser
Jonathan Ericsson
Johan Franzen
Luke Glendening
Jonas Gustavsson
Jimmy Howard
Tomas Jurco
Niklas Kronwall
Brian Lashoff
David Legwand
Drew Miller
Gustav Nyquist
Kyle Quincey
Riley Sheahan
Brendan Smith
Tomas Tatar

Alumni Replicas

Alex Delvecchio
Gordie Howe
Ted Lindsay
Kris Draper
Chris Chelios
Anders Eriksson
Tomas Holmstrom
Robert Lang
Igor Larionov
Manny Legace
Kirk Maltby
Darren McCarty
Larry Murphy
Chris Osgood
Yves Racine
Bob Rouse
Mathieu Schneider
Brendan Shanahan

Columbus Blue Jackets St. Patrick’s Day Warm-Up Jersey Auction

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On March 13th, the Columbus Blue Jackets will be wearing special green warm-up jerseys with a green sharmrock patch for the pre-game warm up.  After they are worn, the jerseys will be autographed and auctioned.  Much like the Sharks, Columbus will be allowing remote bidding.  Proceeds go towards the Blue Jackets Foundation.

To make your remote bid, there is a form to fill out and email which can be found on the Original Article on the Columbus Blue Jackets website.

Lidstrom Jersey Retirement Night Warm-up Jerseys

LidstromTributePgHdr_900pwOn March 6th, 2014 the Detroit Red Wings will be raising a banner in to the rafters of Joe Louis Arena to commemorate the retirement of Nick Lidstrom’s jersey number.  The Red Wings will be wearing a special patch for this game on their regular season jerseys which will then be removed afterward so the jerseys can be used for the rest of the year.

However, jersey collectors can still celebrate this special day because the Red Wings will be wearing special pre-game warm up jerseys.  These special Lidstrom Jersey Retirement Night Warm-up jerseys will be auctioned off at a later date.  We have heard that the foundation will be auctioning these jerseys off through auctions.nhl.com.

We will follow up on this story once these jerseys become available for bid.

San Jose Sharks St. Patricks Day Jersey Auction

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On March 8th and March 11th, the San Jose Sharks will be hosting a silent auction for the Sharks Foundation by auctioning off St. Patrick’s Day themed practice jerseys.

The player list for each night has not been listed yet, however, remote bids can be placed by email to  Casey Roberts at croberts@sharkssports.net.

Saturday, March 8

#10 Andrew Desjardins
#12 Patrick Marleau
#13 Raffi Torres
#15 James Sheppard
#22 Dan Boyle
#32 Alex Stalock
#37 Adam Burish
#39 Logan Couture
#44 Marc-Edouard Vlasic
#52 Matt Irwin
#61 Justin Braun
#81 Tyler Kennedy
S.J. Sharkie

Tuesday, March 11

#5 Jason Demers
#7 Brad Stuart (not worn)
#8 Joe Pavelski
#9 Martin Havlat
#18 Mike Brown
#19 Joe Thornton
#27 Scott Hannan
#31 Antti Niemi
#48 Tomas Hertl (not worn)
#57 Tommy Wingels
#83 Matt Nieto
#88 Brent Burns

Original Article

Toledo Walleye Wear Storm Jerseys to be Auctioned

The Toledo Walleye have been wearing special throwback jerseys throughout the years to celebrate the rich hockey history in Toledo.  So far, they have worn jerseys for Toledo Mercurys, Toledo Blades, and Toledo Hornets.  This weekend, they are finally wearing Toledo Storm jerseys.

Jerseys will be auctioned off after the game on Saturday February 22nd.  Proceeds will go to local charities.
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ECHL Golden Goalie/Silver Skater Jersey Auctions

Right now at NHL auctions you can bid on Golden Goalie and Silver Skater jerseys from players selected to wear these jerseys on each team.  These jerseys were worn in one game, listed on the auction.

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Toledo Walleye
Wheeling Nailers
Colorago Eagles
Greenville Road Warriors
Alaska Aces
Bakersfield Condors
Gwinnett Gladiators

Skater jerseys from:
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Wheeling Nailers
Colorado Eagles
Cincinnati Cyclones
Greenville Road Warriors
Alaska Aces
Bakersfield Condors
Gwinnett Gladiators

Auctions are slated to end Feb. 20th.