COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation will once again host a special auction featuring a full team set of authentic, autographed, green practice jerseys adorned with a Shamrock patch in recognition of St. Patrick’s Day. The players will wear the jerseys during pre-game warm-ups on Sunday, March 15 preceding the 5 p.m. game against the Carolina Hurricanes. Proceeds from the jersey auction will benefit the team’s charitable foundation.
Fans may bid on individual practice-worn jerseys at the Bud Light Terrace display located on the main concourse behind section 115 during the home games on Friday, March 13 vs. Edmonton and Sunday, March 15 vs. Carolina. All jerseys will have a starting bid of $150 with bids being accepted through the end of the second intermission of the March 15 game.
Founded in 2000, the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation’s mission is to help central Ohio kids get healthy, play safely, and stay active. As the charitable arm of the National Hockey League club, the Foundation leverages its unique resources – players, coaches, staff and fans – to partner with and invest in central Ohio charities. Since its inception, the Foundation has invested over $6.2 million locally to fight pediatric cancer, grow and support youth hockey, and to keep kids healthy and safe. For more information on the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation, visit www.BlueJacketsFoundation.org.