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Blues to Wear Mathews-Dickey Jerseys on Tuesday

by Staff Writer / St. Louis Blues

ST. LOUIS - Blues players will wear jerseys featuring the Mathews-Dickey Boys’ & Girls’ Club bulldog before Tuesday’s 7 p.m. game vs. Winnipeg at Scottrade Center.

The jerseys, which will be worn during warm-ups, will commemorate the retirement of Martin Mathews, co-founder of Mathews-Dickey Boys’ & Girls’ Club. Mathews will also drop the ceremonial puck before the game.

Mathews and the late Hubert “Dickey” Ballentine founded the Mathews-Dickey Boys’ & Girls’ Club in 1960 in order to provide structured recreational activities to neighborhood children. Today, the club focuses on emphasizing respect, restraint and responsibility through athletic competition while also promoting team-building, increasing self-esteem and the importance of becoming literate and education citizens.

After warm-ups, the jerseys will be autographed by each player and placed into an in-game auction outside Section 119. Other jerseys will be auctioned online beginning March 11 at 3 p.m. (players subject to change)

In-Game Auction: Robert Bortuzzo, Dmitrij Jaskin, Zbynek Michalek, Steve Ott and Kevin Shattenkirk

Online Auction: David Backes, Patrik Berglund, Marcel Goc, Olli Jokinen, Jori Lehtera, T.J. Oshie, Chris Porter, Ryan Reaves, Jaden Schwartz, Paul Stastny, Alexander Steen, Vladimir Tarasenko, Jay Bouwmeester, Chris Butler, Carl Gunnarsson, Barret Jackman, Petteri Lindbohm, Alex Pietrangelo, Brian Elliott and Jake Allen.

To learn more about the Blues' involvement with Mathews-Dickey, click here.

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