NEW YORK (Sept. 19, 2002) - In addition to the 23 jerseys the National Hockey League placed for auction on-line last week to support September 11th charities, the League today announced it has added seven more to the collection bearing the signature of entertainer and hockey enthusiast Denis Leary.
Leary signed jerseys featuring the following teams: Boston Bruins, Calgary Flames, which also bears the signature of NHL Art Ross and Rocket Richard Trophy winner Jarome Iginla, Columbus Blue Jackets, Edmonton Oilers , Ottawa Senators, San Jose Sharks and Toronto Maple Leafs.
Proceeds from the sale of these jerseys benefit the Leary Firefighters Foundation, with a portion going to the Twin Towers Fund. Fans may bid on them between now and 9 p.m. ET on Wed., Sept. 25 by logging on to NHL.com
Fans have until 9 p.m. ET on Friday, Sept. 20, to bid on the 23 jerseys signed by the Hon. Rudolph W. Giuliani, 107th Mayor of the City of New York, former NYC Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik and former NYC Fire Department Commissioner Thomas Von Essen.