To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Hockey Fights Cancer, special pink merchandise is now available for sale on shop.nhl.com, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Hockey Fights Cancer.
Items for sale include:Pink Hockey Fights Cancer ties –
Members of the hockey family, including coaches and broadcasters, will wear commemorative pink Hockey Fights Cancer ties at regular-season games in October. NHL coaches will also wear the ties during their respective teams Hockey Fights Cancer Awareness Night."Reflections on a Hockey Season" photo book –
The NHL and the NHLPA, together with Getty Images and Greystone Books, have published "Reflections on a Hockey Season – the 2007 NHL Year in Photographs." The first of an annual visual celebration, the book chronicles the highlights and candid, behind-the-scenes images from the 2006-07 season. Dedications from Wayne Gretzky
, Mario Lemieux
, Bob Gainey, Saku Koivu
, Phil Kessel
and Paul Stewart
are included. "Reflections" is now available on shop.nhl.com and in NHL team stores. It will also be available in retail stores on Oct. 22. Copies autographed by team captains will be auctioned on nhl.com and nhlpa.com in mid-October.Pink Ladies Cap by New Era –
Hockey Fights Cancer team-specific pink caps feature the team logo on the front and the HFC logo on the side.
Throughout October, all NHL teams will host Hockey Fights Cancer Awareness Nights to raise funds and awareness for this important cause. National and local broadcasters are also helping the initiative by participating in Awareness Nights. For the entire month, all NHL players will wear pink decals on their helmets, coaches and broadcasters will wear pink ties, and several arenas will be "dressed" in pink. Auctions will be held to help raise money for Hockey Fights Cancer, which has raised more than $9 million since its inception in 1998.
Hockey Fights Cancer is a joint charitable initiative founded in December 1998 by the National Hockey League and NHL Players' Association. It is supported by NHL Member Clubs, NHL Alumni, the NHL Officials' Association, Professional Hockey Athletic Trainers and Equipment Managers, corporate marketing partners, broadcast partners and fans throughout North America. Hockey Fights Cancer's goal is to raise money and awareness for national and local organizations involved in cancer care and research. To date, HFC has raised more than $9 million.