The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation today announced it will auction special green St. Patrick's Day jerseys, with each player's name and number, to benefit local charitable efforts, including food banks and other community groups working on behalf of those impacted by coronavirus COVID-19. The auction will also include a selection of autographed St. Patrick's Day pucks.
The Penguins had originally ordered the jerseys for use by players in the warmup before the Sunday, March 15 game against the New York Islanders, which was postponed, as the NHL paused the season because of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
The auction will begin on March 17th and run through March 24th.
"Our green jerseys, which are unique each season, have always been very popular with our fans," said Jim Britt, executive director of the Penguins Foundation. "We thought that this auction might be one small way that the Penguins, the foundation and our fans can come together to assist our community."
A list of autographed pucks and jerseys, with players' names and numbers, is available here: pensjersey.givesmart.com.