DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings announced today that the jerseys worn by current Red Wings players and alumni during the pregame ceremony and warm-ups on Nick Lidstrom Night at Joe Louis Arena are now being auctioned at NHL.com with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Detroit Red Wings Foundation.
The online auction is currently underway and will run through Thursday, April 3. To view and bid on a Nick Lidstrom Night jersey, go to Auctions.NHL.com.
The authentic jerseys are signed by Lidstrom and the individual Red Wings player who wore the jersey on March 6 during the jersey retirement ceremony and warm-ups. Each replica alumni jersey is signed by the specific alumnus only. All the jerseys in the auction feature a special commemorative Nick Lidstrom patch.
Alumni jerseys available include Red Wings legends Gordie Howe, Ted Lindsay and Alex Delvecchio, along with Lidstrom’s former teammates; Chris Chelios, Kris Draper, Anders Eriksson, Tomas Holmstrom, Robert Lang, Igor Larionov, Manny Legace, Kirk Maltby, Darren McCarty, Larry Murphy, Chris Osgood, Yves Racine, Bob Rouse, Mathieu Schneider and Brendan Shanahan.
Fans can also commemorate the illustrious career of Nick Lidstrom by purchasing the limited-edition book, “Five: A Salute to Nicklas Lidstrom” by Bill Roose. The 192-page publication is available for $20 at Detroit Red Wings home games, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy and the Detroit Red Wings digital catalog at DetroitRedWings.com/Catalog.
About the Detroit Red Wings Foundation:
The Detroit Red Wings Foundation is an affiliate of Ilitch Charities, a 501(c)(3) organization. The Foundation invests in the future of our community by providing funds and resources to worthy causes that contribute to the growth of the sport of hockey. Ilitch Charities is a non-profit organization that invests in our community’s future by supporting innovative, collaborative and measurable programs in the areas of community development, human services, education and recreation through contributions from the Ilitch companies, their colleagues and the generosity of others. For more information, please visit DetroitRedWings.com/Foundation.