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Sharks Wear Special Jerseys to Honor Veterans

by Staff Writer / San Jose Sharks

On Saturday, November 2nd prior to the Sharks vs Phoenix Coyotes game, San Jose Sharks players wore one-of-a-kind jerseys to honor our country’s Veterans. The jerseys were then autographed and sold via blind auction at the Sharks Foundation booth during the Sharks vs. Buffalo Sabres game on Tuesday, Nov. 5 and the Sharks vs. Vancouver Canucks game on Thursday, Nov. 7. In total, nearly $34,000 was raised for charity over the two nights.

The Sharks Foundation is currently hosting an online auction for fans not in attendance for the two games. Until Nov. 15, #88 Brent Burns’ jersey will be available online at NHL Auctions. Please click here to access the NHL Auctions website.

For this special occasion jersey auction, a portion of the proceeds from the Veterans Day Jersey sale will be donated to Operation: Care and Comfort, a San Jose based 501(c)3 organization, to support local military children and their families during the holidays. Operation: Care and Comfort's Adopt-a-Military Family program allows individuals, companies and organizations to anonymously adopt and support a local military family throughout the year. For more information about Operation: Care and Comfort's Care Package or Tickets for Troops programs, please visit

Jersey Results: Tuesday, November 5 Jersey Results: Thursday, November 7
#8 Joe Pavelski: $2,500 #5 Jason Demers: $592
#9 Martin Havlat: $810 #7 Brad Stuart: $1,500
#22 Dan Boyle: $1,800 #10 Andrew Desjardins: $800
#31 Antti Niemi: $2,831 #12 Patrick Marleau: $1,500
#39 Logan Couture: $1,500 #13 Raffi Torres: $1,300
#44 Marc-Edouard Vlasic: $1,744 #15 James Sheppard: $726
#52 Matt Irwin: $952 #18 Mike Brown: $980
#57 Tommy Wingels: $957 #19 Joe Thornton: $2,550
#61 Justin Braun: $765 #27 Scott Hannan: $1,300
#81 Tyler Kennedy: $810 #32 Alex Stalock: $835
#83 Matt Nieto: $1,380 #37 Adam Burish: $875
S.J. Sharkie: $1,205 #48 Tomas Hertl: $2,050
“Your Name Here”: $523 “Your Name Here”: $900
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