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Hockey Canada, Ebay.Ca Offer Hockey Fans Chance to Win Game-Worn World Junior Items
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December 29, 2008
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OTTAWA, ON – Hockey fans from around the world will have their chance to win a piece of hockey history.

Hockey Canada and ebay.ca will launch the 2009 IIHF World Junior Championship auction on Monday, December 29 at 10 a.m. ET. Up for auction are Team Canada’s game-worn jerseys, gloves, and helmets.

The jerseys up for grabs are Team Canada’s newest third jersey. Canada’s 2009 National Junior Team is the first team to wear the third jerseys, which include the word ‘Canada’ written from bottom to top on the front of the jersey, next to an abstract version of the Maple Leaf.

The jerseys, gloves and helmets were all worn during the 2009 IIHF World Junior Championship in Ottawa, ON. All proceeds from the sale of game-worn items will go to the Hockey Canada Foundation, to assist in the promotion of the game at the grassroots level.

The auction will last 10 days.


For more information:

André Brin
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4557
abrin@hockeycanada.ca

Francis Dupont
Manager, Media Relations/Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4564
fdupont@hockeycanada.ca

Jason LaRose
Manager, Content Services
Hockey Canada
403-777-4553
jlarose@hockeycanada.ca

Kristen Lipscombe
Coordinator, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-284-6427
klipscombe@hockeycanada.ca

Keegan Goodrich
Coordinator, Media
Hockey Canada
403-284-6484
kgoodrich@hockeycanada.ca

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