Wednesday, October 12, 2011

REGINA PATS: Face Off Against Breast Cancer

Press Release

Regina, Saskatchewan – The Regina Pats are once again proud to be part of the Canadian Cancer Society’s “National Breast Cancer Awareness Month”. For the sixth year in a row, the Pats will culminate their activities with their award winning “Breast Cancer Awareness Night” presented by Jay’s Moving on Friday, October 28th against the Edmonton Oil Kings.

This year the Pats have made a fantastic event even better. For the first time the “The Rink will be Pink” The fantastic ice crew from the Brandt Centre will colour the ice pink for “Breast Cancer Awareness Night”.

The Pats will once again wear special edition Pink Jerseys on “Breast Cancer Awarness Night”. This year though, everyone will have a chance to bid.

on their favourite player. Each player’s jerseys are available right now via an online auction. To view what the jerseys will look like and to bid on your favourite player’s jersey, head to The auction begins today and will close on Thursday, October 27th at 9:00pm.

You can also show your support by purchasing special edition Pink Pats mittens. They are available now in the Neutral Zone, online at, as well as the Pats office for $20 plus tax. All proceeds from the jersey auction and mitten sales will go to the Canadian Cancer Society for Breast Cancer Research in Saskatchewan.

You too can get involved in the night by just buying a ticket. One dollar from every walk-up ticket will also go to the Canadian Cancer Society for Breast Cancer Research.

“The Regina Pats are very excited and honoured to once again partner with the Canadian Cancer Society and this year’s game sponsor Jays Moving on our annual Breast Cancer Awareness Night.” Regina Pats V.P Operations Cliff Mapes continues “This has been one of our most important nights of the year and the fans have responded with over $70-thousand raised for Breast Cancer research in Saskatchewan over the past six years. With the first time playing on Pink ice, the Pink Pats mittens and the online jersey auction, we believe we can achieve our goal of raising $20-thousand that night.”

For all the work done the past six years, the Canadian Cancer Society honoured the Regina Pats with the National Special Recognition Award. The Pats received this award this past June during the Canadian Cancer Society, Saskatchewan Division awards night.

Joyce Pawlowski, Regina Events Manager, Canadian Cancer Society “I am very excited about the ongoing partnership with the Pats. This partnership will assist us in our efforts to save more lives faster and promote awareness in our community.”
Tickets for Breast Cancer Awareness night on Friday, October 28th as the Pats host the Edmonton Oil Kings are on sale now. To purchase a ticket to this or any other Regina Pats home game head to any Ticketmaster location in Regina, click on or call 543-7800.

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