Saturday, January 11, 2014

Silent and Live Auction Items Announced for Red Wings Alumni Game

Press Release

Silent auction begins when the doors open at 6:15 pm; live auction occurs during V.I.P. postgame event

MUSKEGON, Michigan (January 9th) – With the 2014 Red Wings Alumni Game occurring only a few days from now on Saturday, January 11th at 7:15 pm inside the L.C. Walker Arena, there will be a silent auction taking place during the game in the Party Deck from 6:15-8:00 pm along with a postgame live auction for the V.I.P. ticket holders at The Lakehouse Waterfront Grille. The silent auction will feature items donated by local sponsors and businesses, NHL, AHL, NCAA, and NBA teams. The live auction will include authentic NHL jerseys with all proceeds benefitting the Muskegon Lumberjacks Charitable Foundation with the support of Radiology Muskegon, PLC and Patrick Goresch.

Fans that purchased a V.I.P. ticket to the game must keep their stubs and get wrist banded at the game (sections 102 &112) as it will include entry into the postgame event at The Lake House Waterfront Grille. The V.I.P. event will also feature a meet-and-greet with the players, live music, a cash bar, and free hearty hors d’oeuvres.  Below is the list of items to be auctioned off during the V.I.P. postgame event along with the organizations that are donating the items:

Postgame V.I.P. Live Auction Items
Red Wing Alumni Winter Showdown - Game #2 Team Autographed Jersey
Detroit Red Wings - #22 Mike Knuble Autographed Jersey
Detroit Red Wings - #26 Joe Kocur Autographed Jersey
Detroit Red Wings - #8 Justin Abdelkader Autographed Jersey
SK8’s Pro Shop/Overtime Sports - Canada “Sidney Crosby” Olympic Jersey
New York Rangers - 2013-14 Team Autographed Jersey
Florida Panthers - 20th Anniversary #34 John Vanbiesbrouck Autographed Jersey

In addition, below are the items that will be auctioned off silently during the alumni game in the Party Deck along with the organizations and local businesses that are donating the items:

Silent Auction in the Party Deck during the Alumni Game (6:15-8:00 pm)
Red Wing Alumni Winter Showdown - Game #1 Team Autographed Jersey
New Jersey Devils Package - Autographed #68 Jaromir Jagr Hockey Stick & #6 Andy Greene Puck
Boston Bruins Foundation - #11 Gregory Campbell & #20 Daniel Paille Autographed Puck
Dallas Stars - #44 Sheldon Souray Autographed Puck
Tampa Bay Lightning - #30 Dwayne Roloson Autographed Puck
Grand Rapids Griffins - Four Lower Level Faceoff Tickets (2013-14 Regular Season Game)
Norfolk Admirals - Autographed #16 Emerson Etem Stick Blade & Team Signed Souvenir Program
Syracuse Crunch - Four Pack of Tickets
Rockford IceHogs - Bryan Bickell Bobblehead, #6 Joe Lavin Autographed Puck, & Hat
Miwaukee Admirals - Four Stern & Bow Tickets for any 2013-14 Regular Season Game
AHL Puck Pack
USHL - Five Hats, Two Water Bottles, & Two T-Shirts
Team USA - Kevin Shattenkirk Shirt (St. Louis Blues), Autographed Jack Eichel Puck, & USA Hockey Book
Lincoln Stars - Team Jersey
Fargo Force - Team Autographed Jersey
Green Bay Gamblers - Team Autographed 3rd Jersey
Ferris State University - Four Hockey Tickets to the February 7th Game vs. Northern Michigan & Three Ferris T-Shirts
Detroit Pistons - Andre Drummond Autographed Basketball
Fox Sports Detroit - Shirts & Hats
Lakeshore Museum Center - Admission Passes & Book
Frauenthal Center - Two Four-Pack of Tickets to Lightwire
Preferred Chrysler Dodge Jeep - Five Free Oil Changes, Five Free Car Washes, & Five $300 Referrals
Tyler Sales Company, INC - Budweiser Rolling Chair
The Station Grill - Two $15 Gift Cards
Ginman Tire - One Bridgestone Coat & Two Bridgestone Hats
Muskegon County C.V.B. - Muskegon Gift Basket
Clay Avenue Cellars - Two Bottles of Wine (Tart Cherry & Golden Strawberry)
Muskegon Lumberjacks - Little Fan Pack
Muskegon Lumberjacks - 2013-14 Team Autographed Jersey
Four Winds Casino Resort - $100 Gift Card (Four Winds location as a dining, hotel, or retail shopping credit)
Sport Clips Haircuts - MVP Prize Bag
Pompa-Do’s Hair Salon & Bath Haus - Women’s Package
Benson Drug Company - $50 Gift Card & Benson’s Bottom Paint

Lastly, the Muskegon Lumberjacks throwback game-worn jerseys during the alumni game will be auctioned off in a silent auction from 6:15-8:00 pm in the Party Deck as well.  Here the list of Lumberjacks jerseys that will be on sale for bidding:

Muskegon Lumberjacks Roster
#3 Mark Vilneff
#7 Darrel Newman
#8 Billy Collins
#16 Erle Switzer
#19 Charlie Link
#22 Tyler Palmer
#23 Tim Hrynewich
#27 Dave VanDrunen
#28 Pat Rabbitt
#29 Rob Melanson
#29 Bill Zalba
#32 Robin Bouchard
#33 Kory Karlander
#34 John Vanbiesbrouck
#35 Sylvain Daigle
#37 Dave Noel-Bernier
#44 Brant Blackned
#47 Nigel Hawryliw

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