Thursday, February 17, 2011

LIHA Lincoln Legends Auction

On Friday night at the IceBox, the Lincoln Ice Hockey Association (LIHA) will be holding a "Lincoln Legends Auction" to benefit the LIHA and their "One Goal" program.  The money raised will go towards the purchase of new hockey equipment that local youngsters are able to borrow during their first year of playing ice hockey.  Click here to visit the LIHA website to learn more and see more pictures of the items listed below.  This silent auction will be held in the north concourse area of the IceBox this Friday night during the Fargo Force-Lincoln Stars game.

The sports memorabilia items up for auction are really, really cool.  Tons of autographed jerseys from various athletes tied to Lincoln, NE.  Here's a list of all the items up for auction:  

-autographed St. Louis Blues hockey jersey from David Backes (pictured above)
-autographed Team USA hockey jersey from David Backes. Click here to see picture.
-autographed NHL All-Star Game hat from David Backes.  Click here to see picture.
-autographed University of Minnesota hockey jersey from Grant Potulny.  Click here to see picture.
-autographed Chicago Blackhawks fleece jacket and shirt from Brandon Bollig.  Click here to see picture.
-autographed University of Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks hockey stick.  Click here to see picture.
-autographed World Series NY Yankees baseball jersey from Joba Chamberlin.  Click here to see picture.
-autographed University of Nebraska hockey jersey from Bo and Carl Pelini.  Click here to see picture.
-autographed Detroit Lions football jersey from Ndamukong Suh.  Click here to see picture.  

So when you're at the game Friday night, make sure you stop by the north concourse area of the IceBox and check out all of the items up for auction and make some bids!  This is a great way to show your support for LIHA and their grass-roots campaign to make hockey accessible for every youngster wanting to play ice hockey in the Lincoln area.

1 comment:

Yeti said...

Just an update to this story:

The LIHA raised a total of $3,125 last night at the Fargo game. Here are the totals:

Pelini Husker Jersey- $360.00
Suh's Lion's Jersey - $650.00
Brandon Bollig Set - $240.00
Backes St. Louis Jersey - $400.00
Backes USA Jersey - $600.00
Maverick's Stick - $170.00
Joba Chamberlain Jersey - $275.00
Potulny Gopher's Jersey - $300.00
Backes NHL All Star Hat - $130.00

Thanks to all those who bid!