Sale of Canada hockey jerseys raise $94K for Haiti
An online auction of some Canada Olympic hockey jersey has
raised $94,000 to help rebuild a children’s hospital in Haiti.
The aution was part of the “Hockey for Haiti” relief
initiative conducted by the NHL Players’ Association to help the
The sale of 23 Canadian jerseys – worn in Canada’s Feb. 23
victory over Germany – ended May 18th with Sidney Crosby’s jersey
fetching $37,100. Jonathan Toews’ jersey went for $7,600, while 19
of the jerseys raised over $2,000 apiece.
Team USA jerseys were also up for auction, with bidding ending
Tuesday. Bidding on Finland jerseys began Tuesday.
The auction includes 140 hockey jerseys worn by NHL players from
12 different countries.