Article By: Mike Peck
01/17/2013 11:00 AM
PINK IN THE RINK
Limited number of tickets remain for Saturday's game
Rockford, Ill.- Think pink this weekend as the Rockford IceHogs will host their 4th Annual “Pink In The Rink Night” on Saturday when the they take on the Grand Rapids Griffins at the BMO Harris Bank Center at 7:05 p.m.
For tickets to the game, visit IceHogs.com, call (815) 968-5222 or in person at the BMO Harris Bank Center Box Office or at any Ticketmaster location. There are limited number of tickets remaining for Saturday's game.
The ice at the BMO Harris Bank Center will be painted pink for the game and the IceHogs will wear special pink jerseys, which will be made available via blind silent auction, to help raise funds for breast cancer research. Two of the jerseys will also be raffled off during the game and raffle tickets will be sold by the IceHogs’ Ice Crew during the game for $5 per ticket or five tickets for $20.
The blind silent auction will open at 6 p.m. on Saturday and bids will be accepted until the end of the second period. Bids can be placed behind section 124 and the winners will be announced in the third period. Winning bids will have an opportunity to get their jersey autographed following the game and receive a pair of the game worn socks.
All proceeds from the auction will be donated to the Mary Kay Foundation and American Cancer Society through the IceHogs Charitable Foundation.
Also on Saturday, the first 5,000 fans to the BMO Harris Bank Center will receive an IceHogs pink rally towel and pink neon glow bracelet courtesy of Dickerson & Nieman Realtors, Ferrellgas, Metropolitan Title Agency and Rasmussen College.
With help from the Rockford IceHogs Booster Club, the BMO Harris Bank Center will be decorated in pink.
Rockford takes on the Peoria Rivermen on Friday night to kick off the weekend at the BMO at 7:05 p.m. The game is an Illinois Lottery Cup showdown between the Midwest Division rivals.
For more information regarding the IceHogs Pink In The Rink game or any upcoming promotion, visit IceHogs.com.
Next Home Game: Friday, Jan. 18 vs. Peoria Rivermen. Beginning at 7:05 p.m. the IceHogs and Rivermen meet in an Illinois Lottery Cup Matchup and for the first time since Nov. 21 at the BMO Harris Bank Center. It marks the fourth of twelve meetings between the two foes on the campaign. Also on Friday, one lucky fan will win a pair of Blackhawks tickets for the team's home opener on Tuesday, Jan. 22.