by Keegan Goodrich
December 26, 2013, MALMÖ, Sweden (ISN) – Hockey Canada and eBay.ca will launch the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship auction on Monday, December 30 at 8 a.m. ET/5 a.m. PT. Up for auction are Team Canada game-worn jerseys, gloves and helmets.
The jerseys up for grabs are Team Canada’s white jerseys, worn exclusively by Canada’s National Junior Team at the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship in Malmö, Sweden.
Canada’s roster includes returning players Jonathan Drouin, Griffin Reinhart and Jake Paterson, a total of 11 NHL first-round draft picks and many more future NHL stars representing Canada at the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship.
All proceeds from the sale of game-worn items will go to the Hockey Canada Foundation (HCF), whose mission is to support Hockey Canada by promoting and fostering accessibility to the game of hockey. Proceeds of this auction will support HCF initiatives that help ensure Canada remains at the forefront in the development and promotion of amateur hockey as well as creating access to our game.
The auction will last 10 days, closing January 8, 2014. Shipment will commence for paid items on January 27, 2014.
For more information on Hockey Canada, Canada’s National Junior Team and the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship, visit www.hockeycanada.ca, or follow along through social media at www.facebook.com/hockeycanada, www.twitter.com/hockeycanada and www.twitter.com/hc_men.