Limited Number to be Auctioned for Cancer Research
CHICAGO (December 23, 2008) – Chicago Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane will unveil and use personally-designed skates and stick during the upcoming Bridgestone NHL 2009 Winter Classic at Wrigley Field in Chicago on New Year’s Day.
Kane, working with designers and developers at Bauer Hockey, designed the skates and stick this past summer for exclusive use during the outdoor game. Only 88 skates and 88 sticks were created for this special event and Kane will personally sign and auction off a portion of the limited edition product to raise money for breast Cancer research in
Chicago and his home town of Buffalo.
“It’s something I’ve been interested in from the beginning – designing your own skates and stick is a pretty unique experience,” Kane said. “It’s really exciting to look at a skate and design it to exactly how you want it to be made. To be able to give back to the community makes the whole experience even more special.” […]