The Buffalo Sabres announced the team is holding an auction for the jerseys, pant shells and socks worn by players in the Sabres Skills Challenge presented by New Era. The auction will be held at auction.NHL.com starting today at 4 p.m. and run until at 9 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12.
The jerseys were modeled after the jerseys worn by players from the Campbell and Wales Conference teams at the 1978 NHL All-Star Game in Buffalo. All jerseys will come with a certificate of authenticity.
Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Buffalo Sabres Foundation.
The Buffalo Sabres Foundation mission statement is: To identify and support local organizations which share our core objectives: serving children and military personnel, caring for the sick, assisting physically and mentally challenged athletes, and supporting youth hockey initiatives. By utilizing financial resources and community influence, the Buffalo Sabres Foundation assists these organizations and their beneficiaries in realizing their highest potential and succeeding in their endeavors.