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Pat Burns memorial jerseys auction set for Dec. 21-Jan. 11

Bidding conducted through; proceeds to benefit La Maison Aube-Lumiere

Monday, 12.20.2010 / 3:47 PM ET / News
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Pat Burns memorial jerseys auction set for Dec. 21-Jan. 11
Close-up of the "PB" patch.
Newark, NJ – New Jersey Devils game-worn jerseys, featuring “PB” memorial patches in honor of the late Pat Burns and autographed by the entire team, will be auctioned off for charity at The bidding will start Tuesday, December 21 at 5:00 PM ET and conclude Tuesday, January 11 at 9:00 PM ET.

Proceeds will be donated in Pat’s memory to La Maison Aube-Lumiere, a cancer hospice in Sherbrooke, Que.  The minimum opening bid on each jersey is set at $250 (U.S.).


Twenty-two jerseys, worn by Devils’ players who appeared in at least one of the following four games are available: November 22 vs. Washington, November 24 vs. Calgary, November 27 vs. Philadelphia, and December 2 vs. Montreal. The 2½” diameter black patch features “PB” in white stitching and was worn on the upper right chest. Each jersey was authenticated by the New Jersey Devils-MeiGray game-worn jersey authentication program.

The following jerseys are available:  Jason Arnott, David Clarkson, Matthew Corrente, Patrik Elias, Stephen Gionta, Andy Greene, Mark Fayne, Johan Hedberg, Ilya Kovalchuk, Jamie Langenbrunner, Adam Mair, Olivier Magnan, Mike McKenna, Rod Pelley, Brian Rolston, Henrik Tallinder, Mattias Tedenby, Alexander Vasyunov, Anton Volchenkov, Colin White, Travis Zajac, and Dainius Zubrus.  Each jersey was signed by the entire team, including Martin Brodeur, Mark Fraser, Jacob Josefson, Zach Parise, Anssi Salmela, Bryce Salvador, and Matt Taormina, who were unable to compete due to injury.

Burns, who coached the Devils to the 2003 Stanley Cup Championship, and served as a member of the team’s coaching staff the past eight seasons, passed away on November 19 after a courageous bout with cancer.

For further information, please contact the Devils’ Communications Department at 973-757-6100 or MeiGray at 888-463-4472 or