Autism Awareness Jersey eBay Auction
Worcester Sharks host online jersey auction to benefit the Autism Resource Center of Central Massachusetts
Auction begins on Feb 27 and ends March 6 at 8p.m. (EST)
WORCESTER - Worcester Sharks President Michael A. Mudd announced that the Worcester Sharks will auction off the remaining Autism Awareness jerseys during an online auction to benefit the Autism Resource Center of Central Massachusetts on www.SharksAHL.com beginning on Wednesday, February 27 at 8p.m. (EST).
Click HERE for the Worcester Sharks home eBay page.
The Sharks sported the autism awareness jerseys during Worcester’s 4-1 win over the Portland Pirates on February 23, 2013 at the DCU Center.
Proceeds of the online jersey auction will benefit the Autism Resource Center of Central Massachusetts.
The online jersey auction to benefit the Autism Resource Center of Central Massachusetts begins on Wednesday, February 27 at 8p.m. (EST) and concludes on Wednesday, March 6 at 8p.m. (EST) and will consist of the following jerseys;
#35 Harri Sateri – Click HERE to place a bid!
Game worn autism awareness jersey from Worcester Sharks 2nd year goaltender Harri Sateri. Harri was the backup goaltender for the Autism Awareness game. Native of Toijala, Finland, Sateri was drafted by the San Jose Sharks in the 4th round in 2008 (106th overall). Spent three seasons in Tappara in the Finnish League. As of Feb 9, Has a 10-11-2 record with a 2.69 gaa and a .909 save %
#20 Matt Irwin – Click HERE to place a bid!
Game worn autism awareness jersey from Sharks defenseman Matt Irwin. Was +2 in the jersey. As of Feb 27 has played nine games this season with the San Jose Sharks and scored his first NHL goal. A product of UMass-Amherst, Matt has 15 points in 35 games this season for Worcester.
#29 Nick Petrecki – Click HERE to place a bid!
Game issued autism awareness jersey from Sharks defenseman Nick Petrecki. Made his NHL debut this season for the San Jose Sharks. Has played 221 games with Worcester and ranks 2nd all-time with 404 penalty minutes. Was named the AHL Man of the Year for his work in the central Massachusetts community. Drafted by the San Jose Sharks with the 28th pick overall in the 2007 NHL draft. Won a national championship with Boston College in 2008.
#15 James Sheppard – Click HERE to place a bid!
Game issued autism awareness jersey from Sharks forward James Sheppard. Is currently playing with the San Jose Sharks. Was originally drafted by the Minnesota Wild with the 9th overall pick in the 2006 NHL Draft. Has played over 200 games in NHL. Had 23 points in 34 games with Worcester this season at the time of his recall.
#22 Tim Kennedy – Click HERE to place a bid!
Game issued autism awareness jersey from Sharks forward Tim Kennedy. Currently on recall with the San Jose Sharks. Leading pint scorer for the Worcester Sharks with 37 points (13-24-37) in 37 games. A Buffalo, NY native has also played with the Buffalo Sabres and the Florida Panthers. Won a national championship with Michigan State University in 2007.
#23 Matt Pelech – Click HERE to place your bid!
Game worn autism awareness jersey from Sharks forward Matt Pelech. Fired four shots on goal in the jersey. Leads Worcester with 13 fighting majors and 186 penalty minutes and was a first round draft pick of the Calgary Flames. Has played two games with the San Jose Sharks this season and recorded a fighting major.
About the Autism Research Center of Central Massachusetts:
The Autism Resource Center was conceived in 1996 by a group of parents to serve primarily as an information and referral service for children and families affected by disorders within the Autism Spectrum; Autism, PDD NOS and Asperger Syndrome. The Center services the eastern portion of DDS Central-West Region. This encompasses North Central, Worcester, and South Valley areas. All totaled there are 65 towns within the Autism Resource Center's service area. However, families who live outside our service area may choose to utilize our Center, The Division of Autism requests that families choose and utilize the Center that best suits their family's needs and not utilize multiple state funded Centers. Please see our Resource Map for all DDS funded Centers.
This program is funded by the Department of Developmental Services ( DDS ) and administered by Horace Mann Educational Associates, Inc. HMEA recognizes that family participation is critical to the success of its programs, a Family Advisory Board serves as the voice of families to the Center.
Information and referral, education, family support and networking are vital services the Center provides. The Autism Resource Center is designed to help parents, educators, service providers, and medical professionals provide effectively for those diagnosed within the Autism Spectrum. The Center does not recommend any single program or treatment but instead offers information on a great variety of issues giving parents and professionals what they need to make educated choices.