The Spokane Chiefs, Mike’s Pink Lemonade and Rock 94 ½ are teaming to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer on Saturday, February 23rd when they host the Kamloops Blazers. The Chiefs will wear special Breast Cancer Awareness themed jerseys as part of a special evening benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure Eastern Washington Affiliate.
Chiefs' players will also demonstrate their personal commitment to promoting breast cancer awareness by wearing pink skate laces, pink ribbons on their helmets and using pink stick tape. In addition to a $500 donation from the night’s sponsor, Mike’s Pink Lemonade, the Chiefs will hold a silent auction featuring one-of-a-kind collectible team memorabilia with the proceeds benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure Eastern Washington Affiliate.
Fans can also call the Chiefs' office and mention Susan G. Komen for the Cure and receive up to $4 off the walk-up rate for the night. From each of those tickets sold, $1 will go back to Susan G. Komen for the Cure Eastern Washington Affiliate. Tickets to all home games are available by calling the Chiefs' office at (509) 535-PUCK.
Chiefs fans will also have the chance to demonstrate their commitment to fighting breast cancer by purchasing special t-shirts for just $15. The grey Chiefs shirt with pink logos are just $15 and can be purchased at the Chiefs office throughout the week. The shirts come in both men's and women's sizes.
Spokane will host Kamloops for their fourth and final meeting of the season. The home team has won each of the previous three meetings. In Spokane’s only previous home game against the Blazers they scored three third period goals on November 9th for a 5-2 win. Todd Fiddler, Mitch Holmberg, Riley Whittingham, Cole Wedman and Dylan Walchuk all scored for the Chiefs. The Blazers earned a 5-1 win over Spokane on October 12th in Kamloops in their first meeting of the season. Liam Stewart scored the Chiefs lone goal. Kamloops also skated to a 7-4 win on February 1st in their last meeting. Mitch Holmberg recorded a hat-trick.