On Friday March 27th the Rochester Americans wore pink jerseys and painted the ice pink in support of breast cancer research.Â The Amerks lost the game to the Monsters by the final score of 4-2.
The team announced that they raised $8,580 in its pink jersey auction conducted at the game.Â Fans were able to bid on the game worn jerseys of the players throughout the game.
The jerseys of goaltender Mike Brodeur and newcomer Matt Duffy were among the most popular, as each jersey was auctioned off for substantial amounts. Brodeurâ€™s jersey flew off the table with a $551 purchase, while Duffyâ€™s jersey was second to go with a $548 buy.
The day before the ice crew at the arena painted the ice pink for the game, you can view those pictures here.
Here’s thumbnails of our pictures from the game itself below, you can view them directly on flickr via the flickr.com/letsgoamerks page.