Thunderbirds host “Pink In The Rink” night Saturday

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The Soo Thunderbirds will be hosting their “Pink In The Rink” night on Saturday, October 28th in their home game against the Hearst Lumberjacks at 7:30 p.m. from the John Rhodes Community Centre.

The team will be wearing pink jerseys that game to help support Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the jerseys will be auctioned on the Soo Thunderbirds Facebook page beginning the day after the game.

A ceremonial puck drop will take place prior to the game to honour those who have battled the disease, those who are winning the fight, and those who have survived.

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Bids for the jerseys must start at a minimum of $50 and a portion of the sales will go towards breast cancer research.

Fans will have two weeks to bid on the jerseys on the Soo Thunderbirds Facebook page following Saturday night’s game.

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Matt Stefano
Matt had graduated from Sault College in the General Arts and Sciences program in 2011 and has been working in the sports field ever since. The Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario native has worked as an Athletics Assistant in the Sault College Athletics Department during his final year of school in 2011. After graduating, Stefano worked for two years at the George Leach Centre from 2011-2013 for the Algoma University Thunderbirds Varsity Basketball Games as an Athletics Assistant. From 2013 on, Stefano has been working as the Soo Thunderbirds communications person and has also been volunteering with Shaw TV Sault Ste. Marie since 2014, doing Soo Thunderbirds TV Segments.