Hockey Fights Cancer auctions player jerseys

Updated: April 23, 2007, 6:15 PM ET
Associated Press

Sidney Crosby
Crosby

TORONTO -- Sidney Crosby's first NHL All-Star jersey went for $47,520 in an auction that earned $140,397 for Hockey Fights Cancer.

Other notable final bids were $5,681 for Brendan Shanahan's jersey and $5,020 for Martin Brodeur's jersey. The jerseys were worn during the first period of the Jan. 24 game in Dallas and were auctioned online as a NHL-NHLPA project.

Other final bids on jerseys: Ryan Miller, $4,880; Rick Nash, $4,860; Joe Sakic, $4,679; Eric Staal, $4,520; Daniel Briere, $4,464; Roberto Luongo, $3,640; and Vincent Lecavalier, $3,179.

Hockey Fights Cancer was founded in 1998 by the NHL and NHLPA to raise money and awareness in the fight against cancer. More than $9 million has been raised so far.


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