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SALMON KINGS AUCTIONING OFF ELTON JOHN TICKETSTO SUPPORT BC CANCER FOUNDATIONBid for two tickets to see Elton John packaged with Taylor Ellington pink jersey!For Immediate ReleaseFriday, January 21st, 2011Victoria, BC – The Victoria Salmon Kings, proud affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks andManitoba Moose, announced today that they will be auctioning off a “Think Pink and See Eltonat the Rink” package to promote the upcoming “Pink in the Rink” night on February 4th insupport of the British Columbia Cancer Foundation (BCCF).The package includes two tickets to see Elton John live at the Save-On-Foods MemorialCentre next month, four tickets to the annual Pink in the Rink contest and an autographedpink jersey from Taylor Ellington from last year’s event. Ellington is currently in his secondyear as a Salmon King, and is under National Hockey League (NHL) contract to the VancouverCanucks after they drafted him 33rd overall (second round) in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.Fans can bid online starting at 10:00 a.m. PST on Saturday, January 22nd, with the auctionrunning through until Monday, January 31st at 10:00 a.m. PST. To bid on this package, visithttp://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=320642007646&ssPageName=STRK:MESCX:IT.Scott Howes’ game-worn pink jersey from last season is also still available for bid online athttp://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=320642010752 until next Thursday,January 27th at 10:00 a.m. PST. Both jersey auctions will also be available to view and bid onby visiting the home page of www.salmonkings.com.All monies raised from the jersey auction will be donated to the BC Cancer Foundation(BCCF). Last year’s event raised over $28,000 towards cancer research in British Columbia,which included nearly $9,000 in jersey auction sales and $3,000 in ticket sales donations.The Salmon Kings will host their fourth annual Pink in the Rink night on Friday, February 4thversus the Alaska Aces. Advance tickets are now on sale for just $17 or $60 for a family fourpack, with $5 from every ticket or package being donated to the BCCF. Game-worn jerseysfrom that evening will also be available for silent and live auction with details to come.
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