The Washington Capitals announced that the bidding is open for signed Caps memorabilia. Bidding starts as low as $50 for pucks and $250 for signed jerseys.
Each year the players don lavender jerseys during warm-ups with the names of special people in their lives that have have battled or are battling all forms of cancer.
This year Handbid will host the auction from October 24 to the second intermission on November 5th. Proceeds from the auction will benefit Flashes of Hope, Hope for Henry, Make-A-Wish ® Mid-Atlantic and Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, according to the Capitals.
The Caps provided the following additional information:
The auction will take place at the MSE Foundation table located on the main concourse at section 104 of Verizon Center during the game. Fans interested in bidding will need to download the Handbid app on their iPhone and Android devices and should ensure their phones or tablets are well charged for the game. Fans without smart phones may bid on iPads supplied by the Capitals at the MSE Foundation table while the auction is open. Fans not attending the game may bid using the Handbid app or online at http://www.washcaps.com/hfc-auction. Bidding began at noon on Oct. 24 and will conclude when the second intermission ends on November 5th. New items will be added leading up to the auction.