JAROME IGINLA BOBBLEHEAD NIGHT THIS FRIDAY
Kamloops, BC – The Kamloops Blazers will have their first ever Bobblehead Night on Friday, March 4th when the Lethbridge Hurricanes come to town. Former Kamloops Blazer and current NHL star Jarome Iginla will be featured in a Blazers jersey for Bobblehead Night.
Iginla played in 183 games with the Blazers and had 102 goals, 134 assists for 236 points from 1993-96. The Edmonton native also won 2 Memorial Cups with the Blazers in 1994 and 1995.
Originally a 1st round draft pick of the Dallas Stars, Iginla has played his entire NHL career with the Calgary Flames. He has played 1088 games for the franchise and has 466 goals and 978 points, all team records, in 14 seasons with the Flames. He has also spent the last 8 seasons as the team captain.
Iginla is best remembered for an assist on Sidney Crosby’s golden goal, one-year ago today. The goal helped Canada defeat the USA in the Gold-Medal game of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics 3-2.
The first 3000 fans through the doors on Friday night will receive the Jarome Iginla Bobblehead. There will be a limited quantity left over and sold during the last three home games starting on Tuesday, March 8th vs. Tri-City
Remember this Wednesday, March 2nd the Stanley Cup will be at the Interior Savings Centre when the Blazers host the Kelowna Rockets.
The Stanley Cup will be in the Sports Action Lounge when the doors open at 5pm until the beginning of the third period. Fans will have the opportunity to see the Stanley Cup and have their picture taken with it for $5, with all proceeds donated to the Mitch Harlock Family.
Following the game Wednesday, there will be an exclusive Stanley Cup party at Earls Restaurant as a special fundraiser for 10-year-old Mitch Harlock of Kamloops. The Grade 5 David Thompson Elementary school student was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called Neuroblastoma shortly before Christmas.
Tickets for the fundraiser at Earls are $150, and there are limited tickets left for the event. For tickets call the Blazers office at 250-828-1144 or Earls Restaurant 250-372-3275.
For game tickets to either game this week please call the Blazers Box Office at 250-828-3339 or go to ticketmaster.ca.