Rare Autographed Sports Memorabilia Now Available in Online Charity Auction

. July 29, 2008

DENVER, CO – Exclusive National Hockey League (NHL) memorabilia is now available for online auction benefiting Katie Thomas, a Denver woman fighting Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. The auction begins today and includes signed sticks, jerseys, pucks and pictures by current and former all-stars and Hall of Famers including Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux, Gordie Howe, Brendan Shanahan, Steve Yzerman, Patrick Roy and Evgeni Malkin. In addition, other sports memorabilia including signed jerseys and helmets from John Elway and Brett Favre are up for auction. All information can be found at http://www.helpkatiefight.org

Kristin (Katie) Thomas is a 33-year-old single mother and geneticist from Denver, Colorado. Diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 2007, she was unresponsive to traditional treatment and is now showing great progress in a unique clinical trial that is not covered by her health insurance. All proceeds from auction sales will go towards her continued treatment. Individuals can also donate directly to her treatment fund.

The online auction will end at 6:00 AM PDT on Thursday, August 7th and includes the following items:

— Wayne Gretzky autographed jersey (Edmonton Oilers)

— Mario Lemiuex autographed jersey (Pittsburgh Penguins)

— Gordie Howe autographed jersey (Detroit Red Wings)

— Brendan Shanahan autographed jersey (New York Rangers)

— Steve Yzerman autographed jersey (Detroit Red Wings)

— Patrick Roy autographed stick (Colorado Avalanche)

— Evgeni Malkin autographed cap (Pittsburgh Penguins)

— 2007-2008 Detroit Red Wings stick (Signed by entire team)

— 2007-2008 Dallas Stars jersey (Signed by entire team)

— 1980 “Miracle on Ice” US Olympic Hockey Team picture (signed by entire team)

— John Elway autographed helmet and jersey (Denver Broncos)

— Brett Favre autographed picture (Green Bay Packers)

Further information on auction items and Katie’s story can be found at http://www.helpkatiefight.org

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