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Dogs' Donate $15,000 to Autism Ontario- Niagara Branch

January 17, 2018 - Ontario Hockey League (OHL) - Niagara IceDogs News Release

St.Catharines, ON. - The Niagara IceDogs are proud to announce that they will be donating $15,350 to Autism Ontario- Niagara Chapter.

On October 21st the Dogs' wore specialty jerseys with an Autism Awareness theme. After the game these one-of-a-kind jerseys were auctioned off in support of Autism Ontario- Niagara Chapter. IceDogs forward Akil Thomas and defenceman Elijah Roberts' jerseys sold for $1200 each, while goaltender Stephen Dhillon, Edmonton Oilers draft pick Kirill Maksimov and Dogs rookie standout Philip Tomasino's jerseys each sold for $850 respectively. Goaltender Stephen Dhillon also wore a specially designed mask that was auctioned off online and sold for an impressive $1235.

Representatives from Autism Ontario- Niagara Chapter including Chapter Manager Fran Chesney, Fund Development Coordinator, Jennifer Chrysler Loney and President of the Board, Mike Gowan joined IceDogs Owners Bill and Denise Burke for a cheque presentation, January 16th at 1:00 PM at the IceDogs office (located in the Meridian Centre- One IceDogs Way).

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