Not only were fans treated to a highly entertaining game during Saturday night’s matchup between the Estevan Bruins and the Humboldt Broncos at Affinity Place, but they had the opportunity to support a great cause.
Fundraisers were held throughout the evening for Ronald McDonald House in Saskatoon. Many families from southeast Saskatchewan have stayed at the house.
Two autographed, framed jerseys were auctioned off during the evening. The first was an Al MacInnis 1998 NHL All-Star Game jersey, which raised $2,500. The other was an Eddie Shack Toronto Maple Leafs jersey, which fetched $1,600.
Numerous other fundraisers were held during the evening as well.
McDonald’s Heart-shaped cookies, Big Mac pins and Ronald McDonald socks.
Carnduff’s Braden Thompson, who has stayed at the Ronald McDonald House in Saskatoon while receiving treatment for cystic fibrosis, dropped the puck for the ceremonial opening faceoff prior to the game.