Amerks to host Hockey Fights Cancer Night

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. – The Rochester Americans announced Monday that the team is hosting Hockey Fights Cancer Night, presented by Cancer Support Community at Gilda’s Club, on Friday, Nov. 18 when the Amerks host the Utica Comets at The Blue Cross Arena.

The night is part of a league-wide campaign to unite the hockey community in support of people affected by cancer.

The Amerks will wear special lavender-colored jerseys that will be auctioned off to benefit Cancer Support Community at Gilda’s Club. Lavender, the official color of Hockey Fights Cancer, represents all forms of cancer.

The online auction will be open for bidding beginning on Monday, Nov. 14 and will run through 10 p.m. the night of the game. Winners will be contacted directly.

Or text “DASH” to 66866, click on the download link and install DASH on your mobile device. Fans can then create their own personal profile and select the Amerks as their favorite team to start bidding.

Fans can also pledge their support by choosing from one of three ticket packages to help provide tickets to families affected by cancer for the game on Nov. 18. Packages can be purchased up until Monday, Nov. 14 with all tickets being donated back to Cancer Support Community at Gilda’s Club.