NAHL announces Top Prospects jersey auction
The North American Hockey League (NAHL) is pleased to announce that all 88 players participating in the 2021 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament will have their game-worn jersey signed and available for auction with League Partner, DASH (www.dashapp.io). The 2021 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament, which will be held from June 19-20, 2021, at Fogerty Arena in Blaine, MN.
While the players will get to keep their game-worn jerseys from the event, a duplicate set of commemorative game-worn jerseys was created by the NAHL’s official jersey supplier, K1 Sportswear, and those jerseys will be individually worn and signed by each player at the event and then auctioned off on DASH.
Auction Details: The auction will open on Friday, June 18th at 12:00pm (central) and run until Friday, June 25th at 2:00pm (central). The opening bid for each commemorative game jersey will be $200 and will be done in bid increments of $25.
Fans can take part in the auction by doing the following:
• Download the DASH app by texting the word ‘DASH’ to phone number: 66866
• Or, visit: https://web.dashapp.io/
"This is the fifth year of our partnership with the NAHL and we're happy to layer on another great program for the fans, NAHL teams, and league to connect through DASH. The Top Prospects Tournament is one of the best and most unique junior hockey events in the world and we're proud to have the opportunity to deliver a great auction experience for everyone involved, which features some incredible game worn jerseys from the event,” said Jonathan Hufnagel, Founder and CEO of DASH Auction.
The 2021 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament will feature a total of 88 players from the NAHL, who will be spread amongst four teams that will play in two games each during the event. The event will feature teams that represent the four divisions in the NAHL: Central, East, Midwest and South. Only those NAHL players without an NCAA commitment are eligible to participate in the 2021 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament, with the exception of those who have been identified by NHL Central Scouting as players of interest for the 2021 NHL Draft. Each of the teams will consist of an 22-man roster (13 forwards, 7 defensemen, 2 goaltenders).
The NAHL Top Prospects Tournament is one of the most highly scouted events of its kind. Last season, over 220 scouts attended the event, which featured almost every NHL team and NCAA Division I school. The event continues to provide the hundreds of NHL and NCAA scouts in attendance with a look at the best uncommitted players the NAHL has to offer, as well as, some potential NHL Draft picks. It continues to be an important part of the NAHL event model, which is inclusive of the NAHL Showcase in September and the NAHL Robertson Cup National Championship in June.