Tri-City Americans celebrate Nuclear Night on Friday

January 21, 2014 

Tri-City Americans forward Jessey Astles, left, and defenseman Mitch Topping are wearing this year's Nuclear Night jersey that pays tribute to the team's original jersey and the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.


The Tri-City Americans will host their fifth annual CH2M Hill Nuclear Night on Friday when the Seattle Thunderbirds come to town.

On the concourse, there will be auctions, limited-edition Nuclear Night merchandise and Hanford History Outreach from the B-Reactor Museum.

The nuclear-inspired team jerseys that will be worn Friday night, will be auctioned on-line after the game at Online bidding will start at 10:30 p.m. Friday and will feature all game-worn and non game-worn player jerseys, and additional blank jerseys that do not have player names or numbers. Minimum bid per jersey is $250 with a buy-it-now option of $500. The auction closes at 10 p.m. Sunday, with all proceeds benefiting the Player’s Continuing Education Fund.

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