Approximately 500 Maine Hockey fans turned out to meet Bruins Star Goalie Byron Dafoe and got his autograph for free !!! September 14, 2000
Fans had a great time as they met Byron, shook his hand, took a picture with him and got his autograph for free.
Sponsored by Upper Deck so we he had lots of giveaways including 100 Upper Deck hats !!!
We also gave away some awesome Upper Deck Authenticated autographed sports items !!! Like a 16x20 Larry Bird autographed photo (limited #'d of 200) and a beautiful 8x10 autographed Ted Williams uda photo.
This was such an exciting event that CBS, ABC, Fox and our local paper showed up to cover the event. To the left you can see Byron being interviewd by ABC news.
Even though this looks like a crowded situation with all the fans and media, The event was very organized and everyone had a great time at our event.
Fans of all sizes showed up for our big event. As you can see byron is not only a great goalie he is also a super babysitter !
Here Byron intently signs another autograph for one of his fans that made their way to Republic to meet him.
As you can see byron was very attentive to his fans and was a super autograph guest ! In the background is a member of the media trying to get some good shots for his news story.
Here the young fan is asking Byron: Does it hurt when you play hockey and someone is pushing on the back of your head while you have your stick in your mouth ? Byron said definitely !!
Here is Byron during another one of his many interviews .
This is just a small amount of the employees that got together to make all this excitement happen !
Just a few more pictures from our event:
Pack War Champion
Congratulations to Adam Lerette!!!
The winner of the Larry Bird 16 x 20 Autographed photo!
Congratulations to Seth Marstaller!!!
The winner of the Ted Williams 8 x 10 Autographed photo!
Special Thanks to our sponsor: The Upper Deck Company !