Whalers Gearing Up for Saturday's Pink Out

Oct 09, 2012 - 10:20 EDT

Photo - from left, Plymouth Whalers Austin Levi, Colin MacDonald and Alex Aleardi sport pink hair and pink jerseys in preparation for Saturday's Pink Out! for Breast Cancer Awareness against Sault Ste. Marie at 7:05 pm at Compuware Arena.  Photo by Pete Krupsky.

The Plymouth Whalers will be wearing pink hair with specially designed jerseys this Saturday when they host the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds at 7:05 pm at Compuware Sports Arena during their annual Pink Out! for Breast Cancer Awareness.

The team will be involved in the following activities this week in preparation for Saturday’s game:

Tuesday - Team Pink Out – the Whalers will be getting their hair dyed pink as a team on in two shifts on Tuesday at the Lucky Hair Company in Canton.  Most players will be getting their hair dyed starting at 9:30 am, with the rest reporting after practice after 6 pm.  This is an outstanding photo and video opportunity.

The media and public is invited to attend and check out the activity of hockey players getting their hair colored pink.

The Lucky Hair Company is located at 45241 Cherry Hill Road in Canton.  Call them at 734-844-8166.

Wednesday - Plymouth – in pink hair - plays in Owen Sound against the Attack at 7 pm. The game will be broadcast on 88.1FM WSDP The Park and on www.plymouthwhalers.com.

Thursday – the Whalers will work as waiters from 5:30-8 pm at CJ’s Brewing Company, located at Compuware Arena.  The proceeds generated will be directed to Karmanos Cancer Institute.

Friday – Plymouth – in pink hair – plays in London against the Knights at 7:30 pm.  The game can be heard on www.plymouthwhalers.com starting at 7:20 pm.

Saturday – Plymouth hosts Sault Ste. Marie at 7:05 pm at Compuware Arena.  The game will be broadcast on Comcast 900 and on 88.1FM WSDP The Park starting at 7 pm.