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Boston Pizza sports memorabilia silent auction April 3 to benefit Gravenhurst schools

GRAVENHURST — Some spring renovations means out with the old and in with the new at the Boston Pizza at the MuskokaWharf.

Muskoka cottager Steve Yzerman signed this poster of him being tripped.

Muskoka cottager Steve Yzerman signed this poster of him being tripped.

The sports bar facing the lake will be getting a new TV treatment soon and so that means most of the great old sports memorabilia that’s been gathering in the restaurant since it opened six years ago is going on the silent auction block next week.

The silent auction will be taking place on Thursday April 3, from 6-9 p.m. at Boston Pizza in Gravenhurst.

And all the proceeds will be going to local schools in Gravenhurst.

 Items include:

— Bobby Orr “The Goal”: Framed black and white photo of Bobby Orr scoring in overtime of Game 4 of the 1970 Stanley Cup Final to win the cup for the Bruins. Includes game ticket stub and photo of Orr’s first year with the Oshawa Generals.

— Original Six Arenas: Framed 6 black and white photographs of Montreal Forum, MadisonSquareGarden, Olympia Arena, BostonGarden, Chicago Stadium and MapleLeafGarden. Signed by NHL legends Pete Mahovolich, Norm Ullman, Pierre Pilote, Andy Bathgate, Gerry Cheevers, and Johnny Bower.

Poster celebrates the closing of Maple Leaf Gardens in 1999.

Poster celebrates the closing of Maple Leaf Gardens in 1999.

— Framed Steve Yzerman photo signed by Muskoka cottager Steve Yzerman.

— Number 99′s last game: Birds-eye view of Wayne Gretzky’s final game at MadisonSquareGarden on April 18th, 1999

— Final Game at MapleLeafGardens: Panoramic View of the opening faceoff between the Leafs and Chicago Blackhawks in the final game at MapleLeafGardens in 1999.

— MapleLeafGarden’s Memories: Celebrating the closing of the Gardens in 1999. Includes all Stanley Cup winning team photos from 1931-1967. Signed by ex-Leafs Johnny Bower and Ron Ellis.

— Blue #31 Blasdell Jersey: Autographed by Bob Blasdell and Barrie Lakeshores.

— Framed 2014 Bridgestone Winter Classic memorial wall hanging with bronzed ticket.

— Multiple Budweiser and Coors Light Neon signs.

And many other artistic wall hangings and sports pieces.

Ranger Wayne Gretzky's final game at Madison Square Garden in New York.

Ranger Wayne Gretzky’s final game at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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