Tonight won’t only be special because the change in the colour of the Pistons’ jerseys. It will also be a continuation of 10 year-old Noah Friesen’s recent celebration when he was told he no longer needs chemotherapy.
Tuesday morning Noah was invited into the studios of Mix 96.7 and Country 107 to meet Pistons players Connor Martin and Denis Bosc. Bosc and Martin presented Noah with a Pistons t-shirt and 5 tickets for him and his family to attend Wednesday’s Pink in the Rink game.
On top of that they also informed Noah that he will get the opportunity to drop the game puck and then meet the team following the game in the dressing room.
After all that positive news both Pistons players along with the voice of the Pistons and Country 107 afternoon host, Dave Anthony took Noah along with his mom and dad, Chris and Michelle Friesen to Chicken Chef for breakfast.
Noah was diagnosed with Leukemia at the age of seven. After three years of chemotherapy, he was recently told that he no longer needs treatment and can go back to living life like a normal 10 year-old boy.
Support the fight against cancer at tonight’s game by picking up a pink Pistons sticker at the ticket gate for a donation or by bidding on one of the Pistons specially designed pink jerseys. After all the expenses of the night are covered all the money will be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society.
The jersey bidding process will come to an end when the buzzer sounds at the end of the game and then jerseys will be handed out to the highest bidder on the ice immediately following the game.
Picture Above (Michelle Friesen, Chris Friesen, Noah Friesen, Connor Martin, Denis Bosc)