Skip to main content
Short Shifts

Red Wings to give out bobblehead of Larkin's alter ego 'D-Boss'

Detroit to distribute dolls to first 7,500 fans who attend game vs. Panthers on Monday @NHLdotcom

Last year, the Detroit Red Wings gave away a Dylan Larkin bobblehead. This year, they're paying homage to his alter ego.

Detroit will distribute dolls featuring "D-Boss," from Larkin's 2010 viral video, to the first 7,500 fans at Detroit's game against the Florida Panthers at Little Caesars Arena on Monday.

Watch: Youtube Video

Larkin unveiled D-Boss, the snap-shooting hockey player alongside his sidekick EG Slayer played by his friend Evan Gizinski, to the world as a teenager in November 2010. The video, of D-Boss and Slayer shooting in "the dungeon," was unearthed during Larkin's rookie season with the Red Wings in 2016.

Watch: Youtube Video

The doll features Larkin in his knee-holed jeans, flannel shirt and flipped-brim hat sitting on a couch while displaying his stick in classic D-Boss fashion.

Better get to the arena early Monday, Red Wings fans.

View More

The NHL has updated its Privacy Policy effective January 16, 2020. We encourage you to review it carefully.

The NHL uses cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies. By using NHL websites or other online services, you consent to the practices described in our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, including our Cookie Policy.