NEW YORK –
President George W. Bush will honor the 2008 Stanley Cup Champion Detroit Red Wings
during a ceremony in the East Room of The White House on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at 2:30 p.m., ET.
Members of the 2008 Red Wings, led by team captain Nicklas Lidstrom
, will gather at The White House for the ceremony. National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman, Red Wings Owners Mike and Marian Ilitch, General Manager Ken Holland and Detroit Head Coach Mike Babcock also are scheduled to attend.
The Detroit Red Wings
won their 11th Stanley Cup in June when they defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins
in a six-game Stanley Cup Final series.