The Detroit Red Wings are proud to host "Waiting in the Wings" youth hockey games prior to Red Wings home games. These 50-minute games provide Mini-Mite through Bantam teams the opportunity to skate on the home ice of the 11-time Stanley Cup® Champion Detroit Red Wings. Package includes 75 or 100 Red Wings game tickets and each team member receives a Kids Club membership and goody bag*.
This is a-once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Mites and Mini-Mites to experience life as a professional hockey player and skate in front of 20,000 fans at Joe Louis Arena! The Mini Wings scrimmage takes place during intermissions at Red Wings home games. Package includes 75 or 100 Red Wings game tickets and each team member receives a Kids Club membership and goody bag*.
Youth hockey players ages 6-16 will have the experience of a lifetime as their names are announced during the starting lineup and stand alongside the Red Wings players during the National Anthem. Participants must provide their own equipment and be a registered USA Hockey or Hockey Canada member. Minimum group ticket purchase of 50 tickets. The Youth Hockey Skater of the Game is presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Michigan First Credit Union.
*Minimum ticket requirement is dependent on game selected.
Waiting in the Wings and the Mini Wings programs include a minimum purchase of 100 Red Wings tickets for traditional games (package total $3,610) and 75 tickets for premium games (package total $4,200); a complimentary Youth Hockey Kids Club membership and goody bag for each participant, plus more special benefits.
If you are interested in participating in a Red Wings Youth Hockey pregame or intermission scrimmage, please fill out this form.
Please Note: Due to the demand of these games, filling out an application does not guarantee you a spot in the program. All participants must be a registered USA Hockey or Hockey Canada member.