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Abdelkader, DeKeyser to appear at Meijer

by Alex DiFilippo / Detroit Red Wings

DETROIT -- Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader and defenseman Danny DeKeyser are set to appear individually at six Meijer locations throughout the Metro Detroit area, signing autographs and interacting with the fans of Hockeytown.

DeKeyser, a Clay Township, Mich., native and former Western Michigan Bronco, will kick off the campaign on Friday, Feb. 21 in Auburn Hills (800 Brown Rd.). Abdelkader, a Muskegon, Mich., native and former Michigan State Spartan, will follow suit with an appearance the next day on Saturday, Feb. 22 in Utica (15055 Hall Rd.). Abdelkader and DeKeyser will each make two additional stops throughout the months of February and March in Warren, Royal Oak, Detroit and Taylor. The complete season-long schedule can be found below:

Meijer Location
Red Wings Player
Friday, Feb. 21 5:00-7:00 p.m. 800 Brown Rd., Auburn Hills Danny DeKeyser
Saturday, Feb. 22 3:00-5:00 p.m. 15055 Hall Rd., Utica Justin Abdelkader
Sunday, Feb. 23 3:00-5:00 p.m. 29505 Mound Rd., Warren Justin Abdelkader
Wednesday, Mar. 12 5:00-7:00 p.m. 5150 Coolidge Hwy., Royal Oak Danny DeKeyser
Monday, Mar. 17 4:00-6:00 p.m. 1301 W. Eight Mile Rd., Detroit Danny DeKeyser
Wednesday, Mar. 19 4:00-6:00 p.m. 14640 Pardee Rd., Taylor Justin Abdelkader

The designated player will arrive for the last hour of the event only, however the Detroit Red Wings Experience, presented by Coke Zero, will be on hand with interactive games for fans in attendance throughout the duration of the appearances. The first 150 people in line will receive a priority wristband that will ensure one autograph. Wristbands will be handed out at the beginning of the event time listed above. Fans will be allowed one autograph per person. No posed photos please. Player is subject to change.

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