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Alumni Showdown in Hockeytown

by Staff Writer / Detroit Red Wings
DETROIT -- Detroit Red Wings Alumni President Lee Norwood and Vice President Shawn Burr today announced the return of the Alumni Showdown in Hockeytown to Joe Louis Arena (JLA) on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 7:00 p.m. In this year's contest, the Red Wings Alumni will face off against the alumni from the Montreal Canadiens.

This unique opportunity to cheer on your former Red Wings heroes in one of hockey's greatest rivalries promises to be highly competitive and fun for players and fans. All fans in attendance will be entered into a post-game drawing for a chance to win the game jerseys worn by the players. In addition to the game, fans can purchase a limited number of tickets to a game day autograph session with all players from both teams, as well as a post-game reception with both teams in the JLA Olympia Club.

Former Red Wings greats scheduled to attend include: Mickey Redmond, Dino Ciccarelli, Doug Brown, Reed Larson, John Ogrodnick, Mark Howe and Dennis Hextall. The Canadiens Alumni squad is filled with some of the greatest names in the history of the Canadiens franchise, including: Rejean Houle, Stephane Richer, Shayne Corson, Rod Langway and many more!

Tickets are on sale now and are just $10 for upper bowl and $20 for lower bowl seating. Fans can purchase tickets at the Joe Louis Arena box office, all TicketMaster centers, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy, The Hockeytown Cafe, or charge by phone at 248-645-6666.

Find tickets to the game by clicking here.

Tickets for the afternoon (3:00 p.m.) autograph session with all players are $100 and include posters from each team for the players to sign, while tickets for the Olympia Club post-game reception are $25 and can only be purchased by calling 313-396-7575.

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