DETROIT – Detroit Red Wings forward Luke Glendening and defenseman Danny DeKeyser are set to appear individually at six Meijer locations throughout the Metro Detroit area, signing free autographs and interacting with the fans of Hockeytown. Glendening, a Grand Rapids, Mich., native and former Michigan Wolverine, will make the first appearance of the campaign on Monday, Jan. 19 in Detroit (1301 W. Eight Mile Rd.), while DeKeyser, a Clay Township, Mich., native, will appear at the Meijer in Allen Park (3565 Fairline Dr.) on Tuesday, Feb. 3. Glendening and DeKeyser will each make two additional stops throughout the months of February and March in Roseville, Royal Oak, Warren and Livonia. All events will take place from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., with player signings to occur from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. The season-long schedule can be found below.
|Date ||Meijer Location ||Red Wings Player |
|Monday, Jan. 19 ||1301 W. Eight Mile Rd., Detroit ||Luke Glendening |
|Tuesday, Feb. 3 ||3565 Fairlane Dr., Allen Park ||Danny DeKeyser |
|Thursday, Feb. 12 ||30800 Little Mack Rd., Roseville ||Danny DeKeyser |
|Thursday, Feb. 19 ||5150 Coolidge Hwy., Royal Oak ||Luke Glendening |
|Tuesday, March 3 ||29505 Mound Rd., Warren ||Danny DeKeyser |
|TBD ||13000 Middlebelt Rd., Livonia ||Luke Glendening |
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 and time is subject to change.
Meijer is a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer that operates 213 supercenters and grocery stores throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky. As the inventor of the “one-stop shopping” concept, Meijer stores have evolved through the years to include expanded fresh produce and meat departments, as well as pharmacies, comprehensive appareldepartments, garden centers and electronicsofferings. For more information on Meijer, please visit www.meijer.com. Follow Meijer on Twitter @twitter.com/meijerand @twitter.com/meijerpror become a fan at www.facebook.com/meijer.
About The Detroit Red Wings
The Detroit Red Wings hockey club, an Original Six member of the National Hockey League and 11-time Stanley Cup Champion, was purchased by Michael and Marian Ilitch in 1982. Other Ilitch companies in the food, sports and entertainment industries include: Little Caesars Pizza, Blue Line Foodservice Distribution, Ilitch Holdings, Inc., Olympia Entertainment, Olympia Development, Little Caesars Pizza Kit Fundraising Program, Champion Foods and Uptown Entertainment. Michael Ilitch owns the Detroit Tigers. Marian Ilitch owns the MotorCity Casino Hotel. For more information, visit www.DetroitRedWings.com.