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HockeyFest schedule of events

by Staff Writer / Detroit Red Wings
 

HOCKEYFEST 2009 – MAIN STAGE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, August 28
4:15PM RED WINGS “FAN FORUM”
- Current players will be in attendance for a press conference style Q&A session
Host: Ken Kal

6:15PM KIDS CONFERENCE
- Kids become the reporters as they ask players their important questions
Host: Ken Daniels

8:00PM HOCKEYFEST CONCERT featuring Bazooka Charlie

Saturday, August 29
11:15PM RED WING “FAN FORUM”
- Kris Draper takes the stage for a press conference where the fans ask the
questions
Host: Ken Daniels

1:00PM WELCOME BACK!
- Hockeytown welcomes back Jason Williams. Hear what he has to say about
being back in Detroit and playing with the Red Wings
Host: Ken Kal

1:30PM 60 YEARS IN HOCKEYTOWN
- Budd Lynch is entering his 60th season with the Detroit Red Wings. On Radio
and Television from 1949-75, Director of Public Relations from 1975-85 and
PA Announcer from 1985-2009, Budd has seen and done it all. Hear his
stories live….
Host: Ken Kal

2:30PM PICKS AND PROSPECTS
- Red Wings Vice President and Assistant General Manager Jim Nill will take
the stage to discuss the past 2009 draft and his thoughts on the players rising
through Grand Rapids
Host: Art Regner

3:15PM RED WINGS “FAN FORUM”
- Dan Cleary takes the stage for a press conference style Q&A session
Host: Dennis Fithian

5:00PM RED WINGS REVIEW
-Talk with Red Wings Executive Vice President and General Manager Ken
Holland and Vice President Steve Yzerman about their expectations for the upcoming 2009-10 hockey season
Host: Art Regner

6:15PM LIVING LEGENDS
- Talk with our Alumni about past and present hockey with the Red Wings and
hear their stories playing in the NHL
Host: Art Regner

8:00PM HOCKEYFEST CONCERT featuring Bazooka Charlie

*Guest Appearances and times are subject to change

ACTIVITIES:

- Four full interactive rink environments
- Two junior interactive rink environments
- Players to make appearances at interactive rinks and host hockey tutorials
- Main Stage with Q&A from players, team management and alumni
- “Score-O” – Shoot and try to win great Red Wings Prizes
- History of Red Wings Hockey Timeline Display
- Tours of the Arena/Locker Room
- Original Six Hockey Display
- Evolution of Hockey equipment display
- Penalty Box Game Zone Lounge
  (bubble hockey, air hockey, hockey video games with Red Wings dream seats)
- Get your picture taken with a Detroit Red Wing, the Miller Lite Zamboni or Al the
  Octopus
- Enter To Win Prizes
- Dress Like a Wing
- Fans can dress up like a Red Wing and have their picture taken
- Red Wings Alumni autograph stations


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