Captain Nicklas Lidstrom
serves as the Red Wings spokesman for the OneGoal initiative, which aims to gain awareness and grow the sport of hockey with children four to eight years old.
The first 500 adults through the doors with a child under 12 at Wednesday’s game will receive free admission coupons for the OneGoal Hockey Show taking place November 9-11 at Cobo Center.
Mr. Hockey, Gordie Howe, will serve as the honorary chairman of the third annual event. The show will feature a Hockey Hall of Fame display, silent auction, product demonstrations, and a variety of seminars.
In addition, participants in the Red Wings youth hockey program will wear OneGoal jerseys. Mite members of the Farmington Hills (Mich.) Fire and Oakridge Arrows (Oakridge, Ontario) will showcase their breakaway skills during the first intermission shoot-out.About OneGoal
OneGoal is a non-profit whose mission is to grow the sport of hockey by building awareness of the positive aspects of the game, and helping break-down the barriers of entry into the sport. The OneGoal’s membership includes the NHL, NHL Players Association, USA Hockey, Hockey Canada, International Hockey Industry Association, as well as hockey rinks and retailers.
The organization’s goal is to increase youth hockey participation by 15 percent over three years, targeting four-to-eight year-old boys and girls across North America. For more information about OneGoal, visit www.onegoal.com
Detroit Red Wings and OneGoalWHAT:
OneGoal Night WHERE:
Joe Louis Arena – Detroit Red Wings vs. Nashville Predators gameWHEN:
Wednesday, November 7, 2007WHY:
Promote the growth of youth hockey in the State of MichiganTickets for the game are still available through the Joe Louis Arena box office, Ticketmaster outlets, at www.DetroitRedWings.com or by calling 248-645-6666.
Single-game tickets for home games in November and December are currently on sale. Season tickets at just $22 per seat are available in six, 12, 22 and 35-game packages.