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Wings to host fantasy camp presented by Miller Lite

by Alexa Hinds / Detroit Red Wings

DETROIT The Detroit Red Wings will host an exclusive Fantasy Camp, presented by Miller Lite, to give participants the chance of a lifetime to spend three days on and off the ice at Joe Louis Arena with their favorite Hockeytown legends. This ultimate fan experience is scheduled for August 15-17 and features three days of action with former Red Wings players including Tomas Holmstrom, Kirk Maltby, Chris Osgood and Dallas Drake (alumni participants are subject to change).

Only 26 exclusive slots are available for registration on a first come, first served basis. All participants will receive one Red Wings personalized jersey, Red Wings hockey socks, a Red Wings practice jersey, two nights at MotorCity Casino Hotel, one Tigers game ticket, one round of golf, a DVD compilation of photos and video from camp, Miller Lite gear and more. The three-day schedule for camp participants can be found below (event itinerary is subject to change).

The cost of registration for the Detroit Red Wings Fantasy Camp, presented by Miller Lite, is $2,000 per person. To register, please contact Phil Pierce, Fan Development and Youth Hockey Manager, at (313) 471-7482, or complete a registration form. All participants must be 21 years of age or older to register.

Day One (Thursday, Aug. 15)

  • 12 p.m. – Arrival/check in at Joe Louis Arena
  • 1 p.m. – Lunch
  • 1:30 p.m. – Welcome from Red Wings radio play-by-play announcer Ken Kal
  • 2:30 p.m. – Dress for practice
  • 3 p.m. – Practice (one hour)
  • 5 p.m. – Check in to MotorCity Casino Hotel
  • 6 p.m. – Shuttle to Comerica Park
  • 7:05 p.m. – Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals
  • 10 p.m. – Shuttle to MotorCity Casino Hotel

Day Two (Friday, Aug. 16)

  • 8 a.m. – Shuttle to Joe Louis Arena
  • 8:15 a.m. – Dress for practice
  • 8:45 a.m. – Practice (one hour)
  • 10 a.m. – Breakfast
  • 10:15 a.m. – Q&A session with former Red Wings great and current broadcaster Mickey Redmond and Red Wings radio play-by-play announcer Ken Kal
  • 11:15 a.m. – Dress for Game One
  • 11:30 a.m. – Warm-ups begin
  • 11:45 a.m. – Game One begins
  • 1 p.m. – Lunch
  • 1:45 p.m. – Shuttle departs for golf outing
  • 2:30 p.m. – Tee times
  • 7 p.m. – Dinner at golf course
  • 8:30 p.m. – Shuttle to MotorCity Casino Hotel

Day Three (Saturday, Aug. 17)

  • 8:15 a.m. – Shuttle to Joe Louis Arena
  • 8:30 a.m. – Dress for practice
  • 9 a.m. – Practice (45 minutes)
  • 10 a.m. – Breakfast
  • 10:30 a.m. – Chalk talk in locker room with Red Wings assistant coach Keith McKittrick
  • 11 a.m. – Tour of Joe Louis Arena
  • 11:30 a.m. – Tour of Detroit Red Wings locker room
  • 12 p.m. – Pre-game snack
  • 12:15 p.m. – Dress for Game Two
  • 12:45 p.m. – Warm-ups begin
  • 1:15 p.m. – Player introductions and national anthem
  • 1:30 p.m. – Game Two begins
  • 3 p.m. – Depart Joe Louis Arena

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