Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 09/22/09 at 11:14 AM ET
from Mary Caton of the Windsor Star,
Located near the player’s entrance, the party swells to as many as 60 at times and they’ve enjoyed drop-in visits from members of the Detroit Tigers’ baseball team, golfer Jack Nicklaus and numerous U of M alumni.
Persichilli gives full credit for their strategic locale to fellow U of M grad and Wind-sor native, Aaron Ward.
An NHL veteran now playing for the Carolina Hurricanes, Ward is Erica’s cousin.
While hockey doesn’t allow Ward to particpate in many pigskin parties at the moment, he plans to grill hot dogs and sausages right alongside Persichilli when he retires.
“He’s the one who got us to the location we’re at now,” Persichilli said. “We owe it to him.”
read on for more tailgating stories at Michigan…
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