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Red Wings to hold ‘HockeyFest’ on September 10th

Red Wings fans who aren’t able to attend the team’s prospect tournament and training camp in Traverse City will receive quite the consolation prize, per DetroitRedWings.com’s Rick Bouwness:

RED WINGS 2011 HOCKEYFEST TICKETS NOW ON SALE … Fun-Filled Event Scheduled to Take Place September 10 at Joe Louis Arena …

Detroit, MI… HockeyFest returns to Joe Louis Arena with a vengeance on Saturday, September 10 (11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.), providing Red Wings fans with an unforgettable day of hockey-related activities as well as the chance to meet their favorite players. Tickets to this family-friendly event are now on sale, with general admission adult tickets priced at $25 apiece and kids (12 & under) tickets available for $15 each.

In addition to an all-day autograph session featuring members of the 2011-12 Red Wings and your favorite Hockeytown alumni, this year’s HockeyFest will be highlighted by several interactive fun zones, an exclusive tour of the Red Wings’ locker room, photo opportunities with Detroit’s 2008 Stanley Cup banner and the official JLA Zamboni, Q&A sessions with players, staff, and alumni, a live DJ, a historical memorabilia exhibition and contests/prizes galore. Fans wishing to acquire a general admission ticket to HockeyFest are invited visit the JLA Box Office (313-396-7575) or any Ticketmaster (800-745-3000) location. Tickets can also be obtained by logging on to DetroitRedWings.com.

A limited number (50) of exclusive Gold Tickets designed specifically for the professional collector are also available for this event at a cost of $500 apiece. Gold Ticket holders are guaranteed to be able to have two (2) items signed by every player in attendance at HockeyFest.

Additional information, including a schedule of player autographs and main stage appearances, will be announced in the upcoming weeks.  For further details and the latest updates on HockeyFest, visit DetroitRedWings.com.

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MsRedWinger's avatar

That sounds like a wonderful event.  And $25!  Wow.  Wish I could be in Michigan.

Posted by MsRedWinger from Flori-duh on 08/09/11 at 05:45 PM ET

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George, just an FYI, from what i read, the $500 gold ticket guarantees you 2 autographs from EVERY player on the ROSTER, even if that player is not in attendance.  Staff will take your items to those players and return them later, plus autos from all alumni in attendance of the event.

Posted by Mike from Detroit on 08/09/11 at 06:22 PM ET

George Malik's avatar

I just spat out the press release…let me see if the Wings’ website’s presser reads differently…Nope :(

Posted by George Malik from South Lyon, MI on 08/09/11 at 06:26 PM ET

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http://redwings.nhl.com/club/page.htm?id=72586

“If there are any current players that are not present at HockeyFest we will take your two items, have them signed by those missing players and return your two items to you at a later date. This will ensure that you receive two autographs from each player on the 2011-12 Red Wings roster. “

Posted by AJ from Grand Rapids on 08/09/11 at 06:51 PM ET

George Malik's avatar

Always read the fine print…sorry!

Posted by George Malik from South Lyon, MI on 08/09/11 at 07:20 PM ET

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Too bad there’s a Notre Dame - Michigan game that day.

Posted by Josh from Warren on 08/11/11 at 10:14 AM ET

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