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Leyland in Hockeytown

Tigers manager Jim Leyland to drop puck before Thursday's game

Tuesday, 04.1.2008 / 4:50 PM ET / News
By Todd Beam  - Detroit Red Wings Communications Director
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Leyland in Hockeytown
DETROIT -- The Red Wings will hold a special ceremonial puck drop prior to their game against Central Division rival Columbus at Joe Louis Arena on Thursday, April 3.

Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland will do the honors, dropping the puck just prior to the start of the Red Wings-Blue Jackets contest.

Leyland, currently in his third season with the Tigers, guiding the American League club to a 183-142 record during his tenure. He is the 36th manager in Tigers' history and a veteran of 43 years in professional baseball.

Leyland was named MLB's Manager of the year in 2006 by Baseball America, and American League Manager of the Year by both the Baseball Writers' Association of America and The Sporting News after guiding the Tigers to their first playoff berth since 1987. He led the Florida Marlins to a World Series crown in 1997.

ARE YOU IN? With just three games remaining in the regular-season, the standings have Detroit’s first-round opponent as the Vancouver Canucks. Tickets for the last two Red Wings’ regular-season home games and the first two rounds of the Stanley Cup playoffs are available at the Joe Louis Arena box office, all Ticketmaster locations, including Hockeytown Cafe, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy, or charge by phone at 248-645-6666. Fans also can purchase tickets by logging on to DetroitRedWings.com.



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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 WSH 50 37 9 4 163 112 78
2 FLA 52 31 15 6 143 115 68
3 NYR 52 29 18 5 148 134 63
4 TBL 51 29 18 4 137 118 62
5 BOS 52 28 18 6 151 137 62
6 DET 52 26 18 8 130 131 60
7 PIT 51 26 18 7 132 130 59
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10 CAR 53 24 21 8 129 141 56
11 PHI 50 23 18 9 119 130 55
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13 OTT 53 24 23 6 148 165 54
14 BUF 53 21 26 6 120 139 48
15 TOR 51 19 23 9 117 140 47
16 CBJ 54 21 28 5 135 168 47

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D. Larkin 51 18 19 25 37
H. Zetterberg 52 9 25 2 34
T. Tatar 51 15 17 -2 32
G. Nyquist 52 14 15 -2 29
J. Abdelkader 52 14 12 -4 26
P. Datsyuk 37 6 20 11 26
M. Green 46 4 17 -7 21
N. Kronwall 45 3 14 -10 17
B. Richards 38 5 10 6 15
D. DeKeyser 48 6 8 12 14
 
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J. Howard 7 8 4 .904 2.89