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Wings help needy, distribute unsold food

Four Midwest teams to be recognized by EPA

Friday, 03.18.2011 / 1:52 PM ET / Press Release
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Wings help needy, distribute unsold food
NEW YORK -- The four National Hockey League Clubs based in the Midwestern U.S. will receive a different kind of award at the close of the 2010-11 NHL regular season. The United States’ Environmental Protection Agency will honor the Red Wings, Chicago Blackhawks, Columbus Blue Jackets and Minnesota Wild for their commitment to recovering all prepared but untouched concession food as part of the NHL’s partnership with Rock and Wrap it Up!

To date, the four Clubs have combined to divert nearly 12 tons of waste from reaching landfills, while providing 18,000 meals to local community shelters.

In cooperation with food provider Olympia Entertainment, the Red Wings have rerouted 13,071 pounds of food. Olympia Entertainment and Forgotten Harvest coordinate the pick-up and distribution from Joe Louis Arena after Red Wings’ home games. On March 2t, the EPA will celebrate the Red Wings’ environmental achievements, presenting the club with a plaque at an on-ice, pre-game ceremony.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this year celebrates 40 years of tangible improvements to the health and the environment of the American people. The Agency is honoring Rock and Wrap It Up! and the National Hockey League for their participation in its WasteWise Food Recovery Challenge, which encourages participants to reduce, donate, and recycle as much of their food waste as possible, thereby saving money and protecting the environment.

"US EPA congratulates the Midwest NHL teams for helping to solve two problems at the same time: feeding the hungry and reducing the volume of waste sent to landfills," said EPA regional administrator Susan Hedman. "We look forward to working with the NHL to expand Rock and Wrap It Up! next year."

In October, the National Hockey League announced a partnership with Rock and Wrap It Up! to fight hunger and prevent waste across the United States and Canada. This season, all 30 of the League's Member Clubs have committed to work with RWU to pack up all prepared but unsold concession food on game nights for redistribution to local shelters and places of need. As of March 1, NHL Clubs have provided 120,000 meals while keeping more than 80 tons of food waste from landfills.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 248 187 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 214 184 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 259 206 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 237 199 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 245 224 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 231 211 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 232 208 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 217 204 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 209 201 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 198 213 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 227 248 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 212 223 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 176 209 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 183 219 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 206 257 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 153 269 54

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
H. Zetterberg 77 17 49 -6 66
P. Datsyuk 63 26 39 12 65
T. Tatar 82 29 27 6 56
G. Nyquist 82 27 27 -11 54
J. Abdelkader 71 23 21 3 44
N. Kronwall 80 9 35 -4 44
R. Sheahan 79 13 23 -3 36
D. Helm 75 15 18 7 33
D. DeKeyser 80 2 29 11 31
S. Weiss 52 9 16 -2 25
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Howard 23 13 11 .910 2.44
P. Mrazek 16 9 2 .918 2.38

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