Wings to host 2011 prospects tourney
Eight NHL Teams Set to Battle at Centre Ice Arena in Traverse City, MI
The eight-team tournament includes the best prospects from the Red Wings, Buffalo Sabres, Columbus Blue Jackets, Minnesota Wild, Carolina Hurricanes, St. Louis Blues, Dallas Stars and the New York Rangers. Detroit’s roster includes the club’s first-round draft pick from the 2007 NHL Entry Draft (defenseman Brendan Smith), along with the Red Wings’ first selections in the 2009 and 2011 drafts (center Landon Ferraro and right wing Tomas Jurco).
The tournament consists of four games on Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Admission is just $10 per day. Tickets are available in advance at www.CentreIce.org or at the arena doors beginning one hour before each day’s first game. Daily morning practice sessions are open to the public and free of charge.