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Wings Alumni to skate in Shawn Burr Foundation's "Hockey Cancer Classic"

Alumni, players from Shawn Burr Foundation to face-off in charity benefit in Fraser, MI on March 17

Thursday, 03.15.2012 / 2:16 PM ET / Press Release
By Greg Monahan  - Public Relations Assistant
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Wings Alumni to skate in Shawn Burr Foundation\'s \"Hockey Cancer Classic\"
Detroit, MI – Detroit Red Wings Alumni will match-up against players from the Shawn Burr Foundation this weekend at Great Lakes Sports City Arena in Fraser, MI. The two teams of former professionals will skate against each other on Saturday, March 17 at 4 p.m. to support blood cancer research.

The “Hockey Cancer Classic” is supported by the Shawn Burr Foundation and will benefit both The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the University of Michigan Comprehensive Care Center. Burr, a Red Wing from 1986-1995, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in 2011 and has since dedicated his charity to helping support cancer research.

The Detroit Red Wings Alumni team will feature past fan-favorites such as Darren McCarty, Dino Ciccarelli and Mickey Redmond. The club will compete against players representing the Shawn Burr Foundation, including former Quebec Nordiques defenseman Craig Wolanin. Fans interested in attending the event can purchase tickets by visiting Tickets to the game are $10.

Other upcoming Red Wings Alumni games include:

Saturday, March 24
Red Wings Alumni vs. Westland Wild Wings – 7 p.m.
Mike Modano Ice Arena, Westland, MI

Sunday, March 25
Red Wings Alumni vs. Shriners All-Stars – 3:45 p.m.
Great Lakes Sports City Arena, Fraser, MI

Saturday, April 21
Red Wings Alumni vs. The Well All-Stars – 1 p.m.
Kensington Valley Ice House, Brighton, MI


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