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Alumni to hold charity game for family of fallen officer

Several former NHL players to hit the ice at Compuware Arena on Friday, December 21; General admission tickets $20 apiece; all event proceeds to benefit Patrick O’Rourke Family Trust

Monday, 12.03.2012 / 3:07 PM / Press Release
By Rick Bowness  - Public Relations Coordinator
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Alumni to hold charity game for family of fallen officer
Red Wings Alumni to hold charity game for family of fallen officer on December 21, 2012

DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings Alumni Association in partnership with the Joe Kocur Foundation for Children will be staging a charity hockey game at Compuware Arena in Plymouth, Mich., on Friday, December 21 (7:15 p.m.) to benefit the family of fallen West Bloomfield police officer Patrick O’Rourke.

Several former NHL players will be competing in this game, including all four ‘Grind Line’ members (Joe Kocur, Darren McCarty, Kirk Maltby and Kris Draper) as well as Hockey Hall of Famers Dino Ciccarelli, Larry Murphy, Igor Larionov and honorary coaches Ted Lindsay and Bill Gadsby. Other participants in the game will include goaltender Chris Osgood, defensemen Jiri Fischer and Chris Chelios and 50-Goal Club members John Ogrodnick and Mickey Redmond amongst others. Members of various local law enforcement agencies will also be skating in this contest while special guest vocalist Karen Newman will be on hand to sing ‘The Star Spangled Banner’ prior to puck drop.

In addition to enjoying an entertaining exhibition match featuring some of the most popular players from recent Hockeytown history, attendees of this game will also have the opportunity to bid on game-worn Red Wings Alumni Association jerseys and participate in an evening-long 50-50 raffle. All proceeds from this event, including $20 general admission game tickets, will benefit the Patrick O’Rourke Family Trust (WestBloomfieldHero.com). Tickets to this game are currently available at the West Bloomfield Police Department, White Lake Police Department, Milford Police Department, Sterling Heights Police Department, Southfield Police Department, Plymouth Police Department, Grosse Pointe Public Safety Department and online at JoeKocurHockey.Eventbrite.com.

More information on the Detroit Red Wings Alumni Association can be obtained by visiting DetroitRedWings.com/Alumni.

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