Annual Event to raise money and awareness for the Kris Perani Hockey Foundation
Flint, Mich. – The Flint Generals Alumni will once again host the Detroit Red Wings Alumni for a star-studded contest at the newly renovated Dort Federal Event Center in Flint, Michigan. Legendary Red Wings and Flint Generals players will face off in a special alumni game on Friday night, December 8th at 7:00 PM. All of the event fundraising proceeds will benefit the Kris Perani Hockey Foundation.
“For the fourth consecutive year, it will be great to see the guys back on the ice and in the crowd, playing the Red Wings alumni team, one of the greatest franchises in the National Hockey League (NHL),” said longtime Generals defenseman Lorne Knauft. “Hockey fans and sports fans, Firebirds fans, Generals fans and Red Wings fans alike, won’t want to miss it.”
Red Wings fan favorites Darren McCarty, Mickey Redmond and Joe Kocur will headline the NHL squad and will be joined by several notable Wings alumni including right winger and 50 goal-scorer, John Ogrodnick, right winger Brent Fedyk, center, Kevin Miller and defenseman, John Blum
Several of Knauft’s Generals teammates will also be back on the ice including right wing Jim Duhart, defenseman Stephane Brochu, left wing Jason Payne, defenseman Keith Whitmore, right wing Jason Glover and left wing John Heasty.
Despite the all-star lineup, the family-friendly event won’t break the bank as tickets start at $12 dollars and may be purchased at the Dort Federal Box Office or by visiting www.tickemaster.com. Groups of 10 or more are eligible for $2 discounts. Suite rentals are also available by e-mailing Karla Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alumni Game at a Glance:
When: Friday, December 8th 7:00 PM
Where: Dort Federal Event Center, 3501 Lapeer Road, Flint
Tickets: $12, $16, $20 & $26 – available at Dort Federal Box Office or www.ticketmaster.com
Dort Federal Event Center Box office number and hours:
Monday – Friday 9:00 AM thru 5:00 PM
About The Kris Perani Hockey Foundation – The foundation was created in 2007 in loving memory of Kris Perani. Mrs. Perani loved watching all levels of youth hockey from the mites being put into position to the Bantams with their hard hitting competitive attitude. She would have been proud to support the foundation that was created in her name. She understood the financial commitment of hockey from house league to the AAA travel leagues. The…