RED WINGS HOST FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT ON SATURDAY
… Fans in Attendance Have Chance to Meet Red Wings Players Post-Game and Receive Replica Jersey and Stick; Additional Great Prizes and Experiences Awarded to Fans Throughout the Night …
… Up to 50 Percent Discount on Select Merchandise at Team Stores; Discounted Concessions and Much More to Thank the Fans of Hockeytown During Final Game of the Red Wings Inaugural Season at Little Caesars Arena in The District Detroit …
DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings will thank the fans of Hockeytown by hosting Fan Appreciation Night during the team’s final regular-season game on Saturday, April 7 when the Red Wings take on the New York Islanders at 7:00 p.m. (FOX Sports Detroit / 97.1 The Ticket).
Along with numerous giveaways throughout the night, 20 lucky fans in attendance will be selected at random to go on the ice following the game and meet a Red Wings player to receive a replica jersey and stick. Red Wings alumni will also be on hand throughout the night to award prizes and thank fans during in-game elements.
Lucky seat and row giveaways will be announced throughout the game, featuring a wide-array of prizes: Gift cards to Little Caesars Arena restaurants Kid Rock’s Made in Detroit, Sports & Social Detroit and Mike’s Pizza Bar; Detroit Tigers tickets and autographed merchandise; 313 Presents concert and show tickets; and Red Wings bobblehead bundles. Mike’s Pizza Bar will also be awarding one lucky fan “Pizza for a Year,” while Sports & Social Detroit will be offering one fan in attendance “Nachos for a Year.”
Additionally, fans in attendance for Saturday’s game will have an opportunity to win numerous VIP experiences, including an opportunity to visit the FOX Sports Detroit and 97.1 The Ticket broadcast booths, watch pre-game warm-ups from the penalty box, give the Red Wings players high-fives as they take the ice, and Zamboni rides at intermissions.
The Red Wings will also award prizes to fans in attendance through the team’s social media channels and have special social media filters to encourage fans to post and celebrate the final game of the Red Wings Inaugural Season at Little Caesars Arena in The District Detroit.
Fans can take advantage of a 50 percent discount on select merchandise, including Red Wings jerseys, in the team stores within Little Caesars Arena. Fans in attendance can also enjoy discounted concession prices with popcorn and peanuts on sale for $2.25 each.
The Red Wings will issue a free, limited-edition Little Caesars Arena lapel pin to thank the fans of Hockeytown who have downloaded The District Detroit App. To secure the free pin, fans can download The District Detroit App from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store and select the Hockeytown Thanks tile. Complete the form and take your phone to The District Detroit App table located outside the Team Store on the street level Via concourse near the Meijer Entrance to receive the lapel pin during Saturday’s game.
The Red Wings will also offer a special rate on tickets for the Detroit Red Wings Foundation 50/50 Raffle, presented by Michigan First Credit Union, on Saturday. Fans can purchase 100 tickets for $40, compared to the regular price of 80 tickets for $40. Saturday’s 50/50 Raffle will benefit the Detroit Red Wings Foundation, the Little Caesars Amateur Hockey League and Make-A-Wish Michigan.
Following the game, Sports & Social Detroit will host a Social Hour from 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m., with 25 percent off appetizers (except wings) and discounted drinks. UFC 223 will be shown on the restaurant’s televisions beginning at 10:00 p.m. Kid Rock’s Made in Detroit restaurant will also host a post-game happy hour with the band, Autumn Kings, performing from 9:30 – 11:30 p.m., a late night food menu and drink specials.