This is very much a real possibility for someone who’s willing to pay the price:
Want to play hockey with these guys? A roster position will be auctioned off during the @DetroitRedWings Training Camp Alumni & Celebrity Game to be played Sat., 9/14 @CentreICEArena. For details and to bid, click the link. Good luck! @RedWingsCamps https://t.co/mkzyJ5WwgK pic.twitter.com/wJk2O6emlN— Centre Ice Arena (@CentreICEArena) July 18, 2019
The auction price last year was close to $2,000 as I recall, but hey, it’s about playing with the Wings’ alums…and you are expected to be a fairly good player to keep up.