Summertime news: Red Wings’ team physician to be honored by Macomb County; Former Griffin Eric Tangradi signs with Kazakh KHL team; it’s World Photography Day

August news for you:

  1. The Macomb Daily reports that Red Wings team physician Anthony Colucci will receive the Macomb Foundation Macomb Hall of Fame award for his contributions to Macomb County on August 22nd, and his resume is pretty damn impressive:

• Dr. Anthony Colucci — is a board certified emergency room physician. He has been involved with the Detroit Red Wings since 1989 as a part of the training and medical staff and an active member of the NHL Team Physician Society (NHLTPS) for which he serves on several committees. As the Emergency Room Medical Director at Henry Ford Hospital Macomb and the Medical Director for the Paramedic Program at Macomb County Community College (MCCC), Colucci is involved in the education and development of ER residents and paramedic students. He is also an ATLS instructor at Michigan State University and participates annually in the certification and re-certification of health care providers.

2. Former Grand Rapids Griffins forward Eric Tangradi signed a deal with Barys Astana of the KHL today, so he’s headed to Kazakhstan for the upcoming season:

🖊️📜«Барыс» официально объявляет о заключении контракта с американским нападающим Эриком Тангрэди. Игрок подписал одностороннее соглашение до 30 апреля 2020 года.

Подробнее о новичке 👇https://t.co/E50LNB0KBw pic.twitter.com/KgUp7S5Sw0— ХК Барыс (@AstanaBarys) August 19, 2019

3. And the Red Wings are asking fans to share their favorite photographs on World Photography Day:

HOCKEYTOWN ‼️

It’s #WorldPhotographyDay! 📸

Let us see your favorite #RedWings photos! pic.twitter.com/iOOR3mGeXk— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) August 19, 2019

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