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Red Wings announce details for sixth season of “Little Wings” program


By @MichaelCaples –

The Detroit Red Wings announced today the details for the organization’s sixth season of the “Little Wings” program, designed to introduce new hockey players to the sport at a young age.

Registration is now open for the “Little Wings” program, which welcomes children ages 5-8 to the game with six one-hour sessions of on-ice instruction and a full set of hockey gear, all for only $150.

The Red Wings, the NHL and the NHLPA all financially support the program to make it cost-effective for new hockey families. Participants receive and get to keep all equipment, including ice skates, a helmet, shoulder pads, gloves, elbow pads, hockey pants, shin guards, hockey socks, a hockey stick, an equipment bag and a Little Wings jersey.

Participants will have the opportunity to be properly fitted for equipment during a fitting event on Jan. 4 and Jan. 5. The 2020 on-ice sessions will start on Saturday, Jan. 25 at participating rink locations.

Rinks participating:

  • 140 Ice Den (Howell)
  • Mount Clemens Ice Arena
  • Clark Park (Detroit)
  • Novi Ice Arena
  • Dearborn Ice Skating Center (Dearborn)
  • Petoskey Ice Arena
  • East Side Hockey Foundation Ice Arena (Grosse Pointe)
  • Farmington Hills Ice Arena
  • Jack Adams Memorial Arena (Detroit)
  • LC Walker Arena (Muskegon)
  • Southfield Ice Arena
  • St. Clair Shores Civic Arena
  • Troy Sports Centre
  • Mike Modano Ice Arena (Westland)

More info can be found at

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