Chris Ilitch says progress is being made on plans to build a new arena for the Detroit Red Wings.
The president and CEO of Ilitch Holdings declined to make any predictions about the next steps. The son of Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch spoke to The Associated Press after Thursday's Detroit Economic Club meeting.
Michigan lawmakers approved a measure allowing tax dollars collected...
Via AP on Fox
April 24, 2013
Well, it's not like Mike Ilitch flying to a farm in Walnut Grove, but it's an effort.
SAN JOSE, Calif. – The Detroit Red Wings are making their final pitch this week to prized free-agent defenseman Danny DeKeyser.
Red Wings general manager Ken Holland traveled from Phoenix to Toronto to meet with the representatives of the former Western Michigan University star...
In what’s becoming a common practice by the NHL’s owners after allowing a second lockout to take place in the last 10 years, Red Wings boss Mike Ilitch has issued an apology to the fans on behalf of the organization.
You can find the apology when going to DetroitRedWings.com but we’ve also included it below:
Dear Red Wings Fans,
In our now 30 years of owning the Red Wings franchise...
Red Wings fans rejoice! HOCKEYTOWN is open for business!
After a 113 day labor dispute that locked out hockey for Red Wing and NHL fans alike the sport returns to the motor city. This news also comes in light of plans revealed a month ago on the possible new home for the Detroit Red Wings which could certainly attract a new and even broader fan base.
But first lets take a look at...
The Michigan Senate approved legislation Wednesday to help finance a downtown Detroit project that would include a new home for the NHL's Detroit Red Wings.
Team owner Mike Ilitch this week announced plans for a $650 million multiuse development, which would include an events center where Red Wings games could be held. He has said for years he'd like a new arena for the...
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December 05, 2012
The announcement that Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch's Ilitch Holdings business organization is backing legislation which would facilitate the construction of a massive "mixed-use" development which will include a follow-on rink succeeding Joe Louis Arena has everything to do with timing.
We should know more about the proposed rink, as the Detroit News notes, the residential...
from Paul Egan of the Detroit Free Press,
Officials from Mike Ilitch's Olympia Development Company are today outlining to state lawmakers plans for a $650 milllion-dollar mixed use development in downtown, anchored by a "new, state of the art, multi-purpose events center."
Eric Larson, non-executive president of Olympia Development, told the Senate Government...
DETROIT (AP) -- Detroit Tigers owner Mike Ilitch is spending a lot of his money to chase a World Series title.
Thanks to Detroit's surge and the Chicago White Sox's slump, the Tigers have a shot to give Ilitch a return on his investment.
"He's been trying to bring a winner here and to know the joy it would bring him to win a championship is another driving force...
In less than a week, we should have a pretty good indication of where the Detroit Red Wings rank in the hearts and minds of the NHL -- or at least in the hearts and minds of Zach Parise and Ryan Suter.
After two decades of unprecedented excellence, the Wings' immediate future rests on whether they can attract one or both of this years cream-of-the-crop free agents.
Mike Ilitch decided on a whim to add 214 million to the Detroit Tigers payroll this week.
He just went out and signed Prince Fielder, saying he goes by instincts.
Once they heard the news, the natural instinct of baseballs have-nots might have been to barf.
While Ilitch is doling out hundreds of millions to one guy, other teams have to scrape and scratch to increase their revenue...