Originally written December 09, 2011 on Kukla's Korner:
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The Red Wings’ most important team activity on Friday had nothing to do with their participation in practice at Joe Louis Arena. Instead, several members of the Wings’ front office and roster engaged in a friendly competition to raise money for the Salvation Army, manning donation kettles around the Metro area, and as Drew Miller told DetroitRedWings.com’s Bill Roose, the Wings are well aware of the fact that the four-letter word that is poverty is all too common in our still economically recovering state: “There are so many people working hard and getting by with what they have,” Miller said. “I think for us to be able to go and ring the bell and collect some money and help out anyway we can, that’s huge for our state, and we’ll help out and do our part. I feel very fortunate for the life that I’ve had and you want to be able to help people who are having tough times and definitely we see it because we’re living here in Michigan and we know people who are affected by it or you see...
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