Found August 20, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
On one of what should theoretically be the last “slow” Monday of August, the Red Wings are offering fans two ways to participate in showing their passionate support for their team. The first has already been mentioned… The commercial on Tuesday, 3PM is at The Joe for @puremichigan. Come show everyone how great Hockeytown is- Wear your DRW sweater!— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) August 18, 2012 And the second, per the team’s Facebook page, is intriguing: Continue reading "Red Wings overnight report: two opportunities for fan participation and entering uncharted territory"

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