The Red Wings are having a 24-hour hockey marathon at the Joe starting just after midnight on February 18. Half way through the day, the Red Wings will be hosting an outdoor practice at Clark Park in Detroit.â†µ
The Detroit Free Press has the details:â†µ
Special observation areas will be installed for 2,000 fans at Clark Park in downtown Detroit. The practice will begin at noon.â†µ
Fans will be required to make one of three charitable donations upon entering the facility:â†µ
1.) Canned goods to benefit Gleaners Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan ORâ†µ
2) At least $2 cash per person in support of the Clark Park Coalition ORâ†µ
3) Pre-owned hockey equipment to be used by Clark Park & the Detroit Hockey Associationâ†µ
Check out more details here. If you're in the area, you should definitely check it out, even if it is just glancing the blow that will be the official announcement of the 2013 Winter Classic being in Ann Arbor and not Detroit.