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Youth Hockey Player of the Game
Give your youth hockey player a chance to be on the ice with the pros! Youth hockey players (ages 6-16) will get the opportunity of a lifetime courtesy of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network, as their name is announced during the starting lineup and will skate to the blue line to stand alongside Red Wings players during the National Anthem! The appointed "Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network Youth Hockey Skater of the Game" will wear a Red Wings jersey (provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network), helmet, gloves and skates onto the ice.

Participants must provide their own hockey equipment and must be a registered USA Hockey member.

Red Wings "Waiting in the Wings" and "Mini Wings" Programs
The Red Wings are proud to host youth hockey games prior to most 2014-15 home games. These games give Mini-Mite through Bantam teams the chance to skate on the home ice of the 11-time Stanley Cup champions.

Waiting in the Wings
The Detroit Red Wings are proud to host “Waiting in the Wings” youth hockey games prior to Red Wings home games. These 50-minute games provide Mini-Mite through Bantam teams the opportunity to skate on the home ice of the 11-time Stanley Cup® Champion Detroit Red Wings.

Mini Wings
This is a-once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Mites and Mini-Mites to experience life as a professional hockey player and skate in front of 20,000 fans at Joe Louis Arena! The Mini Wings scrimmage takes place during intermissions at Red Wings home games.

Teams that are selected to participate in a youth hockey game prior to a Red Wings game can purchase tickets to that night's Wings game.

If you are interested in participating in a Red Wings “Waiting in the Wings” or "Mini Wings" game, please fill out the application here. Please note that due to the demand of these games, filling out an application does not guarantee you a spot in the program. Please also note that the Red Wings will schedule your opponent from our waiting list. Please do not request a specific team to play against.

If you are chosen to participate in the program, you will be contacted by a Red Wings' representative. If you have any questions about the program, please call Phil Pierce at 313.471.7482.

Red Wings "Pucks into Bucks" Fundraising Program
Raise money for your team or hockey association with the Wings! This fundraising program allows teams to sell tickets to select Red Wings games at a special price and $5 from every ticket sold goes back to your team or association. Earn great Red Wings prizes including recognition during a Red Wings game, autographed items, ice time at The Joe, or even a practice coached by a Red Wings player! Our staff will help you organize your fundraising night with custom flyers and sign-up sheets. 

The Hockey Time Experience Red Wings Package
The Red Wings are proud to partner with Hockey Time Productions to provide tournament participants with unique opportunities not available to the general public during their tournament weekend in Detroit! Compete, gather and enjoy the great game of hockey during a Hockey Time Youth Tournament and watch the 11-time Stanley Cup champion Detroit Red Wings in action at The Joe!

Choose from two great ways to see the Red Wings:


  • Detroit Red Wings game tickets for your team

  • A tournament game on the Joe Louis Arena ice

  • Commemorative team photo taken at center ice at The "Joe"! TEAM MEMBERS RECEIVE AN 8.5 X 10" PHOTO COMMEMORATING THEIR HOCKEY TIME EXPERIENCE

  • Team pizza party prior to a Red Wings game at HOCKEYTOWN CAFÉ

  • Complimentary bus shuttle to the Red Wings game following the team pizza party

  • Fantastic team drawing for an autographed authentic Red Wings jersey

  • Red Wings commemorative T-shirt for all players and siblings

  • Team accommodations at the Hyatt Regency Dearborn

  • Breakfast buffet Saturday & Sunday at the hotel

  • Team entry fee included in the Hockey Time dates selected (three-game guarantee, five-game maximum, no gate fee, USA Hockey-sanctioned event)

For additional information and available tournament and game dates, contact Teresa McManamon at 517.861.0010 or visit the Hockey Time website by CLICKING HERE.

Teams that want to attend a Red Wings game ONLY during their tournament weekend, may purchase group tickets based on availability. For information and purchase details, call Red Wings Group Sales Manager Kristin Ouimet at 313.471.7911 or email