Red Wings fans can meet one of the team's star players today in Canton.
Detroit Red Wings forwards Justin Abdelkader and Darren Helm are set to appear at various Meijer locations throughout the Metro Detroit area during the 2012-13 season, signing autographs and interacting with fans at six different Metro Detroit Meijer locations.
Abdelkader, a Muskegon native and former Michigan State Spartan, will kick off the season-long campaign this week with back-to-back appearances at two separate supercenters, beginning today in Canton, 45001 Ford Road, and Tuesday in Allen Park, 3565 Fairlane Boulevard.
Four additional stops featuring Helm and Abdelkader are scheduled for the months of March and April in Madison Heights, Southfield, Rochester and Warren. The players will appear from 6-7 p.m. at each event. The complete season-long schedule can be found below:
|Date||Time||Meijer Location||Red Wings Player|
|Feb. 11||5-7 p.m.||45001 Ford Road, Canton||Justin Abdelkader|
|Feb. 12||5-7 p.m.||3565 Fairlane Blvd., Allen Park||Justin Abdelkader|
|March 4||5-7 p.m.||1005 E. 13 Mile Road, Madison Hts.||Darren Helm|
|March 6||5-7 p.m.||28800 Telegraph Road, Southfield||Justin Abdelkader|
|April 8||5-7 p.m.||3175 Rochester Road, Rochester||Darren Helm|
|April 9||5-7 p.m.||29505 Mound Road, Warren||Justin Abdelkader|