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 , 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. 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