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Frozen Fish Fiasco Huge Success

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Kari, Trevor and Dan Stahl representing for Team Stahl.

Kari, Trevor and Dan Stahl representing for Team Stahl. Mary and I were very happy to see them on the ice again together.

On Saturday January 30th 2016,  Stahls’ participated in our first Frozen Fish Fiasco and it was a huge success. During this fundraising event, our intrepid Team Stahls’ hockey players faced off against the revered Detroit Red Wings Alumni Team at Clark Park, (Detroit’s only regulation-sized outdoor ice rink) in an event designed to raise money to support youth hockey in southwest Detroit. We were very happy to see so many people from Stahls’ out at the rink on Saturday supporting this worthy cause. It’s always fun when you can cheer as either team scores. Mark Wells of the 1980 U.S. Olympic Gold Medal Hockey Team was instrumental in helping to get Team Stahls’ ready for the event and he also took care of the official puck drop at the start of the game.  On Saturday, the sun was shining and the temperatures hovered in the high 40’s, providing a perfect setting for the large number of fans on hand to enjoy the game. The Red Wings Alumni, which included Mickey Redmond and Darren McCarty, were all wonderful sportsmen who played with talent and good humor and respected our team’s desire to put on a good show. We even managed to score 8 goals (I believe the final score was 8-9). It was a lot of fun and the sublimated jerseys we produced for both teams were a huge hit. Thanks to everyone who came out to the park and to all those behind the scenes at Stahls’ that helped make the event a success. See you next year?

Group photo of both teams on the ice before the game.

Group photo of both teams on the ice before the game.

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Kari made us proud!

Kari made us proud!

Ready to take the ice.

Ready to take the ice.

Looking good Team Stahl!

Looking good Team Stahl!

Mary and I were honored to have Mark Wells as part of this event for Team Stahl.

Mary and I were honored to have Mark Wells as part of this event for Team Stahl.

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A perfect day on the ice.

A perfect day on the ice.

Custom heat printed hats were sold to raise funds for the Clark Park Coalition.

Custom heat printed hats were sold to raise funds for the Clark Park Coalition.

Russ Corey from Team Stahl.

Russ Corey from Team Stahl.

Alda and AC at the Frozen Fish Fiasco.

Alda and AC at the Frozen Fish Fiasco.

Red Wings Alum Darin McCarty with young fans from Team Stahl.

Red Wings Alum Darren McCarty with young fans from Team Stahl.

A few words with Mark Wells after the game.

A few words with Mark Wells after the game.

The kids wanted their turn on the ice!

The kids wanted their turn on the ice!

ALL the Stahl grandkids had a front row seat behind the glass. They loved watching mom/aunt Kari, Uncle Trevor and dad/uncle Daniel skate for Team Stahl.

ALL the Stahl grandkids had a front row seat behind the glass. They loved watching mom/aunt Kari, Uncle Trevor and dad/uncle Daniel skate for Team Stahl.

Joe Ferlito from the Franco Group, thanks for being a part of the team.

Joe Ferlito from the Franco Group, thanks for being a part of the team.

Stahls' has been a licensee for the NHL for over 13 years.

Stahls’ has been a licensee for the NHL for over 13 years.

Paul Sabatini talks to the press. Congrats on your goals Paul.

Paul Sabatini talks to the press. Congrats on your goals Paul.

Front row viewing for the youngest fans!

Front row viewing for the youngest fans!

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Dan Stahl makes sure we are able to score a few more goals by escorting the Red Wings Alumni goalie behind the net!

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One way to score more against the Red Wings Alumni team? Push the goalie behind the net! Good idea Dan.

One way to score more against the Red Wings Alumni team? Push the goalie behind the net! Good idea Dan.

Thank you all for coming! We hope to see you here again next year.

Thank you all for coming! We hope to see you here again next year.

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