As he worked his way through the packaging, Marcel Pronovost couldn’t remember being this curious about a gift since he was a child.Detroit may be the classiest organization in all of professional sports nowadays. Great story. Read the full story.
When he reached the bottom and opened another tiny box, he felt like a kid again too.
Staring back at him was a glittering version of the 2008 Detroit Red Wings Stanley Cup ring with his name on one side with four extra diamonds symbolizing the quartet of cups he won with Detroit in the 1950s.
“My reaction was instantly to flashback to those teams,” said the 78-year-old Pronovost, who was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1978 after a 21-year playing career and five cups with the Wings and Toronto.
Pronovost was one of 20 to 30 retired Red Wings to receive a gift last week.
February 10, 2009
Wings Remember The Past
Here's a nice story, found via Kukla's Korner.