The Detroit Red Wings will be well represented when the legends of Czech hockey gather in Litvinov for a charity game that will honor the memory of former Detroit forward Petr Klima. Klima died earlier this year.
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Jiri Slegr, a member of Detroit’s 2001-02 Stanley Cup championship squad, and Filip Hronek, the defenseman dealt by the Red Wings to the Vancouver Canucks at the 2022-23 NHL trade deadline, will both be participating in the game.
It’s being put together by former NHLers Robert Reichel and Martin Rucinsky. The game will be played on Aug. 19 and will beneift youth hockey in the Litvinov area, as well as the Czech Philharmonic.
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