DECEMBER 28, 2023: A few members from Motor City Veterans Hockey Association laced up for the second annual 42 Strong Hockey Classic. 42 Strong is a nonprofit organization that provides a peer-to-peer mentorship program for middle and high school students, allowing them to develop a greater sense of purpose, community, and resilience.
NOVEMBER 10, 2023: Motor City Veterans Hockey Association is honored to join the Detroit Red Wings during the Red Wings' Military Appreciation Day on November 11th. Thank you, Red Wings and Ilitch Sports + Entertainment, for your continued support to Motor City Veterans Hockey, our country’s military members, and veterans!
NOVEMBER 10, 2023: Bally Sports Detroit on X: "It’s always good to give back. Especially to those who served our country. ❤️🤍 Leading up to Veteran’s Day, a few @DetroitRedWings visited the VA Medical Center in Detroit for an afternoon filled with activities. @NatalieKerwin1 has more on this special event. #LGRW https://t.co/RZEVixMxbE"
NOVEMBER 3, 2023: Motor City Veterans Hockey was honored to join the Detroit Red Wings in their visit to the Detroit VA Medical Center ahead of Veterans Day and their Military Appreciation game on November 11th. Our members engaged with numerous veterans in attendance and were able to share their passion for the game of hockey with their fellow brothers and sisters in arms. Both the Red Wings and Motor City Veterans participated in various activities with veterans at the VA, including a hockey shooting game where participants put blindfolds on to simulate visual impairment and attempted to score a goal. Thank you Detroit Red Wings for your continued efforts to honor and support those who are currently serving or who have served in the U.S. Military!
MARCH 1, 2023: Motor City Veterans Hockey will be a part of the USA Hockey's National Team Development Program's 10th annual Salute to Heroes Appreciation Weekend. Featured along the arena concourse will be a face-painting station, meet and greet with Rosie the Riveters, a slap-shot station with Motor City Veterans Hockey, Paw Patrol character appearances and more family-fun activities!
NOVEMBER 10, 2022: Motor City Veterans Hockey President Michael Palmer joined Bally Sports Detroit broadcaster, Trevor Thompson to speak on the Motor City Veterans Hockey Association and what the program means for veterans.
NOVEMBER 6, 2022: Thank you to The Oakland University Hockey team, The Motor City Veterans hockey team and Troy Youth Hockey Association Coaches, Managers and Players for ALL of their help with our Try Hockey for Free Day! We had a great turn out and look forward to these young athletes playing hockey soon!
OCTOBER 24, 2022: The sixth annual USA Hockey Warrior Classic, hosted by the Motor City Veterans Hockey Association, will take place October 28-30 in Troy. All games will be played at the Buffalo Wild Wings Arena at Troy Sports Center.
OCTOBER 4, 2022: A message for the upcoming Warrior Classic from the voice of the Detroit Red Wings, Ken Daniels!
JUNE 10, 2022: Meet Motor City Veterans Hockey President Michael Palmer—one of our four NHL Stick Tap for Service™ finalists. A veteran of the US Army and a founder of several disabled veteran hockey programs in Michigan, Michael is part of the goal to provide recreational therapy to disabled veterans.
DECEMBER 24, 2021: Motor City Veterans Hockey Association put on a glorious ODR tournament last year. In 2022 they are hosting "Battle at the Barn" at the epic The Barn in Fenton Michigan.
NOVEMBER 11, 2021: Motor City Veterans Hockey was honored during the Detroit Red Wings' military appreciation game at Little Caesars Arena.
MAY 1, 2021: Motor City Veterans Hockey President Michael Palmer joined Bally Sports Detroit broadcaster, Trevor Thompson to speak on the Motor City Veterans Hockey Association and our mission to help those who have served our country through the game of hockey.