Red Wings hosting Breast Cancer Week events

Published On: Oct 24 2012 04:12:58 AM EDT   Updated On: Oct 24 2012 08:14:12 AM EDT

The Detroit Red Wings in partnership with the American Cancer Society and Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute have announced events for Breast Cancer Week presented by Team Rehab.

The team will hold a pair of events Wednesday and Thursday in recognition of October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

The Red Wings will host 30 breast cancer patients and one guest apiece Wednesday from 1 to 5 p.m. at Joe Louis Arena for the Pink the Rink event.

According to event organizers, guests will have the chance to participate in some unique Red Wings experiences:

A Chris Chelios autograph signing will be held on Thursday at Hockeytown Authentics, organizers said.