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#1 vladdy16

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 10:14 AM

Seems AT&T has taken over!  I was unable to locate any article announcing the change in sponsorship, but the website says "AT&T".  *whew*


Can't wait to read the "Phoenix: I still think it's a hockey market" chapter of Gary Bettman's autobiography. I'm guessing it's going to be chapter 11.

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 10:16 AM

From Amway to the Death Star...

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Probably didn't want to put out a press release about it, given how much flak they got from the Amway release/sponsorship. Puck Daddy articles STILL refer to them as the "Detroit Red Wings Presented By Amway".

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 10:17 AM

Much more respectable!

 

Never thought I'd say that about AT&T.



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Posted 01 July 2013 - 10:23 AM

Wish it was Verizon....
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Posted 01 July 2013 - 10:30 AM

Still embarrassing.
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Posted 01 July 2013 - 10:32 AM

I hate this presented by bulls***. Teams shouldn't be presented by companies, period but at least AT&T is better than Amway...

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 10:34 AM

The contract must of expired on the 30th.  As this was apart of their draft reports

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 10:45 AM

Still embarrassing.

It's a step in the right direction; I hate, hate, hate, hate, HATE AT&T, but if we have to be sponsored, better them than Amway.


Can't wait to read the "Phoenix: I still think it's a hockey market" chapter of Gary Bettman's autobiography. I'm guessing it's going to be chapter 11.

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 10:47 AM

It's a step in the right direction; I hate, hate, hate, hate, HATE AT&T, but if we have to be sponsored, better them than Amway.


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Posted 01 July 2013 - 11:16 AM

Website says The 11 time Stanley Cup Champions sponsored by AT&T



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Posted 01 July 2013 - 11:21 AM

Their Facebook still reads Amway.


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Posted 01 July 2013 - 01:56 PM

Lol is Illitch really that hard up on cash?

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 02:01 PM

Good riddance.

 

But you know what needed to be stopped from day 1?!?!?!

 

"That goal brought to you by DTE Engery: where scoring means saving!!"

 

"(something) Light The Lamp Goal, scored by..."

 

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 06:07 AM

Glad to no longer have the team associated with the pyramid scheme.

 

Though it could've been worse...St Louis is sponsored by Monsanto!



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Posted 02 July 2013 - 07:51 AM

Glad to no longer have the team associated with the pyramid scheme.
 
Though it could've been worse...St Louis is sponsored by Monsanto!


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Posted 02 July 2013 - 07:52 AM

Being sponsored by someone gives us money.  Maybe they're just working their way through the phone book.  Next year, the Detroit Red Wings sponsored by Bed, Bath, and Beyond.

 

Be honest, guys, you're waiting for Hooters, right?



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Posted 02 July 2013 - 08:01 AM

Much better than Amway, like everyone else said not great, but better.....


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Posted 02 July 2013 - 08:08 AM

How about the Detroit Red Wings sponsored by Little Caesars....oh wait.



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Posted 02 July 2013 - 08:16 AM

Makes me think of Epcot.

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 08:54 AM

Being sponsored by someone gives us money.  Maybe they're just working their way through the phone book.  Next year, the Detroit Red Wings sponsored by Bed, Bath, and Beyond.

 

Be honest, guys, you're waiting for Hooters, right?

 

I think many many many DRW fans would be happy with hooters, our girlfriends not so much *g*

 

RedWingsDad there is something called tradition, a franchise especially a storied one shouldn't be sponsored/presented by companies, period.


Edited by frankgrimes, 02 July 2013 - 08:55 AM.

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