The Detroit Red Wings will be taking on The Flint Generals in fun filled alumni game this Friday night at Perani Arena and Event Center. A portion of the event’s proceeds will benefit United Way of Genesee County and The Old Newsboys of Flint. Joey Kocur will be joined by several notable Red Wings including Darren McCarty, Mickey Redmond, Petr Klima,John Ogrodnick, Brent Fedyk,center and 50-goal scorer Jimmy Carson and goalie Eddie Mio.Former Boston Bruins star left wing Sergei Samsonovis also slated to play as well as Maple Leafs star Al Iafrate. Lorne Knauft will be leading his Generals teammates Jim Duhart, Stephane Brochu, Larry Bernard, KeithWhitmore, Jason Glover,  Dale Greenwood and John Heasty.

Local musical celebrities are also scheduled to appear, including Flint-Area-native Mark Farner (of Grand Funk Railroad fame) will sing America the Beautiful, and National Anthem will be performed by Red Wings signer Karen Newman of Grand Blanc.

Tickets: $10-$15, available at Perani Box Office or ticketmaster.com

Post-game meet and greet charity dinner tickets: $30, includes buffet dinner and cash bar following game at Bubba O’Malley’s, on Belsay Road in Burton. Tickets are very limited. Information, call 810-715-9900 or the Perani Box Office.