Iron Mountain vets to play Detroit Red Wings Alumni in charity hockey game on Saturday

IRON MOUNTAIN — The Iron Mountain View Vets will play the Detroit Red Alumni Association team in a hockey game at Mountain View Ice Arena on Saturday.

With honorary coach Gary Lessard, the IM team takes on the Wings at 5:30 p.m. CDT in a two-period game.

Though organizers hadn’t heard who would play for the Red Wings, former Michigan Tech player Randy McKay is expected to take part.

Events start at 1:30 p.m. CDT with a beer garden, live music, auction and games at the arena with drink tickets available at the gate.

Proceeds go toward programming at the arena.

Tickets won’t be sold at the door; organizers said some tickets may be available on Facebook by searching for Mountain View Vets or at the website