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Great Skate Winterfest

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Help support the Griffins Youth Foundation and the 2018
Great Skate Winterfest!


Check out our schedule of events and fantastic list of silent auction items.


1. Click on the name of your favorite Griffins player, coach or staffer to sponsor his participation in the Great Skate by making a donation to the Griffins Youth Foundation! (Lineup subject to change due to injuries, transactions, etc.)

Saturday, Jan. 20
10-11 p.m. - Griff and Finn
11 p.m.-Midnight - #30 Tom McCollum, Assistant coach Ben Simon, Equipment manager Brad Thompson and Strength and conditioning coordinator Marcus Kinney

Sunday, Jan. 21
Midnight-1 a.m. - #47 Corey Elkins and Assistant coach Bruce Ramsay
1-2 a.m. - #31 Jared Coreau
2-3 a.m. - #45 Colin Campbell
3-4 a.m. - #5 Robbie Russo
4-5 a.m. - #9 Vili Saarijarvi
5-6 a.m. - #19 Luke Esposito
6-7 a.m. - #65 Dominik Shine
7-8 a.m. - #13 Filip Hronek
8-9 a.m. - #37 Zach Nastasiuk and #20 Dan Renouf
9-10 a.m. - #73 Matt Puempel
10-11 a.m. - #26 Eric Tangradi
11 a.m.-Noon - #55 Matthew Ford
Noon-1 p.m. - #18 Brian Lashoff and Assistant equipment manager Andrew Stegehuis
1-2 p.m. - #52 Dylan McIlrath and Athletic trainer John Bernal
2-3 p.m. - #15 Turner Elson
3-4 p.m. - Head coach Todd Nelson
4-5 p.m. - #10 Ben Street
5-6 p.m. - #28 Matt Lorito
6-7 p.m. - #2 Joe Hicketts
7-8 p.m. - #25 Axel Holmstrom and Assistant coach Mike Knuble
8-9 p.m. - #77 Evgeny Svechnikov
9-10 p.m. - #23 Dominic Turgeon (currently in Detroit)

To Be Determined
#39 Tyler Bertuzzi (currently in Detroit)
#21 Mike Borkowski (currently in Toledo)
Vice president of community relations and broadcasting Bob Kaser
Goaltending development coach Brian Mahoney-Wilson
Video coach Bill LeRoy

2. Sponsor the participation of any friend, fan or local amateur hockey player by making an online pledge.

3. Start a Firstgiving fundraising page to collect online pledges for your own participation. (Click the green "Fundraise" button near the upper right of the page.)

4. Become an event sponsor or donate a silent auction item. Call (616) 774-4585 ext. 3027 or 3046.

All pledges are tax-deductible and benefit the Griffins Youth Foundation. All events are subject to delay, postponement or cancellation for any reason, including due to weather.