(WJBK) - Joe Kocur was one half of the Bruise Brothers on the ice, but now the Detroit Red Wings great is all about helping make life better for local children.
He and other favorite current and former Red Wings, Tigers and Lions will come together for the Joe Kocur Celebrity Softball Tournament this weekend. This year's event proceeds will benefit multiple local children's charities.
The big game is Saturday, August 26 at Duck Lake Pines Park in Highland. Gates open at 11 a.m.
Joe Kocur joined us in studio, along with Wings of Mercy Pilot tim Draeger to tell us more about the event. You can hear from them in the video player above.
You can get more information online and order tickets at www.joekocurfoundation.org. Tickets are $10.