This is the plane the Red Wings will use for travel in 2011-12.
Given the amount of travel an NHL club does throughout the year, this beautiful new bird should serve as a competitive advantage. Having a comfortable sanctuary 30,000 feet above sea level is essential for dealing with West Coast trips, late-night postgame flights and those dreaded time changes.
Note: While this is our new team plane, it isn’t exactly new. The jet was once used by Midwest Express. That being said, nearly every aspect of the plane has gotten a complete makeover.
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