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Chris Ilitch

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Mike Ilitch To Be At Opening Day, Son Says He’s ‘Excited,’ ‘Doing Great’

“I think one of the greatest things about our Tigers owner is that he’s exceptionally passionate about the Tigers, he is like every other fan coming to the ballgame, he’s excited, he’s probably got some butterflies.”

CBS Detroit–03/31/2014

DETROIT, MI - MARCH 06:  Former Detroit Red Wings Nick Lidstrom and his wife Annika and family enter the ice arena prior to the Nick Lidstrom jersey retirement ceremony at Joe Louis Arena on March 6, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Chris Ilitch: ‘I Was Proud To Represent The Owners Of The Team, My Parents’

On a night of celebrating the illustrious past of the Red Wings, Ilitch made it clear the team intends to build on that past.

CBS Detroit–03/07/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 18:  (L-R) Manager Jim Leyland, team owner Mike Ilitch and General Manager Dave Dombrowski of the Detroit Tigers look on during the American League Championship trophy presentation after the Tigers won 8-1 against the New York Yankees during game four of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 18, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Chris Ilitch Says Progress Being Made On New Arena

Chris Ilitch says progress is being made on plans to build a new arena for the Detroit Red Wings.

97.1 The Ticket–04/24/2013

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 26:  (from left to right) agent Scott Boras, CEO and general manager Dave Dombrowski, Tigers' first baseman Prince Fielder, Tigers'  owner Mike Ilitch and manager Jim Leyland during a press conference at Comerica Park on January 26, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Jorge Lemus/Getty Images)

Tigers Leaders, Stars Talk 2012 Season, Goal Is ‘World Championship’

During the question and answer session, Verlander said he’s competitive about “pretty much everything” — adding, “please don’t try to race me on the highway, I will beat you”

CBS Detroit–04/25/2012

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