DSN’s countdown of the top celebrity Detroit Red Wings fans: No. 5

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As one of the most popular and well known NHL franchises, it isn’t any surprise that the Detroit Red Wings have fans from every corner of the globe. And naturally, some of those fans are going to be celebrities.

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Let’s take a look at some of the well known figures in entertainment who are also known for their love of the Winged Wheel!

No. 6: Actor/Comedian Tim Allen

Actor and comedian Tim Allen moved to Michigan at a young age, and went on to star in the popular sitcom “Home Improvement” that featured plenty of references to his real-life Detroit sports fandom.

During the 8th and final season in the episode “Neighbors”, Allen’s character took infamous neighbor Wilson to Joe Louis Arena for a Red Wings game, during which Wilson won a $10,000 prize on a seat raffle.

Allen is also known for his roles in numerous films, including “The Santa Clause” and for providing the voice of Buzz Lightyear.

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Posted by Michael Whitaker
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