Red Wings fans voice thoughts on center ice painting clip

Do you agree with them?

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The 2022-23 NHL season is quickly approaching, and the Detroit Red Wings will soon be hitting Training Camp in Traverse City with several new faces on the roster and a renewed hope among the fan base that the rebuilding process will take a significant step forward this year. 

This will also mark the 6th season the Red Wings have played at Little Caesars Arena after having played nearly four decades at the historic Joe Louis Arena. Earlier today, the team posted to their official Twitter account footage of the ice and center ice logo being installed and painted, but more than a few fans responded with their desire to see a nostalgic past characteristic of The Joe.

Starting in the 2018-19 season, their second at LCA, the Red Wings made the decision to remove the iconic "Hockeytown" word mark front center ice, which had been in place at Detroit's home rink since the start of the 1996-97 season. And there are plenty of those who wish to see it return.

First, take a look at the cool video and admire the work and attention to detail it takes into setting up an NHL ice surface: 

 And now, take a look at several of the responses from fans who feel that the Winged Wheel is incomplete. 

Are you among the fans hoping to see "Hockeytown" return to Detroit's center ice logo?