Red Wings to WWE wrestler (and Blackhawks fan): count the banners

DETROIT - The Red Wings are using some schoolyard banter to remind one famous Chicago Blackhawks fan to "count the banners."

It all started with a tweet Thursday morning.

The team hosted an informal skate ahead of training camp opening next week.

Joe Louis Arena is hosting a WWE event September 15, and the league's championship belt made its way to the locker room.

The Red Wings posted the following to their Twitter account (after the jump):

 

 

 

Harmless, right?

WWE wrestler CM Punk, a Chicago Blackhawks fan, followed that up with a picture. He is holding the Stanley Cup, with the comment, 'ahem.'

 

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