Detroit Red Wings to honor Ilitch with commemorative jersey patch

Posted at 11:59 AM, Feb 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-15 18:26:52-05

The Detroit Red Wings will honor Mike Ilitch on the ice with a commemorative patch on their jerseys, the organization tweeted out on Wednesday.

The tweets included pictures of the "Mr. I" patch that the players will wear. 

The "Mr. I" tribute is also on the ice at the Joe Louis Arena. 

Check out the tweets below: