Face-Off Rocks: To kick-off the 2008 hockey season, the NHL went to Detroit, home of the defending Stanley Cup champion Red Wings, for the first-ever Face-Off Rocks concert, featuring Def Leppard and a special performance via satellite from Montreal by Alanis Morristte. Iginition prinicipal David Parks  served as Supervising Producer of both the event and the broadcast which aired live during the pre-game and intermissions of the Red Wings home opener. Originating from the historic Fox Theatre, the show aired live on Versus in the U.S. and CBC in Canada.