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Detroit Red Wing Alumni team member goes from the Ice to Two Wheels
From hockey to two wheels? Jon Finstrom, Detroit Red Wing Alumni team member and former Professional Hockey player opened a Motorcycle shop called Power Play Powersports and a recreational power sport parts company called Monkey Butt Parts.
Jon Finstrom, Owner and Manager of Powerplay Power Sports, Inc. (http://www.powerplaypowersports.com/)
As a child, Jon always owned and road dirt bikes. He built his first custom chopper in 1992 while playing in the Minors. He would ride the bike across the country to California. Since that time he has always had some type of motorcyle and been involed with motor sports as well as hockey.
Power Play Powersports (http://www.powerplaypowersports.com/
The store front has been open for a few months and already many bikes have been riden out the door while inventory continues to be replenished as quckly as they go out.
Most recently Finstrom started another business to provide his clients a full service by meeting their needs with parts for their new recreational vehicles. Monkey Butt Parts (http://www.monkeybuttparts.net/
Owner Jon Finstrom played 11 years of Professional Hockey with the Pittsburg Penguins Organiztion, Florida Panthers Organization, in Munich, Germany and Team USA. As a current member of the Detroit Red Wings Alumni Team he plays many charity games throughout the season.
In addition to his playing years, Jon has over 20 years of camp and coaching experience. He’s been a Head Instructor for the Steve Jensen’s Heartland Hockey camp, Peak Performance, Laura Stamm, Turcott Stick Handling, Robby Glantz, Cougars Selects, and 5-Star Hockey. Jon’s worked with the Detroit Red Wings, Pittsburg Penguins and Phoenix Coyotes Skill coach and trained many professionals over the years.
Jon has run many of his own camps throughout the local community and coached several youth teams over the last 8 years. He is known for his power skating and stick handling teachings and techniques.
After being named a four time All Star over his 11 years, a career ending illness cut Mr. Finstrom’s hockey career short after being diagnosed with sinus cancer. The radiation treatments for his cancer affected his vision.