Red Wings History

There was a trio of Stanley Cup Final games played on this date with one providing and huge upset and another extending the season for one last game. Also, an Entry Draft took place on June 17 that brought some big names and future Hall of Famers into the National Hockey League. Devils Record-Setting Upset
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This date in National Hockey League history has seen a lot of memorable moments throughout the decades. The greatest coach in the history of the game went out in style, the youngest first overall pick was made and the Hockey Hall of Fame welcomed in a whole slew of new names. Bowman Takes a Final
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Today was a big date in National Hockey League history for teams making to the Stanley Cup Final. Some teams made for the first time ever, while others returned for the first time in a long while. Motown Memories May 22 has been very kind to the Detroit Red Wings over the years. In 1997,
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June 8 is mostly remembered for two things; plenty of Stanley Cup Final action and multiple coaching changes. Also, one of the most memorable Entry Drafts in National Hockey League history took place on this date. Stanley Cup Final Moments The Florida Panthers hosted their first-ever Stanley Cup Final game on June 8, 1996. Ray
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There was still plenty of hockey played on June 7 and we got to see a trio of unique Stanley Cup winners, some overtime drama, clutch goaltending and one streak extended while another was snapped. Plus, some of the best players in National Hockey League history got their calls to the Hockey Hall of Fame.
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June 6 has been a very busy day over through National Hockey League History. A pair of expansion drafts were held on this date, including the first one ever. Lord Stanley called California home for the first time and Bean Town acquired one of its most beloved players. Expansion is the Word of the Day
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The most successful team in the National Hockey League made plenty of noise on this date throughout the years. May 16 also featured plenty of overtime drama, broken records and raised Stanley Cups. Canadiens Rule the Day When you’ve won as many Stanley Cups as the Montreal Canadiens have, you are going to have a
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April 30 has been a very eventful day in National Hockey League history. A dynasty was temporarily derailed by an errant pass, multiple epic comebacks were completed and records were set across the league. Smith’s Unforgettable Gaffe Defenseman Steve Smith played in 804 NHL games with the Edmonton Oilers, Chicago Blackhawks and Calgary Flames, scoring
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Today’s history lesson is full of great Stanley Cup playoff memories including some exciting overtime goals, huge offensive performances and big-time goaltending. Plus, a Hall of Famer and favorite in Motown is celebrating another trip around the sun. It’s “The Captain’s” Birthday Happy Birthday, Stevie Y! (Photo by Bruce Bennett Studios via Getty Images Studios/Getty
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To locals he was simply known as “The Captain.” Unfortunately overshadowed by two guys named Gretzky and Lemieux over most of his career, Steve Yzerman finally got the respect he deserved in 1997 when he finally led the Detroit Red Wings to that ever elusive Stanley Cup, a drought of 42 years had ended.  The
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There has been a wide range of emotions experienced by the teams and fans of the National Hockey League on this date. One of the biggest offensive nights in playoff history went down on May 6 and a fan base had to say goodbye to their favorite team. A Hat Trick of Hat Tricks Ulf
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This date has given us a little bit of everything over the years, including some very late regular-season games as well as Stanley Cup playoff milestones. Also, one of the greatest blueliners in National Hockey League history is celebrating his 50th trip around the sun. Goalie Power On April 28, 1970, Jacques Plante recorded his
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Some of the National Hockey League’s “Original 6” teams made postseason memories on this date. However, there are plenty of the league’s newer franchises who made their mark on Stanley Cup playoff history on April 23, as well. A Big Date in Red Wings History The Detroit Red Wings can fondly look back on this
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A promising pipeline of prospects is an integral part of a team’s long-term success. During the Detroit Red Wings’ 24-year playoff streak, they managed to strike gold in the later rounds of the draft several times, which considerably lengthened their reign of Stanley Cup contention. Even now, the Red Wings possess a solid core of
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