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Detroit Red Wings - Notable Historical Events

Gordie HoweNov 14, 1964

Bobby OrrOct 19, 1966

Frank MahovlichMar 3, 1968

Steve YzermanOct 7, 1986

Dino CiccarelliJun 20, 1992

Mike BabcockJul 15, 2005

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Detroit Red Wings - Historical Events
Date Event
1926-09-25

NHL grants franchises to Chicago Black Hawks & Detroit Red Wings

1934-04-10

Stanley Cup: Chicago Blackhawks beat Detroit Red Wings, 3 games to 1

1936-03-25

Detroit Red Wings beat Montreal Maroons in NHL longest game (2h56m30s)

1936-04-11

Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 3 games to 1

1937-04-15

Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings beat NY Rangers, 3 games to 2

1941-04-12

Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games

1942-04-18

Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 3

1943-01-23

Detroit Red Wings scores NHL record 8 goals in 1 period

1943-04-08

Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games

1945-04-22

Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 3

1948-04-14

Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games

1949-04-16

Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games

1950-04-23

Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings beat NY Rangers, 4 games to 3

1952-04-15

Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings sweep Montreal Canadiens in 4 games

1954-04-16

Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings beat Montreal Canadiens, 4 games to 3

1955-04-14

Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings beat Montreal Canadiens, 4 games to 3

1956-04-10

Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 1

1961-04-16

Stanley Cup: Chicago Blackhawks beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 2

1963-04-18

Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 1

1964-04-25

Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 3

1964-11-14

Detroit Red Wings Gordie Howe sets NHL record 627th career goal

1966-05-05

Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 2

1966-10-19

Bobby Orr makes his NHL regular-season debut for the Boston Bruins against the Detroit Red Wings

1968-03-03

In a blockbuster trade, the Toronto Maple Leafs send hall of fame forward Frank Mahovlich to the rival Detroit Red Wings

1973-01-28

Henry Boucha, Detroit Red Wings, scores 6 sec into a game vs Mont

1978-10-28

Bobby Orr scores his last career NHL goal (vs Detroit Red Wings)

1979-10-07

Frank Mahovlich formally retires from the NHL after a failed comeback attempt with the Detroit Red Wings

1983-12-04

NJ Devils 1st shut-out, beating Minnesota Detroit Red Wings 6-0

1986-10-07

Steve Yzerman is named captain of the Detroit Red Wings, a title he would hold for over 1,300 games

1991-04-16

St Louis Blues becomes 8th NHL team in Play-off to come back from a 3-1 deficit as they beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 in game 7

1992-06-20

Dino Ciccarelli is traded by the Washington Capitals to the Detroit Red Wings

1995-06-24

Stanley Cup: NJ Devils sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games

1996-04-11

Detroit Red Wings become 2nd NHL team to win 60 games in a season

1996-04-13

En route to NHL record 62 victories Detroit Red Wings win #61

1996-04-14

Detroit Red Wings win NHL record 62 games

1996-08-27

Dino Ciccarelli is traded by the Detroit Red Wings to the Tampa Bay Lightning

1997-06-07

Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings sweep the Phila Flyers

1997-10-20

Richard Gnida, Limo driver in Detroit Red Wings crash, pleads guilty

1998-11-12

NY Islanders tie Detroit Red Wings 1-1, to end 10 game losing streak

2005-07-15

After declining an offer to remain with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks, Mike Babcock is named head coach of the Detroit Red Wings

2014-04-08

Mike Babcock wins his 414th career game as head coach of the Detroit Red Wings, becoming the winningest coach in Red Wings history (passing Jack Adams)

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Detroit Red Wings - Notable Birthdays

Scotty BowmanSep 18, 1933

Detroit Red Wings - Birthdays
Date Event
1924-02-19

Bruce Norris, NHL owner (Detroit Red Wings)

1933-09-18

Scotty Bowman, Montreal Quebec, NHL player/coach (Montreal Canadians/Detroit Red Wings)

1957-07-06

Ron Duguay, Canada, hockey player (NY Rangers, Detroit Red Wings)

1972-05-03

Vyacheslav Kozlov, Voskresensk Russia, NHL forward (Detroit Red Wings)

Detroit Red Wings - Notable Weddings

Steve YzermanJun 10, 1989

Detroit Red Wings - Weddings
Date Event
1989-06-10

Detroit Red Wings NHL player Steve Yzerman (24) weds Lisa Brennan

Detroit Red Wings - Deaths
Date Event
1986-01-01

Bruce Norris, American hockey executive (Detroit Red Wings) (b. 1924)

2000-02-08

Sid Abel, Canadian ice hockey player (Detroit Red Wings), dies at 81

2007-01-03

Earl Reibel, Canadian ice hockey forward Detroit Red Wings (b. 1930)


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