Red Wings History

Fans in Pittsburgh were given two huge reasons to celebrate on this date over the years. Also, on June 12, two of the greatest players in National Hockey League history were bestowed big honors. Let’s hop inside the THW time machine and take a trip back through the years and relive all the best memories.
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June 10 is a memorable date for a handful of fan bases across the National Hockey League. There were champions crowned in the most dramatic of fashions as well as some franchise-altering draft picks. This was also the date when the hockey world lost one of its greatest players. Hockey World Says Goodbye to a
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Throughout the history of the Detroit Red Wings franchise, countless legends and hockey icons have donned the winged wheel. Those stars have gone on to set some impressive franchise records while playing for the Detroit Cougars, Falcons, and Red Wings. Which team records are truly unbreakable in today’s—and tomorrow’s—NHL? Let’s take a look at some
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April 16 is a huge date amongst the National Hockey League’s “Original Six” franchises, with four of them winning the Stanley Cup. There are also plenty of Hall of Fame players who left their mark on the game through the years. Let’s hop aboard the THW time machine and go back in time to relive
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Today’s date in National Hockey League history has been all about things happening for the first time, both in the regular season and Stanley Cup Playoffs. The greatest player of them all had one of the biggest first in league history. Let’s take our daily trip back in time to relive all the top moments
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Welcome back to old time hockey. The NHL announced Wednesday that it has agreed to a deal with ESPN that runs for seven years, including four Stanley Cup Final broadcasts, beginning next season. NBC’s current deal expires after this year, and with plans to shutter its NBC Sports Network, television rights for the league had
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On this date in National Hockey League history, the best two players of their generation both hit major milestones on the same night. Also, a whole slew of Hockey Hall of Famers had big nights and his date has given fans in Boston plenty to cheer about. Let’s take our daily trip back through time
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Two of the greatest goal-scorers in the history of the National Hockey League had milestone moments on this date. Also, new franchise highs were established, memorable All-Star Games were played and San Jose had a very busy date. It is time to fire up the THW time machine for our daily trip through the decades.
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The Detroit Red Wings are about as decorated as an NHL franchise can be. While legendary forwards like Gordie Howe and Steve Yzerman dominate the team’s record books, the Red Wings have also been home to a vast collection of talented defensemen across the decades. Related: A Look Back at the Career of Jimmy Thomson
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This hasn’t been the busiest day in National Hockey League history, but it still has its charm. One of the earliest games played for the Stanley Cup provided one of the most-lopsided outcomes we will ever see and an offensive outburst that will never be matched. Eight seems to be the magic number of the
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Inspired by American broadcaster Keith Olbermann, earlier this month I embarked on a quest to uncover the true nature of the National Hockey League’s ‘Original Six’. During the course of my investigation, I found that the Chicago Blackhawks were not a new franchise when they were founded in 1926, but instead were relocated from Portland,
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Dec. 15 was a very important date in National Hockey History as two legendary arenas hosted their first games while another old barn saw the last game within its walls. Also, five was the magic number on this date as numerous franchises had players accomplish various feats for the first time ever. Let’s take our
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Motown, The Motor City, Hockeytown. Detroit is a proud, blue-collar, mid-western city that at one time was home to 1.86 million people. It has since fallen from grace but is absolutely on the upswing. Even in the city’s darkest of times, the Red Wings have been a bright spot for many Detroiters, people who have
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This date in National Hockey League history has seen a little bit of everything. There were a handful of firsts throughout the league, from first goals to first overtime wins. Some all-time greats racked up hat tricks while some others reached personal milestones and set new records. A Historic Date in Boston Just two days
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