Red Wings History

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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  August 8, 2018 marked the 30th anniversary of the trade that sent icon Wayne Gretzky to Los Angeles and sent shockwaves around the hockey world. Gretzky, along with Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski, was shipped to the Los Angeles Kings for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, three first-round picks, and $15 million. Even more shocking
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The Detroit Red Wings have had some incredible goalies don the Winged Wheel over the past 90 years. Many of these masked men rank among the top goaltenders to ever play the game, so narrowing them down to the top three isn’t an easy task. When ranking the top three Red Wings goalies of all-time,
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As the Detroit Red Wings continue to rebuild, thoughts of missed opportunities, unnecessarily long contracts, and poor trades often come to mind. And with general manager Ken Holland leading the charge, many have an uneasy feeling about the future. If you’re concerned about Holland’s ability to execute the franchise-improving swaps, don’t fret. There have been
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My first memory of Chris Osgood is when he played for the old AHL Adirondack Red Wings. Between the Albany fans and Adirondack fans who made the trip down the Northway from Glens Falls in bunches, it was hard not to hear chants raining down his name. One didn’t need a program with stats either
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Few people have had a more transcending impact on the NHL than legendary coach and general manager Jack Adams. For 36 years, Adams led the Detroit Red Wings organization in some capacity, coaching the likes of Gordie Howe, Ted Lindsay, Sid Abel and Larry Aurie. Today, more than 100 years after Adams first became involved
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