March 24, 2018

Detroit Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings are a professional ice hockey team based in Detroit. They are members of the Atlantic Division in the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League and are one of the Original Six teams of the league. and are one of the Original Six teams of the league. Founded in 1926, the team was known as the Detroit Cougars from then until 1930. For the 1930–31 and 1931–32 seasons the team was called the Detroit Falcons, and in 1932 changed their name to the Red Wings.

As of 2018, the Red Wings have won the most Stanley Cup championships of any NHL franchise based in the United States (11) and are third overall in total Stanley Cup championships, behind the Montreal Canadiens (24) and Toronto Maple Leafs (13). The Wings played their home games at Joe Louis Arena from 1979 until 2017, after having spent over 40 years playing in Olympia Stadium. They moved into Little Caesars Arena during the 2017–18 season. The Red Wings are one of the most popular franchises in the NHL, and fans and commentators refer to Detroit and its surrounding areas as “Hockeytown”, which has been a registered trademark owned by the franchise since 1996.

Between the 1933–34 and 1965–66 seasons, the Red Wings missed the playoffs only four times. Between the 1966–67 and 1982–83 seasons, the Red Wings made the playoffs only two times. However, thereafter, they have made the playoffs in 30 of the last 33 seasons (starting in 1983–84), including 25-straight from 1990–91 to 2015–16, at the time the longest streak of postseason appearances in all of North American professional sports. Since 1983–84, they have tallied six regular season first-place finishes and have won the Stanley Cup four times in six Finals appearances.

Detroit Red Wings

Arena/Stadium: Little Caesars Arena
Conference championships: 6 (1994–95, 1996–97, 1997–98, 2001–02, 2007–08, 2008–09)
Stanley Cup wins: 2008, 2002, 1998, 1997, 1955, 1954, 1952, 1950, 1943, 1937, 1936
Coaches: Jeff Blashill, Pat Ferschweiler
Did you know: The Detroit Red Wings have the third-highest NHL attendance figure by average attendance (20,027).

Detroit Red Wings Hockey Roster

# Pos. Age W H
Andreas Athanasiou 72 Left Wing, 23 188 6’2″
Louis-Marc Aubry 32 Center 26 208 6’4″
Tyler Bertuzzi 59 Left Wing, 23 190 6’0″
Corbin Boes 36 Goalie 24 225 6’3″
Mike Borkowski 81 Left Wing 25 183 6’0″
Austen Brassard 85 Right Wing 25 187 6’2″
Matthew Caito 58 Defenseman 24 190 5’11”
Colin Campbell 45 Center, 26 207 6’1″
Oliver Castleman 70 Left Wing 18 180 5’10”
Dennis Cholowski 53 Defenseman 20 180 6’1″
Dylan Coghlan 75 Defenseman 20 187 6’3″
Luke Coleman 54 Left Wing 19 194 6’2″
Jared Coreau 31 Goalie 26 220 6’6″
Marcus Crawford 73 Defenseman 21 198 5’11”
Connor Crisp 84 Center 23 220 6’3″
Scott Czarnowczan 79 Defenseman 26 185 5’11”
Simon Denis 86 Defenseman 26 185 5’10”
Stephen Dhillon 38 Goalie 19 185 6’4″
Corey Elkins 92 Center 33 212 6’4″
Turner Elson 57 Left Wing 25 195 6’0″
Luke Esposito 58 Left Wing 24 183 5’10”
Kurt Etchegary 85 Center 23 190 5’11”
Evan Fiala 87 Defenseman 20 201 6’4″
Matthew Ford 79 Right Wing 33 210 6’1″
Cole Fraser 74 Defenseman 18 191 6’2″
Martin Frk 42 Right Wing, 24 205 6’1″
Kaden Fulcher 60 Goalie 19 182 6’3″
Zach Gallant 64 Center 19 188 6’2″
Brady Gilmour 67 Center 18 170 5’10”
Alex Globke 70 Center 24 205 6’3″
Cal Heeter 30 Goalie 29 195 6’4″
Joe Hicketts 2 Defenseman 21 180 5’8″
Connor Hicks 68 Goalie 21 199 6’4″
Jeff Hoggan 81 Right Wing, 40 194 6’1″
Axel Holmstrom 49 Center 21 219 6’1″
Filip Hronek 24 Defenseman 20 164 6’0″
Nick Jensen 3 Defenseman 27 194 6’0″
Isaac Johnson 75 Left Wing 19 174 6’2″
Sean Josling 76 Right Wing 19 166 5’11”
Luke Kutkevicius 78 Left Wing 19 162 6’1″
Dylan Larkin 71 Center 21 198 6’1″
Justin Lemcke 58 Defenseman 21 202 6’2″
Matt Lorito 22 Left Wing 27 171 5’9″
Matej Machovsky 68 Goalie 24 187 6’2″
Matthew Mancina 50 Goalie 21 197 6’3″
Anthony Mantha 39 Left Wing, 23 225 6’5″
Adam Marsh 63 Left Wing 20 161 6’0″
Pat McCarron 54 Defenseman 23 201 6’3″
Jarett Meyer 95 Defenseman 21 240 6’9″
Pat Nagle 80 Goalie 30 181 6’2″
Zach Nastasiuk 37 Right Wing, 22 204 6’2″
Richard Nedomlel 77 Defenseman 24 234 6’5″
Jared Nightingale 46 Defenseman 35 205 6’3″
Tomas Nosek 83 Left Wing, 25 210 6’3″
Nathan Paetsch 24 Defenseman 34 189 6’1″
P.A. Parenteau 90 Right Wing 35 198 6’0″
Chase Pearson 78 Center 20 189 6’2″
Andrew Prochno 75 Defenseman 26 190 5’11”
Michael Rasmussen 27 Center 18 221 6’6″
Joel Rechlicz 73 Right Wing 30 220 6’4″
Dan Renouf 20 Defenseman 23 205 6’2″
Robbie Russo 18 Defenseman 25 191 6’0″
Vili Saarijarvi 29 Defenseman 20 172 5’10”
Dylan Sadowy 44 Left Wing 21 205 6’0″
Jordan Sambrook 63 Defenseman 19 187 6’2″
Mathew Santos 60 Right Wing 22 209 6’0″
Dominik Shine 56 Right Wing 24 175 5’11”
Givani Smith 48 Right Wing 20 206 6’2″
Libor Sulak 47 Defenseman 24 207 6’2″
Kevin Tansey 82 Defenseman 25 225 6’4″
Dominic Turgeon 23 Center 22 200 6’2″
Marek Tvrdon 60 Right Wing, 25 217 6’2″
Reilly Webb 50 Defenseman 18 201 6’3″
Lane Zablocki 46 Right Wing 19 190 6’0″
Jeff de Wit 85 Left Wing 20 185 6’3″