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The Detroit Red Wings were founded in 1926 by Charles A. Hughes as one of the NHL’s Original Six franchises and were known as the Detroit Cougars until 1930. For the 1930–31 and 1931–32 seasons, the team was called the Detroit Falcons, and in 1932 changed its name to the Red Wings. They played their first game on Nov. 18, 1926, against the Boston Bruins, which they lost 2-0. They’ve won 11 Stanley Cups, ranking them third behind the Montreal Canadiens (24) and Toronto Maple Leafs (13), with their last Cup occurring in 2008. The Red Wings qualified for the playoffs in 25 consecutive seasons from 1990-91 through 2015-16, which is tied for the third-longest streak in NHL history.

Red Wings: 3 Teams That Could Join the Bertuzzi Sweepstakes

Detroit Red Wings forward Tyler Bertuzzi is one of the most notable trade targets heading into the 2023 NHL Trade Deadline. Although he has dealt with injury trouble and has just five points in 17 games, teams around the league know what he is capable of when performing at his best. For example, just last season, he has 30 goals and recorded 62 points in just 68 games. With that, he of course provides a lot of physicality with his offensive production, so there should be plenty of interest in his services at the deadline. Teams like the Toronto Maple…

Red Wings’ Bertuzzi Desperately Needs a Big February

February is going to be a critical month for Tyler Bertuzzi and the Detroit Red Wings. The 27-year-old forward has only played 17 games thus far and is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent this summer. Detroit’s next 13 games will serve as an evaluation period for his future – is he worth a long-term contract extension or should the Red Wings trade him before the deadline. But at the moment, Bertuzzi’s stock is at rock bottom. Related: Red Wings’ Larkin & Bertuzzi Represent Best & Worst Cases in Contract Talks It’s a bit of a conundrum really –…

Today in Hockey History: Feb. 5

Feb. 5 has had a little bit of everything over the years. We saw one of the coolest moments in All-Star Game history. One of the greatest goaltenders to ever play the game hit a pair of unique milestones. Plus, this date was very busy in both Washington D.C. and Chicago. It is time for our daily trip through National Hockey League history as we look back at all the best memories from this date. One Last All-Star Game for Mr. Hockey NHL legend Gordie Howe played in his final All-Star Game on this date in 1980. Appropriately enough, the…

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