There were few players in NHL history as electric as former Detroit Red Wings forward Sergei Fedorov. Easily one of the greatest Russian players of all time, Fedorov defected to Detroit from the Soviet Union and carved out a memorable, Hall of Fame NHL career with three Stanley Cup titles as well as multiple personal accolades.
He’s celebrating his 51st birthday today, and in his honor, we’re going to throw it back to when he carved up fellow Hall of Fame forward Mario Lemieux‘s Pittsburgh Penguins during an October 2002 game at Joe Louis Arena:
Red Wings fans, do you envision No. 91 eventually hanging from the rafters at Little Caesars Arena?