On This Date: Red Wings sign Luc Robitaille (VIDEO)

The hectic summer of 2001 continued for the Detroit Red Wings by making their second major move in three days, following up the trade for Dominik Hasek by signing left-wing forward Luc Robitaille. Robitaille came to Detroit after carving out a Hall of Fame worthy career, mostly with the Los Angeles Kings. He also had … Read more

Luc Robitaille’s 2001-02 goals with Detroit Red Wings (VIDEO)

The Detroit Red Wings boasted arguably the greatest lineup in NHL history during the legendary 2001-02 NHL Season when they skated nine future Hall of Fame players en route to the franchise’s 10th Stanley Cup win. Of course, one of those players was forward Luc Robitaille, the NHL’s highest scoring left-winger. He scored 30 goals … Read more

Ex-Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland’s best free-agent signings – No. 5

As we await the return of hockey, we’ve been counting down some of the moves made from former Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland. We’ve just completed our list of his five most regrettable signings, and now it’s time to reminisce over the moves that did work out. We’ll kick off our list of his … Read more

Game of the Day: Red Wings take down Avalanche in OT in Game 3 of 2002 Western Conference Finals

We continue our Game of the Day series with a classic Detroit Red Wings matchup from the legendary 2001-02 season! And since it’s not a school night, we’re sure you won’t mind if this one required some overtime! Red Wings defenseman Fredrik Olausson proved to be the hero, blasting the game winner past stunned Colorado … Read more

WATCH: 2002 Red Wings Stanley Cup team honored Tuesday against Columbus

The Detroit Red Wings honored the 2002 Stanley Cup team Tuesday night at Joe Louis Arena when they hosted the Columbus Blue Jackets. Tonight we honor the 2002 #RedWings Stanley Cup squad. #02Wings #LGRW #Farewell2TheJoe https://t.co/oq4poShwb2 — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) February 7, 2017 The Wings’ own Darren McCarty and Jiri Fischer were in attendance … Read more

Detroit Red Wings/Colorado Avalanche: A Rivalry Reviewed (/w Videos)

If you’ve followed the Detroit Red Wings for any amount of time, then surely you’ve heard the stories about their rivalry with the Colorado Avalanche. During the late 90’s/early 2000’s, there probably was not a more intense hatred between two teams throughout the entire spectrum of professional sports. It all started on May 18, 1996. Claude Lemieux … Read more