Joe Louis Arena hosts 1st Detroit Red Wings game OTD in 1979 (VIDEO)

The Detroit Red Wings called Joe Louis Arena home for nearly four decades, during which they transformed from an afterthought to a a powerhouse. However, when the team moved from the historic Olympia Stadium to The Joe in 1979, they were still known as the “Dead Things”. And the first home game didn’t exactly go … Read more

On this date 40 years ago: Detroit Red Wings play final game at Olympia Stadium

It was a milestone 40 years ago on this date in Detroit Sports history. The Detroit Red Wings had called Olympia Stadium home since 1927, and on December 15 1979, they played their final game in the legendary old red barn. Detroit and the Quebec Nordiques skated to a 4-4 tie; they’d play their next … Read more

Paul McCartney’s Red Wings sticker guitar returns to Detroit this October!

Classic rock fans will be pining to get to Little Caesars Arena on October 1st when, for the third time since 2011, the Motor City will be hosting musical royalty. Sir Paul McCartney is bringing his One On One tour to Detroit on October 1! JUST IN: @PaulMcCartney will bring his “One On One” Tour to Little … Read more

25 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Pistons’ First 10 Years in Detroit

It’s understandable if your knowledge of Pistons history barely extends beyond 1986. Once the championships began rolling in, it became easy to pretend the struggle and strife never happened. But pre-80’s Pistons history isn’t all bad, it’s just most of the good stuff happened in Ft. Wayne.   Fred Zollner, who was literally in the piston … Read more