WATCH: Nicklas Lidstrom scores 1st goal of 1997 SCF Game 4

Today is the anniversary of the Detroit Red Wings 1997 Stanley Cup championship!

Let’s take a look back at the first goal of the night, courtesy of the then-young defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom!

Darren McCarty would score a highlight reel goal later in the 2nd period, and the Red Wings would hold on for a 2-1 victory to win their first Stanley Cup in 42 years!

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