Preview of 2015 Detroit Red Wings Qualifying Tournament

2015 Detroit Red Wings Qualifying Tournament

2015 Detroit Red Wings Qualifying Tournament

  1. ’51-’52 Detroit Red Wings (44-14-12, 100 points (1st in NHL), STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS)
  2. ’07-’08 Detroit Red Wings (54-21-7, 115 points (1st in Central), STANLEY CUP CHAMPINOS)
  3. ’01-’02 Detroit Red Wings (51-17-10-4, 116 points (1st in Central), STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS)
  4. ’54-’55 Detroit Red Wings (42-17-11, 95 points (1st in NHL), STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS)
  5. ’49-’50 Detroit Red Wings (37-19-14, 88 points (1st in NHL), STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS)
  6. ’42-’43 Detroit Red Wings (25-14-11, 61 points (1st in NHL), STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS)
  7. ’53-’54 Detroit Red Wings (37-19-14, 88 points (1st in NHL), STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS)
  8. ’96-’97 Detroit Red Wings (38-26-18, 94 points (2nd in Central), STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS)

The ’07-’08 Detroit Red Wings were the 3rd seed in the inaugural Ultimate NHL Playoff and received a First Round Bye. They began their tournament by defeating the 35th-seeded ’08-’09 Minnesota Wild in five games in the Second Round. However, they were eliminated in the Third Round in six games by the eventual runners up, the 19th-seeded ’88-’89 Calgary Flames.

Players to Watch:

  • RW – Gordie Howe – Mr. Hockey, duh.
  • C – Steve Yzerman – Only two players have worn the winged-wheel longer and one of them is the guy at the top of this list.
  • C – Pavel Datsyuk – Went with three Red Wing legends of three different eras.
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