By Stan Fischler

one of many nationwide Hockey League’s “Original Six,” few groups in expert hockey have loved extra good fortune than the Detroit purple Wings. during this newly revised version, Stan “the Hockey Maven” Fischler profiles over fifty of the best characters from this unforgettable franchise. enthusiasts can examine every person from the mythical Gordie Howe (who was once virtually killed by means of a body-check that fractured his cranium ahead of he went directly to turn into referred to as “Mr. Hockey”) to Nicklas Lindström (who grew to become the 1st ecu to win the Conn Smythe Trophy in 2002). With a deft pen, Fischler describes the crimson Wings maximum accomplishments from his front-row seat within the press field.

Beyond the stats and proof, this veteran sportswriter brings fanatics off the ice and into the locker room to percentage a treasure trove of news and anecdotes from this mythical franchise. inside of those pages, lovers will flavor the adrenaline because the crimson Wings rack up 10 Stanley Cup Championships and cheer with the group as Pete and Jerry Cusimano toss the 1st “good success” octopus onto the ice. undoubtedly, Detroit crimson Wings: maximum Moments and Players is a must have for any pink Wings fan.

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