Team Facts

1949-1950 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
Jim McFadden (C) 1920 Belfast, GBR 5'7" 179 L
Pete Babando (LW) 93 1925 Braeburn, PA, USA 5'9" 187 L
#9 Gordie Howe (RW) 1928 Floral, SK, CAN 6'0" 205 R
Lee Fogolin (D) 1926 Fort William, ON, CAN 5'11" 201 R
Steve Black (LW) 1927 Fort William, ON, CAN 6'0" 185 -
Al Dewsbury (D) 1926 Goderich, ON, CAN 6'2" 203 L
Doug McKay (LW) 88 1929 Hamilton, ON, CAN 5'9" 165 L
Larry Wilson (C) 1930 Kincardine, ON, CAN 5'11" 174 L
Johnny Wilson (LW) 1929 Kincardine, ON, CAN 5'10" 165 L
#12 Sid Abel (C/LW)   “C” 1918 Melville, SK, CAN 5'11" 170 L
Enio Sclisizzi (LW) 1925 Milton, ON, CAN 5'10" 168 L
#1 Harry Lumley (G) 1926 Owen Sound, ON, CAN 6'0" 201 L
#2 Jack Stewart (D) 1917 Pilot Mound, MB, CAN 5'11" 181 -
Joe Carveth (RW) 1918 Regina, SK, CAN 5'10" 174 R
#7 Ted Lindsay (LW) 92 1925 Renfrew, ON, CAN 5'8" 163 L
Gerry Couture (C) 1925 Saskatoon, SK, CAN 6'2" 185 R
Marty Pavelich (LW) 90 1927 Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN 5'11" 168 L
Marcel Pronovost (D) 1930 Shawinigan Falls, QC, CAN 6'0" 190 L
#4 Red Kelly (D/C) 90 1927 Simcoe, ON, CAN 6'0" 194 L
Leo Reise Jr. (D) 1922 Stoney Creek, ON, CAN 6'0" 205 L
George Gee (C) 1922 Stratford, ON, CAN 5'11" 181 L
Fred Glover (C) 1928 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'9" 161 R
Jim Peters (RW) 1922 Verdun, QC, CAN 5'11" 165 R
Clare Martin (D) 96 1922 Waterloo, ON, CAN - - -
Max McNab (C) 1924 Watson, SK, CAN 6'2" 170 L
Glen Skov (C) 1931 Wheatley, ON, CAN 6'1" 185 L
Terry Sawchuk (G) 1929 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 5'11" 190 L
Gord Haidy (RW) 1928 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 5'11" 185 R
Position: G:2 D:7 F:15 | Av Age: 23.88 years | Av Ht: 5'11" | Av Wt 183 lbs | Compare with other teams

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  • Arena Name Little Caesars Arena
  • Location Detroit, MI, USA
  • Capacity 20 000
  • Construction Year 2017
Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
05/21/2018
05/21/2018 Confirmed Joining Patrik Rybár (G) Joining from HK Hradec Kralove
05/07/2018
05/07/2018 Confirmed Joining David Pope (F) Joining from Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha
04/08/2018
04/08/2018 Rumour Leaving David Booth (F) Leaving for Retired
02/26/2018
02/26/2018 Confirmed Leaving Tomas Tatar (F) Leaving for Vegas Golden Knights
02/20/2018
02/20/2018 Confirmed Leaving Petr Mrázek (G) Leaving for Philadelphia Flyers
12/04/2017
12/04/2017 Confirmed Leaving Scott Wilson (F) Leaving for Buffalo Sabres
10/21/2017
10/21/2017 Confirmed Leaving Ryan Sproul (D) Leaving for New York Rangers
10/21/2017 Confirmed Joining Matt Puempel (F) Joining from New York Rangers
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
1987-1988 NHL 80 41 11 28 - - 322 269 93 5 Conference Final loss
1988-1989 NHL 80 34 12 34 - - 313 316 80 11 Conference QF loss
1989-1990 NHL 80 28 14 38 - - 288 323 70 19 Did not make playoffs
1990-1991 NHL 80 34 8 38 - - 273 298 76 13 Conference QF loss
1991-1992 NHL 80 43 12 25 - - 320 256 98 3 Conference SF loss
1992-1993 NHL 84 47 9 28 - - 369 280 103 5 Conference QF loss
1993-1994 NHL 84 46 8 30 - - 356 275 100 4 Conference QF loss
1994-1995 NHL 48 33 4 11 - - 180 117 70 1 Final loss
1995-1996 NHL 82 62 7 13 - - 325 181 131 1 Conference Final loss
1996-1997 NHL 82 38 18 26 - - 253 197 94 5 Champion
1997-1998 NHL 82 44 15 23 - - 250 196 103 3 Champion
1998-1999 NHL 82 43 7 32 - - 245 202 93 6 Conference SF loss
1999-2000 NHL 82 48 10 22 - 2 278 210 108 2 Conference SF loss
2000-2001 NHL 82 49 9 20 - 4 253 202 111 2 Conference QF loss
2001-2002 NHL 82 51 10 17 - 4 251 187 116 1 Champion
2002-2003 NHL 82 48 10 20 - 4 269 203 110 3 Conference QF loss
2003-2004 NHL 82 48 11 21 - 2 255 189 109 1 Conference SF loss
2005-2006 NHL 82 58 - 16 - 8 305 209 124 1 Conference QF loss
2006-2007 NHL 82 50 - 19 - 13 254 199 113 2 Conference Final loss
2007-2008 NHL 82 54 - 21 - 7 257 184 115 1 Champion
2008-2009 NHL 82 51 - 21 - 10 295 244 112 3 Final loss
2009-2010 NHL 82 44 - 24 - 14 229 216 102 7 Conference SF loss
2010-2011 NHL 82 47 - 25 - 10 261 241 104 6 Conference SF loss
2011-2012 NHL 82 48 - 28 - 6 248 203 102 8 Conference QF loss
2012-2013 NHL 48 24 - 16 - 8 124 115 56 7 Conference SF loss
2013-2014 NHL 82 39 - 28 - 15 222 230 93 4 Conference QF loss
2014-2015 NHL 82 43 - 25 - 14 235 221 100 3 Conference QF loss
2015-2016 NHL 82 41 - 30 - 11 211 224 93 3 Conference QF loss
2016-2017 NHL 82 33 - 36 - 13 207 244 79 7 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 NHL 82 30 - 39 - 13 217 255 73 5 Did not make playoffs
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Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Teemu Pulkkinen (F) 2017-2018 Chicago Wolves AHL 75 29 36 65 44
2. Ben Street (F) 2017-2018 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 73 21 44 65 22
3. Eric Tangradi (F) 2017-2018 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 74 31 33 64 51
4. Matt Lorito (F) 2017-2018 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 59 23 26 49 28
5. Thomas Vanek (F) 2017-2018 Vancouver Canucks NHL 61 17 24 41 28
6. Chris Conner (F) 2017-2018 Lehigh Valley Phantoms AHL 65 17 20 37 22
7. Kris Newbury (F) 2017-2018 Fischtown Pinguins DEL 45 11 25 36 124
8. Pavel Datsyuk (F) 2017-2018 SKA St. Petersburg KHL 37 8 27 35 8
9. Mattias Ritola (F) 2017-2018 Leksands IF Allsvenskan 47 16 17 33 30
10. Valtteri Filppula (F) 2017-2018 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 81 11 22 33 20
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Gordie Howe (F) 1687 786 1023 1809
2. Steve Yzerman (F) 1514 692 1063 1755
3. Alex Delvecchio (F) 1550 456 825 1281
4. Nicklas Lidström (D) 1564 264 878 1142
5. Henrik Zetterberg (F) 1082 337 623 960
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Gordie Howe (F) 1687 786 1023 1809
2. Steve Yzerman (F) 1514 692 1063 1755
3. Alex Delvecchio (F) 1550 456 825 1281
4. Sergei Fedorov (F) 908 400 554 954
5. Henrik Zetterberg (F) 1082 337 623 960
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Steve Yzerman (F) 1514 692 1063 1755
2. Gordie Howe (F) 1687 786 1023 1809
3. Nicklas Lidström (D) 1564 264 878 1142
4. Alex Delvecchio (F) 1550 456 825 1281
5. Henrik Zetterberg (F) 1082 337 623 960
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Bob Probert (F) 474 114 259 2090
2. Joey Kocur (F) 535 66 132 1963
3. Gordie Howe (F) 1687 786 1809 1643
4. Gerard Gallant (F) 563 207 467 1600
5. Ted Lindsay (F) 862 335 728 1423
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Gordie Howe (F) 1687 786 1023 1809
2. Nicklas Lidström (D) 1564 264 878 1142
3. Alex Delvecchio (F) 1550 456 825 1281
4. Steve Yzerman (F) 1514 692 1063 1755
5. Kris Draper (F) 1137 158 203 361
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Marcel Dionne (F) 309 139 366 1.184
2. Steve Yzerman (F) 1514 692 1755 1.159
3. Gordie Howe (F) 1687 786 1809 1.072
4. Sergei Fedorov (F) 908 400 954 1.051
5. Billy Taylor (F) 60 17 63 1.050
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Steve Yzerman (F) 1988-1989 NHL 80 65 90 155 1.94 61
2. Steve Yzerman (F) 1992-1993 NHL 84 58 79 137 1.63 44
3. Steve Yzerman (F) 1989-1990 NHL 79 62 65 127 1.61 79
4. Marcel Dionne (F) 1974-1975 NHL 80 47 74 121 1.51 14
5. Sergei Fedorov (F) 1993-1994 NHL 82 56 64 120 1.46 34
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Steve Yzerman (F) 1988-1989 NHL 80 65 90 155 1.94 61
2. Steve Yzerman (F) 1989-1990 NHL 79 62 65 127 1.61 79
3. Steve Yzerman (F) 1992-1993 NHL 84 58 79 137 1.63 44
4. Sergei Fedorov (F) 1993-1994 NHL 82 56 64 120 1.46 34
5. John Ogrodnick (F) 1984-1985 NHL 79 55 50 105 1.33 30
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Steve Yzerman (F) 1988-1989 NHL 80 65 90 155 1.94 61
2. Steve Yzerman (F) 1992-1993 NHL 84 58 79 137 1.63 44
3. Marcel Dionne (F) 1974-1975 NHL 80 47 74 121 1.51 14
4. Sergei Fedorov (F) 1995-1996 NHL 78 39 68 107 1.37 48
5. Pavel Datsyuk (F) 2007-2008 NHL 82 31 66 97 1.18 20
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Bob Probert (F) 1987-1988 NHL 74 29 33 62 0.84 398
2. Joey Kocur (F) 1985-1986 NHL 59 9 6 15 0.25 377
3. Bryan Watson (D) 1975-1976 NHL 79 0 18 18 0.23 322
4. Bob Probert (F) 1990-1991 NHL 55 16 23 39 0.71 315
5. Dennis Polonich (F) 1975-1976 NHL 57 11 12 23 0.40 302
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2017-2018 6'1" 202 lbs 28.52
2016-2017 6'1" 201 lbs 27.09
2015-2016 6'1" 200 lbs 26.41
2014-2015 6'1" 200 lbs 27.40
2013-2014 6'1" 202 lbs 28.00
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Recent NHL Entry Draft Selections
RND # Player Born Birtplace HT WT
2017
1 #9 Michael Rasmussen (C) 04/17/1999 Vancouver, BC, CAN 6'6" 220 lbs
2 #38 Gustav Lindström (D) 10/20/1998 Östervåla, SWE 6'2" 187 lbs
3 #71 Kasper Kotkansalo (D) 11/16/1998 Espoo, FIN 6'2" 198 lbs
3 #79 Lane Zablocki (RW) 12/27/1998 Wetaskiwin, AB, CAN 6'0" 190 lbs
3 #83 Zach Gallant (C) 03/06/1999 Oakville, ON, CAN 6'2" 187 lbs
3 #88 Keith Petruzzelli (G) 02/09/1999 Wilbraham, MA, USA 6'5" 181 lbs
4 #100 Malte Setkov (D) 01/14/1999 Rødovre, DEN 6'6" 196 lbs
5 #131 Cole Fraser (D) 08/23/1999 Carleton Place, ON, CAN 6'2" 194 lbs
6 #162 John Adams (RW) 02/05/1997 Boxford, MA, USA 6'5" 205 lbs
6 #164 Reilly Webb (D) 05/04/1999 Stoney Creek, ON, CAN 6'4" 194 lbs
7 #193 Brady Gilmour (C) 04/18/1999 Cobourg, ON, CAN 5'10" 170 lbs
2016
1 #20 Dennis Cholowski (D) 02/15/1998 Langley, BC, CAN 6'0" 194 lbs
2 #46 Givani Smith (RW/LW) 02/27/1998 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'2" 205 lbs
2 #53 Filip Hronek (D) 11/02/1997 Hradec Kralove, CZE 6'0" 170 lbs
4 #107 Alfons Malmström (D) 06/12/1998 Luleå, SWE 6'2" 190 lbs
5 #137 Jordan Sambrook (D) 04/11/1998 Markham, ON, CAN 6'2" 187 lbs
6 #167 Filip Larsson (G) 08/17/1998 Stockholm, SWE 6'2" 181 lbs
7 #197 Mattias Elfström (W/C) 01/08/1997 Stockholm, SWE 6'4" 194 lbs
2015
1 #19 Yevgeni Svechnikov (RW/LW) 10/31/1996 Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, RUS 6'3" 212 lbs
3 #73 Vili Saarijärvi (D) 05/15/1997 Rovaniemi, FIN 5'10" 183 lbs
4 #110 Joren van Pottelberghe (G) 06/05/1997 Zug, SUI 6'3" 187 lbs
5 #140 Chase Pearson (C) 08/23/1997 Alpharetta, GA, USA 6'2" 190 lbs
6 #170 Patrick Holway (D) 10/01/1996 Cohasset, MA, USA 6'4" 201 lbs
7 #200 Adam Marsh (LW) 08/22/1997 Chicago, IL, USA 6'1" 174 lbs
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2008 Stanley Cup Championship Lineup
Pavel Datsyuk - Henrik Zetterberg - Tomas Holmström
Johan Franzén - Valtteri Filppula - Mikael Samuelsson
Dallas Drake - Kris Draper - Danny Cleary
Jiří Hudler - Darren Helm - Kirk Maltby/Darren McCarty

Nicklas Lidström - Brian Rafalski
Niklas Kronwall - Brad Stuart
Brett Lebda - Andreas Lilja/Chris Chelios

Chris Osgood
(Dominik Hašek)

2002 Stanley Cup Championship Lineup
Brendan Shanahan - Steve Yzerman - Sergei Fedorov
Boyd Devereaux - Pavel Datsyuk - Brett Hull
Kirk Maltby - Kris Draper - Darren McCarty
Luc Robitaille - Igor Larionov - Tomas Holmström

Nicklas Lidström - Mathieu Dandenault
Jiří Fischer - Chris Chelios
Steve Duchesne - Fredrik Olausson

Dominik Hašek
(Manny Legace)

1998 Stanley Cup Championship Lineup
Brendan Shanahan - Steve Yzerman - Martin Lapointe
Vyacheslav Kozlov - Igor Larionov - Sergei Fedorov
Kirk Maltby - Kris Draper - Darren McCarty
Tomas Holmström - Brent Gilchrist - Joey Kocur

Nicklas Lidström - Larry Murphy
Vyacheslav Fetisov - Anders Eriksson
Jamie Macoun - Bob Rouse

Chris Osgood
(Kevin Hodson)

1997 Stanley Cup Championship Lineup
Tomas Sandström - Steve Yzerman - Darren McCarty
Vyacheslav Kozlov - Igor Larionov - Doug Brown
Brendan Shanahan - Sergei Fedorov - Martin Lapointe
Kirk Maltby - Kris Draper - Joey Kocur

Nicklas Lidström - Larry Murphy
Vyacheslav Fetisov - Vladimir Konstantinov
Aaron Ward - Bob Rouse

Mike Vernon
(Chris Osgood)