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2017-2018 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct Cap Hit
GOALTENDERS
#31 Jared Coreau (G) 26 1991 Perth, ON, CAN 6'6" 220 L 17/18 $612,500
#35 Jimmy Howard (G) 34 1984 Syracuse, NY, USA 6'1" 218 L 18/19 $5,291,670
DEFENSEMEN
#83 Trevor Daley (D) 34 1983 Toronto, ON, CAN 5'11" 194 L 19/20 $3,166,670
#65 Danny DeKeyser (D) 28 1990 Detroit, MI, USA 6'3" 192 L 21/22 $5,000,000
#52 Jonathan Ericsson (D) 34 1984 Karlskrona, SWE 6'4" 220 L 19/20 $4,250,000
#25 Mike Green (D) 32 1985 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'1" 207 R 17/18 $6,000,000
#3 Nick Jensen (D) 27 1990 St. Paul, MN, USA 6'0" 194 R 18/19 $812,500
#55 Niklas Kronwall (D)   “A” 37 1981 Stockholm, SWE 6'0" 194 L 18/19 $4,750,000
#61
Xavier Ouellet (D) 24 1993 Bayonne, FRA 6'1" 185 L 18/19 $1,250,000
FORWARDS
#8 Justin Abdelkader (LW/RW)   “A” 31 1987 Muskegon, MI, USA 6'2" 214 L 22/23 $4,250,000
#72 Andreas Athanasiou (W/C) 23 1994 London, ON, CAN 6'2" 187 L 17/18 $1,387,000
#59 Tyler Bertuzzi (LW/RW) 23 1995 Sudbury, ON, CAN 6'0" 190 L 17/18 $910,833
#17 David Booth (LW/RW) 33 1984 Detroit, MI, USA 6'0" 212 L 17/18 $700,000
#93 Johan Franzén (LW)   38 1979 Vetlanda, SWE 6'2" 231 L 19/20 $3,954,550
#42 Martin Frk (RW/LW) 24 1993 Pelhrimov, CZE 6'1" 205 R 17/18 $650,000
#41 Luke Glendening (RW/C) 29 1989 East Grand Rapids, MI, USA 5'11" 192 R 20/21 $1,800,000
#43 Darren Helm (W/C) 31 1987 St. Andrews, MB, CAN 6'0" 196 L 20/21 $3,850,000
#71
Dylan Larkin (C) 21 1996 Waterford Township, MI, USA 6'1" 198 L 17/18 $1,425,000
#39 Anthony Mantha (RW/LW) 23 1994 Longueuil, QC, CAN 6'5" 225 L 17/18 $863,333
#51 Frans Nielsen (C) 34 1984 Herning, DEN 6'0" 187 L 21/22 $5,250,000
#14 Gustav Nyquist (RW/LW) 28 1989 Halmstad, SWE 5'11" 183 L 18/19 $4,750,000
#28 Luke Witkowski (RW/D) 28 1990 Holland, MI, USA 6'2" 209 R 18/19 $750,000
#40 Henrik Zetterberg (C)   “C” 37 1980 Sundsvall, SWE 6'0" 196 L 20/21 $6,083,330
Position: G:2 D:7 F:14 | Av Age: 28.52 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt 202 lbs | Compare with other teams
Total Cap Hit: $75,111,786
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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
05/07/2018
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
10/21/2017 Confirmed Leaving Riley Sheahan (F) Leaving for Pittsburgh Penguins
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP Rank Postseason
Detroit Cougars
1926-1927 NHL 44 12 4 28 - - 76 105 28 10 Did not make playoffs
1927-1928 NHL 44 19 6 19 - - 88 79 44 7 Did not make playoffs
1928-1929 NHL 44 19 9 16 - - 72 63 47 6 Quarterfinal loss
1929-1930 NHL 44 14 6 24 - - 117 133 34 8 Did not make playoffs
Detroit Falcons
1930-1931 NHL 44 16 7 21 - - 102 105 39 8 Did not make playoffs
1931-1932 NHL 48 18 10 20 - - 95 108 46 5 Quarterfinal loss
Detroit Red Wings
1932-1933 NHL 48 25 8 15 - - 111 93 58 2 Semifinal loss
1933-1934 NHL 48 24 10 14 - - 113 98 58 2 Final loss
1934-1935 NHL 48 19 7 22 - - 127 114 45 6 Did not make playoffs
1935-1936 NHL 48 24 8 16 - - 124 103 56 1 Champion
1936-1937 NHL 48 25 9 14 - - 128 102 59 1 Champion
1937-1938 NHL 48 12 11 25 - - 99 133 35 7 Did not make playoffs
1938-1939 NHL 48 18 6 24 - - 107 128 42 5 Semifinal loss
1939-1940 NHL 48 16 6 26 - - 90 126 38 5 Semifinal loss
1940-1941 NHL 48 21 11 16 - - 112 102 53 3 Final loss
1941-1942 NHL 48 19 4 25 - - 140 147 42 5 Final loss
1942-1943 NHL 50 25 11 14 - - 169 124 61 1 Champion
1943-1944 NHL 50 26 6 18 - - 214 177 58 2 Semifinal loss
1944-1945 NHL 50 31 5 14 - - 218 161 67 2 Final loss
1945-1946 NHL 50 20 10 20 - - 146 159 50 4 Semifinal loss
1946-1947 NHL 60 22 11 27 - - 190 193 55 4 Semifinal loss
1947-1948 NHL 60 30 12 18 - - 187 148 72 2 Final loss
1948-1949 NHL 60 34 7 19 - - 195 145 75 1 Final loss
1949-1950 NHL 70 37 14 19 - - 229 164 88 1 Champion
1950-1951 NHL 70 44 13 13 - - 236 139 101 1 Semifinal loss
1951-1952 NHL 70 44 12 14 - - 215 133 100 1 Champion
1952-1953 NHL 70 36 18 16 - - 222 133 90 1 Semifinal loss
1953-1954 NHL 70 37 14 19 - - 191 132 88 1 Champion
1954-1955 NHL 70 42 11 17 - - 204 134 95 1 Champion
1955-1956 NHL 70 30 16 24 - - 183 148 76 2 Final loss
1956-1957 NHL 70 38 12 20 - - 198 157 88 1 Semifinal loss
1957-1958 NHL 70 29 12 29 - - 176 207 70 3 Semifinal loss
1958-1959 NHL 70 25 8 37 - - 167 218 58 6 Did not make playoffs
1959-1960 NHL 70 26 15 29 - - 186 197 67 4 Semifinal loss
1960-1961 NHL 70 25 16 29 - - 195 215 66 4 Final loss
1961-1962 NHL 70 23 14 33 - - 184 219 60 5 Did not make playoffs
1962-1963 NHL 70 32 13 25 - - 200 194 77 4 Final loss
1963-1964 NHL 70 30 11 29 - - 191 204 71 4 Final loss
1964-1965 NHL 70 40 7 23 - - 224 175 87 1 Semifinal loss
1965-1966 NHL 70 31 12 27 - - 221 194 74 4 Final loss
1966-1967 NHL 70 27 4 39 - - 212 241 58 5 Did not make playoffs
1967-1968 NHL 74 27 12 35 - - 245 257 66 11 Did not make playoffs
1968-1969 NHL 76 33 12 31 - - 239 221 78 6 Did not make playoffs
1969-1970 NHL 76 40 15 21 - - 246 199 95 3 Quarterfinal loss
1970-1971 NHL 78 22 11 45 - - 209 308 55 13 Did not make playoffs
1971-1972 NHL 78 33 10 35 - - 261 262 76 7 Did not make playoffs
1972-1973 NHL 78 37 12 29 - - 265 243 86 6 Did not make playoffs
1973-1974 NHL 78 29 10 39 - - 255 319 68 10 Did not make playoffs
1974-1975 NHL 80 23 12 45 - - 259 335 58 14 Did not make playoffs
1975-1976 NHL 80 26 10 44 - - 226 300 62 15 Did not make playoffs
1976-1977 NHL 80 16 9 55 - - 183 309 41 18 Did not make playoffs
1977-1978 NHL 80 32 14 34 - - 252 266 78 9 Quarterfinal loss
1978-1979 NHL 80 23 16 41 - - 252 295 62 15 Did not make playoffs
1979-1980 NHL 80 26 11 43 - - 268 306 63 18 Did not make playoffs
1980-1981 NHL 80 19 18 43 - - 252 339 56 20 Did not make playoffs
1981-1982 NHL 80 21 12 47 - - 270 351 54 20 Did not make playoffs
1982-1983 NHL 80 21 15 44 - - 263 344 57 18 Did not make playoffs
1983-1984 NHL 80 31 7 42 - - 298 323 69 15 Conference QF loss
1984-1985 NHL 80 27 12 41 - - 313 357 66 15 Conference QF loss
1985-1986 NHL 80 17 6 57 - - 266 415 40 21 Did not make playoffs
1986-1987 NHL 80 34 10 36 - - 260 274 78 11 Conference Final loss
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
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)