Originally written on Kukla's Korner  |  Last updated 11/19/14
This feels like a Kanye West post, but the Detroit Free Press’s posting of a Mitch Albom article recalling the morning of Game 4 against the Philadelphia Flyers some 15 years ago for one Red Wings captain Steve Yzerman gave us all a heavy hint that, over the next couple of weeks, Detroit’s press outlets will remember what was the Wings’ first Cup in 42 years and their first of four captured over the course of 11 seasons, the pent-up excitement which let loose in a hockey town which would slowly but surely earn its self-titled moniker… And of course, the fact that the celebration lasted for all of seven days before Detroit stopped on a dime and went into hope-and-pray mode when Vladimir Konstantinov and Sergei Mnatsakanov were severely injured in a limo accident. Continue reading "Imma let you finish, LA, but fifteen years ago, the Red Wings won their first Cup of the modern era"
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