Originally posted on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 2/14/12
On November 3, 2011 the Calgary Flames came into Joe Louis Arena and beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1. Nine days later, the Red Wings had rattled off a nice four-game home win streak with wins over the Ducks, Avalanche, Oilers and Stars. 72 days after that loss to Calgary, the Wings have set an NHL record.With a 3-1 over the Dallas Stars tonight, the Red Wings chalked up their twenty-first consecutive home win - an all-time NHL record. The Red Wings broke the record that they shared with the 1929-30 Boston Bruins and the 1975-76 Philadelphia Flyers. Fans started chanting "Twenty-one, twenty-one, twenty-one" in the waning minutes of Tuesday's game. The Wings held a 3-0 lead until the the Stars Adam Burish scored with 33 seconds remaining. As mlive.com reports, "Players and coach Mike Babcock have stated that they have talked about or focused on the streak. But after tying the record on Sunday, they openly talked about their desire to break it."The streak has encompassed all b...
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