They are one of the most storied franchises in all of professional sports. From 1934 to 1966, the Detroit Red Wings only missed the playoffs four times.
After two dismal decades in between, the Red Wings have made the playoffs in 23 of the last 25 seasons, including the last 17 in a row. This is the longest current streak of post-season appearances in all of American professional sports.
The video below counts down the Wings’ top 10 players of all time and brilliantly captures the best eras of the team’s history.