Detroit Red Wings Washington Tickets
Detroit Red Wings Washington tickets are up for sale now and the team is geared up to repeat history. The game has been scheduled to play at Verizon Center; it is the same venue where Detroit Red Wings swept away Stanley Cup Finals in 1998 by defeating the Washington Capitals. The team has won 11 Stanley Cup Championships. This number is highest for the US based NHL franchises and third in all of NHL championships. After having played for over 40 years in Olympia Stadium, they now play at Joe Louis Arena. The arena has a capacity of approximately 20,000 seats. Due to the popularity gained by Red Wings as NHL franchise, Detroit is often referred to as Hockeytown by commentators and fans.
Detroit Red Wings are known to carry a sports tradition for good luck - the "Legend of the Octopus" which ensues throwing an octopus on to the ice during playoff games. Detroit Red Wings is a Michigan based professional ice hockey team who, along with Chicago Blackhawks, Montreal Canadiens, Boston Bruins, New York Rangers and Maple Leafs, complete the original six teams of National Hockey League. They play in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of NHL.
In the last quarter century, the Red Wings have been NHL’s most successful teams. They finished first in six regular seasons and won four Stanley Cups from those six Finals appearances. Currently, their playoff stands at the count of 22 in a row (1991-2013). Of the last 29 seasons, the team made it to 27 of them. It set the record of longest streak of post seasons in North American professional sports.
Since the formation of the team, it has had thirty six captains that include the Hall of Famers Red Kelly, Ted Lindsey and Sid Abel. Foster Hewitt Memorial Award has been received by three of the Red Wings organization members, Budd Lynch (awarded 1985), Bruce Martyn (awarded 1991) and Mickey Redmond (awarded 2011). The list continues to grow as the team plans to strike next in Washington against Washington Capitals. After the match of November 2013, the Red Wings are back with higher energy. Don’t miss out the chance to witness a match full of high spirited players. Get your Detroit Red Wings Washington tickets now.