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On This Day in Red Wings History...

by Staff Writer / Detroit Red Wings


On May 6, 1917
Former Red Wings Hall of Famer "Black Jack" Stewart is born on this day in Pilot Mound, Manitoba.


On May 6, 1960
Gordie Howe is named the NHL's Most Valuable Player for the fifth time in his career.



On May 6, 2010
Johan Franzen set a new franchise record for points in a playoff game when his six points (four goals, two assists) led the Wings to a 7-1 win over San Jose in Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinals.


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