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On This Day in Red Wings' History...

by Staff Writer / Detroit Red Wings

On January 12,


1980: The Hartford Whalers, with Gordie, Mark, and Marty Howe in their line-up, play the Wings at Joe Louis Arena.

2012: Three significant milestones were reached when the Red Wings defeated the Phoenix Coyotes, 3-2, in a shoot-out. Danny Cleary collected career assist No. 200, while coach Mike Babcock and goalie Jimmy Howard earned career wins 400 and 100, respectively.

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