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On This Day in Red Wings' History...

by Staff Writer / Detroit Red Wings

(Photo by Detroit Red Wings Archive)



On October 9, 1986


Steve Yzerman becomes the youngest captain in Red Wings' history when he wears the "C" at age 21 in a game against Quebec.



On October 9, 1996

The Red Wings obtain Brendan Shanahan and Brian Glynn from Hartford for Paul Coffey, Keith Primeau, and Detroit’s first pick in the 1997 draft.
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