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On This Day In Red Wings' History...

by Staff Writer / Detroit Red Wings

 (Photo by Andre Ringuette/NHL)

On December 27th

1947: Former Red Wings right wing and current broadcaster Mickey Redmond born on this date in Kirkland Lake, Ontario.

1979: The Red Wings host St. Louis in the first NHL game at Joe Louis Arena. The Blues posted a 3-2 win.

2010: Chris Osgood becomes the 10th goalie in NHL history to record 400 career victories when the Red Wings defeated Colorado, 4-3 in overtime, at the Pepsi Center.

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