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June 16: Red Wings sweep Capitals, win Cup for second straight season

Plus: Sharks hire Constantine as coach; Bourque named to NHL First All-Star Team for record 11th time

by John Kreiser @jkreiser7713 / NHL.com Managing Editor

THIS DATE IN HISTORY: June 16

1998: The Detroit Red Wings complete a four-game sweep of the Washington Capitals with a 4-1 win in Game 4 of the Final at MCI Center. They become the first team since the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1991 and 1992 to repeat as champions.

 

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By the Numbers Prospects: Gustav Lindstrom

Young defenseman had successful season with Frolunda

by Dana Wakiji @Dwakiji / DetroitRedWings.com

By the Numbers will highlight the on-ice accomplishments in the 2018-19 season for the Detroit Red Wings' prospects. Twice a week during the offseason, By the Numbers will profile a different player in the system, focusing on his statistical highs. This week we focus on defenseman Gustav Lindstrom.

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Yzerman sees a deep talent pool in the upcoming NHL Draft

Detroit's GM is zoned in on turning Red Wings around

by Arthur J. Regner @ArthurJRegner / DetroitRedWings.com

DETROIT -- Since he became Red Wings general manager on April 19, Steve Yzerman has had little time to think about anything not related to rebuilding the Original Six franchise.

"It's been very busy. I find myself very busy every day. I'm not sure what exactly I'm accomplishing each day but it's been busy," Yzerman told reporters on Thursday afternoon in the Red Wings' dressing room. "That's how I feel at the end of every day. There's a lot of things going on. I'm trying to just get to know some people. I'm trying to get organized for the draft.

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Taking Flight - From the 'Q' to the 'D'

My career in junior hockey was a tremendous experience, but it's time to focus on becoming a Red Wing

by Joe Veleno @jveleno91 / Special to DetroitRedWings.com

Joe Veleno was drafted in the first-round, 30th overall by the Red Wings in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. The 6-foot-1, 191-pound center is one of four Red Wings' prospects writing a blog for our Taking Flight blog series, which chronicles the ups and downs of each player as they work their way to becoming Red Wings. During the 2018-19 season, Veleno played for the Drummondville Voltigeurs, in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). Here is his fifth blog entry of, 'From the Q to the D.'

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By the Numbers Prospects: Joe Veleno

Young center had a spectacular finish to his junior career, now ready for next step

by Dana Wakiji @Dwakiji / DetroitRedWings.com

By the Numbers will highlight the on-ice accomplishments in the 2018-19 season for the Detroit Red Wings' prospects. Twice a week during the offseason, By the Numbers will profile a different player in the system, focusing on his statistical highs. This week we focus on forward Joe Veleno.

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Red Wings announce details for Hockeytown Draft Party on Friday, June 21

Free, family-friendly indoor and outdoor party in Little Caesars Arena and Chevrolet Plaza to watch Red Wings make first-round selection of 2019 NHL Entry Draft

by Alex DiFilippo / DetroitRedWings.com

Pre-Draft Panel On Stage in Chevrolet Plaza Hosted by Ken Daniels and Red Wings Alumni to Preview Red Wings' No. 6 Overall Selection and Share Draft Memories

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings today announced the details for the Hockeytown Draft Party set for Friday, June 21 at Little Caesars Arena in The District Detroit. Fans of all ages are invited to the free event to watch the Red Wings make their first-round selection at the 2019 NHL Entry Draft live from Vancouver on the massive outdoor video board in Chevrolet Plaza. 

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Little Caesars Arena achieves LEED Silver certification

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is the most widely used green building rating system in the world and is a globally recognized symbol of sustainability achievement

by Brett McWethy / DetroitRedWings.com
Little Caesars Arena, the 2018 Sports Facility of the Year, has welcomed more than 4 million guests to its ticketed events

 

DETROIT - The Ilitch organization, in conjunction with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), announced today that the award-winning Little Caesars Arena in The District Detroit has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification.

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Chevrolet Plaza Summer Cinema Series set to begin on Wednesday, June 19

Four free family-friendly movies to be shown in Chevrolet Plaza this summer presented by Chevrolet

by Alex DiFilippo / DetroitRedWings.com

DETROIT - Details for the inaugural Chevrolet Plaza Summer Cinema Series were announced today featuring four free, family-friendly movie screenings throughout the summer in the Chevrolet Plaza at Little Caesars Arena in The District Detroit. 

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By the Numbers: Christoffer Ehn

Defensive-minded rookie stuck with the Red Wings for most of the season

by Arthur J. Regner @ArthurJRegner / DetroitRedWings.com

By the Numbers will highlight the Red Wings' on-ice accomplishments in the 2018-19 season. Each week during the offseason, By the Numbers will profile a different player on the team, focusing on his statistical highs. This week we focus on center Christoffer Ehn.

There were several new faces on the Red Wings' opening night roster last Oct. 4 and none was more surprising than Christoffer Ehn.

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By the Numbers Prospects: Jared McIsaac

Defense prospect had great season despite shoulder injury which required surgery

by Dana Wakiji @Dwakiji / DetroitRedWings.com

By the Numbers will highlight the on-ice accomplishments in the 2018-19 season for the Detroit Red Wings' prospects. Twice a week during the offseason, By the Numbers will profile a different player in the system, focusing on his statistical highs. This week we focus on defenseman Jared McIsaac.

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