Amid smoke and flashing lights, a large red banner emerged from a big black box, and No. 5 ascended gracefully, regally, to the rafters.
He said he would like to see one of those other former greats, Vladimir Konstantinov, get some recognition as well.
Martin Brodeur is staying with the New Jersey Devils.
By Ashley Dunkak @AshleyDunkak JOE LOUIS ARENA (CBS DETROIT) – Before the NHL trade deadline passed Wednesday, the Detroit Red Wings were expected to refrain from disturbing their plentiful pool of promising young players and […]
Certainly, the situation spells trouble – or at least an uphill climb – for Detroit, but head coach Mike Babcock refuses to dwell on the injury issues.
Before the puck drops at the old-school Joe Louis Arena each night, as the national anthem plays, Mike Babcock gazes up toward the rafters.
Two-time AL Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana agreed Tuesday to a minor league contract with the Baltimore Orioles as he tries to come back from the second major operation on his left shoulder.
Johan Franzen, Brendan Smith and Todd Bertuzzi scored for the Red Wings against Brodeur, who has been the subject of trade rumors leading up to Wednesday’s deadline.
Davis will be partnered with Maksim Chmerkovskiy, while White will dance with Sharna Burgess.
Attending the ceremony will be Red Wings legends Gordie Howe, Ted Lindsay, Alex Delvecchio, Steve Yzerman and members of the Abel and Sawchuck families.