The Detroit Red Wings scored a pair of goals 31 seconds apart to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-1 in Game 3 of their National Hockey League playoff series.
The Detroit City Council gave the go- ahead to build a $450 million Red Wings hockey arena with the help of state-issued bonds backed by local property taxes.
At the 1997 groundbreaking for a 40,000-seat ballpark for Major League Baseball’s Detroit Tigers, Michigan Governor John Engler said the stadium would symbolize the city’s renewal.
The Detroit City Council took steps toward building a $450 million hockey arena for billionaire Mike Ilitch’s Red Wings with state-issued bonds backed by local property taxes.
Brent Seabrook scored in overtime as the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 in a decisive seventh game to advance to the Western Conference finals of the National Hockey League playoffs.
Alexandre Burrows scored the winning goal in a shootout as the Vancouver Canucks won 4-3 to end the Detroit Red Wings’ National Hockey League-record 23-game home winning streak.
Nicklas Lidstrom, a seven-time winner of the trophy for the National Hockey League’s best defenseman, retired after 20 years and four Stanley Cup titles with the Detroit Red Wings.