Former NHL players Dominik Hasek, Peter Forsberg, Mike Modano and Rob Blake, coach Pat Burns and referee Bill McCreary were selected for induction in the Hockey Hall of Fame.
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.
Fifty-seven days, 26 games and 10 overtime periods after the start of the playoffs, the Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings finally can relax.
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.