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List Rules Vote up the best hockey players based on their careers with the Detroit Red Wings.

The Detroit Red Wings were founded almost 90 years ago, way back in 1926, and were one of the original six founding teams of the NHL. They're clearly the dominant United States team with a whopping eleven Stanley Cup victories. That's the most for all U.S. teams, and third overall behind those darned Canadians in Montreal and Toronto. Their playoff streak currently stands at twenty-two, having made it each year from 1991-2013.

To celebrate this incredible, legendary team vote up the greatest Detroit Red Wings of all time below and see where your favorite players fall!
 

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Steve Yzerman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Steve Yzerman Centerman

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563 108
Nicklas Lidström is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Nicklas Lidström Defenseman

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606 122
Gordie Howe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Gordie Howe Right wing

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416 114
Sergei Fedorov is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Sergei Fedorov Centerman, Defenseman

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456 144
Pavel Datsyuk is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Pavel Datsyuk Centerman

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362 102
Henrik Zetterberg is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Henrik Zetterberg Left Wing, Centerman

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304 106
Terry Sawchuk is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Terry Sawchuk Goaltender

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271 105
Ted Lindsay is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Ted Lindsay Left Wing

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235 86
Chris Chelios is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Chris Chelios Defenseman

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189 85
Dominik Hašek is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
JohnFoster added Dominik Hašek Goaltender

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Tomas Holmström is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
CMCSS03 added Tomas Holmström Left Wing

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Niklas Kronwall is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
_1449449066425 added Niklas Kronwall Defenseman

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Brendan Shanahan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Brendan Shanahan Left Wing

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208 106
Alex Delvecchio is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Alex Delvecchio Centerman

The Best Detroit Red Wings Coaches of All Time

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Vyacheslav Kozlov is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
slaft added Vyacheslav Kozlov Winger

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Chris Osgood is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Chris Osgood Goaltender

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198 106
Vladimir Konstantinov is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time

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Kris Draper is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Kris Draper Centerman

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156 83
Darren McCarty is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Darren McCarty Right wing

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Brian Rafalski is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
anthony-alan added Brian Rafalski Defenseman

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157 90
Red Kelly is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Red Kelly Centerman, Defenseman

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Igor Larionov is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Igor Larionov Centerman

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148 90
Sid Abel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Sid Abel Left Wing, Centerman

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Martin Lapointe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Allmighty_O added Martin Lapointe Right wing, Winger

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48 15
Mathieu Dandenault is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
anthony-alan added Mathieu Dandenault Defenseman

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Keith Primeau is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Allmighty_O added Keith Primeau Centerman

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Mathieu Schneider is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
anthony-alan added Mathieu Schneider Defenseman

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Jiří Hudler is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
That Rank Smell added Jiří Hudler Centerman

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Robert Lang is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Ari Aries added Robert Lang Centerman

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Daniel Cleary is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
That Rank Smell added Daniel Cleary Right wing, Forward

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Valtteri Filppula is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Valtteri Filppula Centerman

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Bob Probert is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Bob Probert Right wing

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91 68
Paul Coffey is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Meghan Olde added Paul Coffey Defenseman

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Darren Helm is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Allmighty_O added Darren Helm Centerman

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25 5
Kirk Maltby is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
sethbroxout added Kirk Maltby Left Wing, Winger

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Shawn Burr is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
slaft added Shawn Burr Winger, Centerman

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Jimmy Howard is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Allmighty_O added Jimmy Howard Goaltender

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Mickey Redmond is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
AbnerTripleday added Mickey Redmond Right wing

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Norm Ullman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Norm Ullman Centerman

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Marcel Pronovost is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Marcel Pronovost Defenseman

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32 24
Gerard Gallant is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Gerard Gallant Left Wing

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Dino Ciccarelli is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Allmighty_O added Dino Ciccarelli Right wing

The Dirtiest NFL Players of All Time

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Larry Murphy is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Larry Murphy Defenseman

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Jack Adams is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Jack Adams Centerman

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Reed Larson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Reed Larson Defenseman

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Marcel Dionne is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Tom Weiss added Marcel Dionne Centerman

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Marty Pavelich is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
That Rank Smell added Marty Pavelich Left Wing

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27 34
Frank Mahovolich is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Tom Weiss added Frank Mahovolich

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Johan Franzén is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Johan Franzén Right wing

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Harry Lumley is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Harry Lumley Goaltender