Best Athletes The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time  

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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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1
748 148
Gordie Howe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Right wing

2
674 128
Nicklas Lidström is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Defenseman

3
752 153
Steve Yzerman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Centerman

4
557 175
Pavel Datsyuk is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Centerman

5
500 153
Sergei Fedorov is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Centerman, Defenseman

6
437 133
Henrik Zetterberg is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Left Wing, Centerman

7
386 118
Terry Sawchuk is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Goaltender

8
353 119
Ted Lindsay is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Left Wing

9
283 122
Chris Chelios is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Defenseman

10
264 115
Alex Delvecchio is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Centerman

11
286 130
Brendan Shanahan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Left Wing

12
247 118
Vladimir Konstantinov is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time

13
259 127
Chris Osgood is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Goaltender

14
234 113
Dominik Hašek is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
JohnFoster added Goaltender

15
205 98
Red Kelly is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Centerman, Defenseman

16
196 94
Sid Abel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Left Wing, Centerman

17
207 110
Igor Larionov is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Centerman

18
168 81
Niklas Kronwall is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
_1449449066425 added Defenseman

19
189 99
Kris Draper is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Centerman

20
153 72
Tomas Holmström is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
CMCSS03 added Left Wing

21
192 105
Darren McCarty is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Right wing

22
147 71
Vyacheslav Kozlov is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
slaft added Winger

23
188 132
Bob Probert is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Right wing

24
124 82
Paul Coffey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
Meghan Olde added Defenseman

25
74 39
Brian Rafalski is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Detroit Red Wings of All Time
anthony-alan added Defenseman