Greatest Sports Franchises - Detroit Red Wings
Founded in 1926, this American NHL club has come to be the winningest professional hockey team in the U.S. One of the Original Six NHL teams, the Detroit Red Wings have a storied history that includes tragedies and triumphs. With star players such as Gordie Howe, Steve Yzerman and Niklas Lidstrom filling their rosters over the years, it’s no wonder they have the third most Stanley Cups in the league. The closest thing to a dynasty this side of the millennium, Detroit’s team is a perennial favorite to win. In this video, WatchMojo.com continues our series on the Greatest Sports Franchises of All Time with a look at the Detroit Red Wings.