Detroit Red Wings vs Vancouver Canucks Tickets
If you love ice hockey, and want to feel adrenaline pumping through your body and make you feel the heat in a neck to neck competition between two of the best teams around, Detroit Red Wings vs Vancouver Canucks match is the right place for you. The Ice hockey match is sure to give you an exhilarating and breathtaking experience you have been longing for! Detroit, Michigan based professional ice hockey team Detroit Red Wings was formed in 1926. Currently the team is a part of Central Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). It is one of the 6 Original teams of NHL, i.e. the teams that comprised the NHL for the 25 seasons between 1942 and 1967. Their home ground remained the Olympia Stadium for over 40 years, before they moved to the new Joe Louis Arena in 1979, which has a capacity of 20,066 people.
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Detroit Red Wings vs Vancouver Canucks
The team has won the most Stanley Cup championships of any NHL team, 11 in total. It is also an honor for the team to have the longest current streak of post season appearances among all the North American professional games by making the last 20 playoffs in a row. This team has been consistent in its performance and has missed the playoffs only four times between 1933-34 season and 1965-66 season. Nevertheless, the team has also seen some bad times in its career, especially in 1967-1982, which is also known as the Dead Wings Era, when they had frequent management changes, and could make it to the playoffs only twice. Owing to new and devoted talent like Steve Yzerman, the team made its way back towards glory after a long 20 years decline, and is currently one of the best teams playing in NHL.
One of the greatest rivals of Detroit Red Wings is the Vancouver based Vancouver Canucks. Joining the league in 1970, the Vancouver Canucks made its way to Stanley Cup finals twice but have been unfortunate in losing it both the times. The team is a member of Northwest division of Western conference of NHL, and plays its home games at the Roger’s Arena which was formerly known as General Motors Place. It has a capacity of 18,860 people. Among the titles won by the Canucks are seven division titles, the latest one being the recent 2009-10 season title.
Vancouver Canucks was preceded by the Vancouver Millionaires that won the Stanley Cup in 1915, but disbanded in 1926. It was followed by many small teams playing for Vancouver, but the most prominent was Vancouver Canucks from 1945 to 1970 before entering NHL. Ever since the team has joined NHL, its performance has improved consistently despite some ups and downs in its professional career. The frequent changing coaches and other management officials and unsteady performance by some players have been some of the main reasons for disturbed performance. After a long period of mediocrity the team re-emerged to the mainstream teams of NHL in the late 1980’s, and made it to the playoffs 4 times between 1982 and 1990. In the decades of 90’s and 2000’s, the Canucks have made wonderful progress as a team, and have showed some really good talent including Henrik Sedin and Roberto Luongo. Henrik Sedin was made the new captain of Vancouver Canucks in October 2010.
Detroit Red Wings and Vancouver Canucks have been together in some games in the past, including 2001-02 season, when Red Wings won after a good competition by the Vancouver Canucks. The two teams are coming together once again in a game that promises its fans utmost exhilaration and thrill. Detroit Red Wings vs Vancouver Canucks tickets give the ice skating fans a chance to be a part of this thrill and excitement that comes when two great teams come face to face with each other. So, for all the ice skating fans across the country, this upcoming event is something not to be missed at any cost!
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