Detroit Red Wings Draft

May 1, 2016

Detroit Red Wings: Best: The 1983 and 1989 drafts have to be considered the best in Detroit history. While I’ll go with the 1989 draft some people might argue that the ’83 draft should rank higher. For much of the 1970’s and early ‘80’s Detroit was a hockey wasteland. Between 1966-67 and 1982-83, a span of 17 seasons saw the Red Wings qualify for the playoffs on only two occasions….

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Dallas Stars Draft

May 1, 2016

Dallas Stars: (includes Minnesota North Star) Best:                 Before winning the franchise’s only Stanley Cup in 1999, the Stars advanced to the 1981 Stanley Cup finals. The Stars were an upcoming team who would lose to an Islanders club that was in the midst of its championship dynasty. The early 1980’s would see the emergence of the Edmonton Oilers and the North Stars would have to battle Chicago and St. Louis…

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