The Big 50: Detroit Red Wings

The Big 50: Detroit Red Wings

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Overview

Longtime sportswriter Helene St. James explores the living history of the team, counting down from number fifty to number one. This dynamic and comprehensive book brings to life the iconic franchise’s remarkable story, including greats like Howe, Yzerman, Lidstrom, Datsyuk, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781629377773
Publisher: Triumph Books
Publication date: 10/13/2020
Series: Big 50 Series
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 71,003
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Helene St. James has covered the Red Wings for the Detroit Free Press since 1996. Her work has appeared in several books. She has covered the team’s adventures in Sweden and the Czech Republic and has covered hockey at multiple Olympic Games.

Table of Contents

Foreword Chris Osgood 7

Acknowledgments 9

1 Mr. Hockey 12

2 The Captain 24

3 The Perfect Human 37

4 A Team for the Ages 44

5 Terrible Ted 51

6 The Playoff Streak 58

7 The Production Line 67

8 1989 70

9 The Russian Five 76

10 The Drought Ends 83

11 Terry Sawchuk 90

12 Mr. I 96

13 Old Boot Nose 105

14 Sergei Fedorov 110

15 Fight Night 121

16 Fabulous Fifties 125

17 The Vladinator 130

18 Don't You Leave Me 140

19 Believe 146

20 The Grind Line 152

21 Scotty Bowman 157

22 A Lit Piece of Dynamite 167

23 The $1 Player 174

24 Big Guy Bob 180

25 Ozzy 197

26 Santa Homer 203

27 Darren McCarty 209

28 A Cup Under the Cap 216

29 From Seventh to a Thousand 221

30 Pavel Datsyuk 230

31 Trader Jack 235

32 Red Kelly 239

33 A Career Competitor 245

34 The Dominator 250

35 Shannytown 256

36 The Dead Wings 262

37 The Norris Men 267

38 Jimmy D 274

39 When He Hits Them, He Hurts Them 280

40 Au Rev-Roy 284

41 The Old Red Barn 288

42 Ken Holland 292

43 Bruce Martyn 297

44 The Joe 303

45 Outdoor Fun 310

46 Home Sweet Home 316

47 Scary Moments at the Joe 319

48 The Rebuild 323

49 Retired Numbers 328

50 Always Look for the Greatness 333

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