Detroit Red Wings Schedule & Tickets

2021 Detroit Red Wings schedule and tickets. View home games at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI. and away game dates by day, week, an opponent, day games, night games. View the upcoming schedule and get great NHL Detroit Red Wings Hockey ticket deals.

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About the Detroit Red Wings Hockey Team

The Detroit Red Wings are a National Hockey League team (NHL) that plays their home games at the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI. They play in the Atlantic division of the Eastern Conference. Other NHL teams in the same division include the Florida PanthersToronto Maple LeafsBoston Bruins, Buffalo SabresMontreal CanadiansTampa Bay Lightning, and the Ottawa Senators

The Detroit Red Wings are one of the most storied and successful franchises in all of the professional sports. They are rich in history and are part of the "Original Six" teams in the NHL. The other five teams are the Chicago Blackhawks, New York Rangers, Boston Bruins, Montreal Canadians and the Toronto Maple Leafs. The city of Detroit, where the Red Wings play is nicknamed "Hockeytown" because of the love of the Red Wings and the rich history that the fans have. Of all the American NHL franchises. they have been the most successful. Some of the best players in NHL history have also played for the Detroit Red Wings, 58 former players are in the Hall of Fame, and many team executives as well. Joe Louis Arena, where the team played for 37 years was considered one of the best places to watch a hockey game. The team moved into their new stadium, Little Caesars Arena at the start of the 2017-2018 season and have yet to make the playoffs in the new stadium.

 

The Gordie Howe Era

Gordie Howe, who is in the NHL hall of fame and is considered to be one of the best players to ever play the game, played for the Red Wings from 1946-1972. During that time he was able to lead the team to 12 NHL Stanley Cup Finals and the team won 4 of them, all in the 1950s. It is hard to go back so far in time and still have any former player for any organization of any sport that has had such an impact on a team's history. What Babe Ruth is to the New York Yankees and the whole sport of baseball is a great way to sum up what Gordie Howe is to the Detroit Red Wings and the whole sport of Hockey.

 

Detroit Red Wings Playoff Appearances

Although the Red Wings have failed to make the Stanley Cup Playoffs in any of their last four seasons, they have been one of the most successful NHL teams and have made plenty of playoff appearances in years past. Starting with 1933 where they lost in the Semi-finals 2-0 to the Boston Bruins, the team has gone on to the postseason playoffs a staggering 62 times. Most impressive though is the 2 of the streaks that they went on to accomplish.

  1. From 1939-1958 the Red Wings made the playoffs each year for a streak of 20 years in a row with a post-season playoff appearance. 
  2. From 1991-2016 the Red Wings topped their old streak and made the playoffs for 25 years straight.

Playoff Appearances by Decade:

Decade Playoff Appearances Years they made playoffs
1930s 5 1933, 1934, 1936, 1937, 1939
1940s 10 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949
195os 9 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958
1960s 6 1960, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966
1970s 2 1970, 1978
1980s 5 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989
1990s 9 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
2000s 10 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
2010s 7 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
2020s 0 No Playoff Appearances Yet

 

Detroit Red Wings Stanley Cup Finals History

The Detroit Red Wings have made it to the Stanley Cup Finals 24 times in the history of their franchise. Their first trip to the finals was in the 1934 Finals when they played the Chicago Blackhawks and lost 3-1. They would miss the playoffs entirely the next year and then in 1936 the team would win its first Stanley Cup Championship by beating the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1. Not to be outdone, the team won the Stanley Cup the following season also by defeating the New York Rangers 3-2 in the finals.

The last time that the Red Wings have won a Stanley Cup Championship was in 2008. Under coach Mike Babcock, the team finished the regular season with a 54-21-7 record. The Nashville Predators were first up in the '08 playoffs and the Red Wings won that series 4-2. Next up in round 2 was the Colorado Avalanche. The Wings only needed 4 games in the best of 7 series to sweep the Avalanche 4-0 and make it to the conference finals to play the Dallas Stars. While the Stars turned up to be a tougher matchup than the Predators were the round before, Detroit was still able to beat them in 6 games 4-2 and solidify their spot into the 2008 Stanley Cup Finals vs. the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Red Wings would once again only need 6 games to defeat their opponent as they took the series 4-2 and once again, the Stanley Cup was home in Detroit.

Year Opponent Result
1934 Chicago Blackhawks Lost 3-1
1936 Toronto Maple Leafs Won 3-1
1937 New York Rangers Won 3-2
1941 Boston Bruins Lost 4-0
1942 Toronto Maple Leafs Lost 4-3
1943 Boston Bruins Won 4-0
1945 Toronto Maple Leafs Lost 4-3
1948 Toronto Maple Leafs Lost 4-0
1949 Toronto Maple Leafs Lost 4-0
1950 New York Rangers Won 4-3
1952 Montreal Canadians Won 4-0
1954 Montreal Canadians Won 4-3
1955 Montreal Canadians Won 4-3
1956 Montreal Canadians Lost 4-1
1961 Chicago Blackhawks  Lost 4-2
1963 Toronto Maple Leafs Lost 4-1
1964 Toronto Maple Leafs Lost 4-3
1966 Montreal Canadians Lost 4-2
1995 New Jersey Devils Lost 4-0
1997 Philadelphia Flyers Won 4-0
1998 Washington Capitals Won 4-0
2002 Carolina Hurricanes Won 4-1
2008 Pittsburgh Penguins Won 4-2
2009 Pittsburgh Penguins Lost 4-3

 

Going to a Detroit Red Wings Hockey Game

If you are making your way to Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI. to see a Detroit Red Wings hockey game, there are some things that you should know to prepare yourself for your visit. 

      1. Arrive early: For Detroit Red Wings hockey games, Little Caesars Arena opens its doors 90 minutes before the game time  Get there early to avoid late-arriving crowds and see pre-game Red Wings Warm-ups.
      2. Dress Warm. This is a Detroit Red Wings hockey game that you will be attending and it could get quite cold inside Little Caesars Arena. It is better to have an extra sweatshirt and not need it than to need a sweatshirt and not have one.
      3. Do not try to get up during a play:  During a Detroit Red Wings game at Little Caesars Arena, If you need to go to the restroom, or you are getting up for concessions, wait until play has stopped. Nothing irritates other Detroit Red Wings fans more than having to get up for someone trying to pass by their seats when play is in action.
      4. Check out Hockeytown Cafe: Located just a short walk from Little Caesars Arena. Great Red Wings Bar and Restaurant.
      5. Visit the Red Wings Team Stores: There are 2 team stores in Little Caesars Arena, one on the main concourse and one on the top concourse. You will find Red Wings apparel and souvenirs for all your needs
      6. Share your Detroit Red Wings game experience: Share Pics and videos on our Instagram page. #closeseats

 

Detroit Red Wings Schedule Information

 

How Many Games do the Detroit Red Wings Play in a Season?

The Detroit Red Wings play 82 regular-season games a year on schedule.  The NHL hockey regular season usually begins in October and ends in April with a majority of the games scheduled during the winter months. We will break down the Detroit Red Wings season opponents, game dates, and game times. 

 

How Many Home Games do the Detroit Red Wings Play?

The Detroit Red Wings play 41 of their 82 regular-season games at the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI. on each year's regular-season schedule.

 

What Time do the Detroit Red Wings Play?

The start time for any Detroit Red Wings hockey game all depends on the day of the week and the city they are playing in. Home games for the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena usually have the puck drop at around 7:00 PM for night games. You can check the Detroit Red Wings schedule above for each and every upcoming NHL game start time.

 

What Channel do the Detroit Red Wings play on?

Fox Sports Detroit will broadcast a majority of the Detroit Red Wings games on TV for the upcoming season.

 

Detroit Red Wings Ticket Information

 

How to Find Detroit Red Wings Tickets on CloseSeats

Tickets to see the Detroit Red Wings are available with the lowest prices located at the top of our ticket listings and the highest-priced tickets at the bottom of our ticket listings. You will find tickets to every section of every NHL hockey arena on CloseSeats and you may click on that section on our Little Caesars Arena interactive seating charts to see available seats and prices for that specific section.

All Detroit Red Wings ticket sales are 100% guaranteed and will be in the section and row that you purchase.

 

How to Buy Detroit Red Wings Tickets 

      1. Browse our Detroit Red Wings schedule for the game that you would like to attend
      2. Choose the tickets for the Detroit Red Wings from our inventory
      3. proceed to checkout
      4. You will get an email on how to download your Detroit Red Wings tickets or receive an estimated shipping date. 

 

How Much do Detroit Red Wings tickets cost?

At CloseSeats, Detroit Red Wings ticket prices can be found for above and below the face value of the ticket. For games at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI. the seat location will have a big impact on the cost of the tickets. The Minimum price for a Detroit Red Wings ticket on CloseSeats.com is $6.00. No tickets can be bought or sold for under $6.00  

 

Do I Need to Print my Tickets?

No. The Detroit Red Wings, along with all NHL teams, will only allow mobile ticket gate entry to their games.

 

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