On This Day in Red Wings' History...
|On October 15,|
|1947: Tommy Ivan becomes the new coach of the Red Wings. He coached the Wings for seven seasons.|
|1995: Red Wings goalie Mike Vernon plays in his 500th NHL game, which results in a 5-5 tie against Winnipeg.|
|2009: Nicklas Lidstrom collects his 1,000th career point - a third-period assist - that helps the Wings to a 5-2 win over the LA Kings at Joe Louis Arena.|
|(Photo by Dave Reginek/Detroit Red Wings)|