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Red Wings extend franchise record by earning 22nd consecutive playoff berth

Tickets to Detroit’s first two post-season home games are currently on sale

Sunday, 04.28.2013 / 11:31 AM / Press Release
By John Hahn  - Senior Director of Communications
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Red Wings extend franchise record by earning 22nd consecutive playoff berth
Red Wings extend franchise record by earning 22nd consecutive playoff berth

DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings defeated the Dallas Stars by a score of 3-0 at American Airlines Arena Saturday night, securing a spot in the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs in the process. Detroit has now extended its franchise-record to 22 consecutive post-season berths, a mark which also stands as the fifth-longest streak in NHL history and the longest active streak in all of North American major professional sports.


MOST CONSECUTIVE STANLEY CUP PLAYOFF APPEARANCES

29 – Boston Bruins, 1968-96

28 – Chicago Blackhawks, 1970-97

25 – St. Louis Blues, 1980-2004

24 – Montréal Canadiens, 1971-94

22 – Detroit Red Wings, 1991-present

21 – Montréal Canadiens, 1949-69

20 – Detroit Red Wings, 1939-58


LONGEST ACTIVE PLAYOFF STREAKS IN NORTH AMERICAN MAJOR PRO SPORTS

NHL – 22 – Detroit Red Wings, 1991-present

NBA – 16 – San Antonio Spurs, 1998-present

NFL – 5 – Baltimore Ravens, 2008-present

MLB – 4 – New York Yankees, 2009-present


PLAYOFF TICKET PLANS ON SALE NOW

Red Wings fans are able to save on post-season box office prices this spring by purchasing a full Playoff Ticket Plan that ensures the same seat for every possible Stanley Cup Playoff game staged at The Joe. To qualify for this offer, fans need only to place a low down payment on 2013-14 season tickets. In addition to affording purchasers significant savings, the Playoff Ticket Plan also offers the ‘Pay-as-the-Wings-Play’ payment option which eliminates the need to pay for the entire post-season up front. Fans electing to take advantage of this exciting offer are charged only for games that are guaranteed to be played throughout the duration of Detroit’s impending championship quest on a round-by-round/game-by-game basis.

Information on Playoff Ticket Plans can be obtained by calling the Red Wings’ Ticket Sales & Service Department at 313-471-7575.

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