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June 13, 2008

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Johan Franzen Cover - Sports Illustrated June 13, 2008

June 13, 2008 | E. M. Swift
THE RED WINGS' GREATNESS GOES ON AND ON

June 13, 2008 | Richard Deitsch
WITH AN NHL-BEST 54 WINS AND 115 POINTS, THE RED WINGS WON THEIR SIXTH PRESIDENTS' TROPHY

June 13, 2008
THE RED WINGS' ROAD TO THE STANLEY CUP WAS A FIVE-CITY, 22-GAME, 56-DAY THRILL RIDE

June 13, 2008 | Sarah Kwak
AS THE RED WINGS ENTERED THEIR 17th straight postseason, the longest active streak in major pro sports, the biggest question they faced had to do with their stability in net, an almost laughable...

June 13, 2008 | Sarah Kwak
HERE WE GO AGAIN: COLORADO AND Detroit," center Kris Draper said before Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals. It had been six years since they last butted heads in the postseason, six years...

June 13, 2008 | Allan Muir
THROUGH THE DISAPPOINTMENT, the reverence in the voice of Dallas coach Dave Tippett rang clear.

June 13, 2008 | Michael Farber
HOCKEYTOWN'S HEROES PREVAILED IN A CLASSIC SERIES

June 13, 2008
HUNT FOR RED OCTOPIThe Red Wings' 800-pound octopus mascot wasn't the only cephalopod to hit the Joe Louis Arena ice during Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals. Per fan custom since 1952, at least...

June 13, 2008
THE STORIES OF THREE STARS WHOSE PLAY HELPED LIFT THESE RED WINGS TO THEIR OWN PLACE IN THE RAFTERS OF JOE LOUIS ARENA

June 13, 2008 | Michael Farber
THE RED WINGS' LOW-KEY CAPTAIN IS ABOUT AS PERFECT A DEFENSEMAN AS THE NHL HAS EVER SEEN

June 13, 2008 | Brian Cazeneuve
CHRIS OSGOOD'S LONG ROAD BACK TO DETROIT PAVED THE WAY TO ANOTHER STANLEY CUP WIN

June 13, 2008 | Kostya Kennedy
THE CONN SMYTHE TROPHY—WINNER, HENRIK ZETTERBERG, IS READY FOR HIS CLOSE-UP

June 13, 2008
AFTER A FOURTH CUP IN 11 SEASONS, WE TOAST ANOTHER GOLDEN AGE AND THE PLAYERS, THEN AND LATER, WHO TURNED A CITY INTO HOCKEYTOWN

June 13, 2008 | Herbert Warren Wind
TO HONOR MR. HOCKEY'S 80TH BIRTHDAY, WE RETURN TO WHEN HIS LEGEND WAS BEING BORN

June 13, 2008 | David Sabino
IT'S NO LEAP OF FAITH TO SAY THAT DETROIT'S MOST NOTABLE PLAYERS ARE ALSO SOME OF HOCKEY'S BEST EVER

June 13, 2008 | David Sabino
BY ANY MEASURE OF THE REGULAR SEASON OR THE PLAYOFFS, THE MEN IN RED ARE NUMBER 1

June 13, 2008 | Fidencio Enriquez
FOR MORE THAN 50 YEARS THE RED WINGS HAVE TAKEN FLIGHT ON SI'S FRONT PAGE