This week's "Trivia Thursday" featured some Detroit Red Wings history as Jim tried to snap another losing streak this time against a former producer and another listener.
Producer Kris - 2
Jim - 1
Listener - 1
*DETROIT RED WINGS HISTORY*
Before the Red Wings donned the Red Wings nickname beginning in the 1932-33 season, they had two other nicknames from when the team was founded in 1926 until 1932. Can you name me one of the two other nicknames the hockey team had?
ANSWERS: DETROIT COUGARS (1926-30) & DETROIT FALCONS (1930-32)
The Red Wings have retired eight numbers during the organization's storied history with two of them being defenseman. Who are those two defensemen?
ANSWERS: NIKLAS LIDSTROM (2014) & RED KELLY (2019)
We all know now that the Red Wings pick 4th in the upcoming 2020 NHL Entry Draft, and the last time they picked HIGHER than that position was back in 1990 when they selected this forward at 3rd overall. Who was that player?
ANSWER: KEITH PRIMEAU
The Red Wings' construction of "The Russian Five" consisted of three draft picks and a pair of trade acquisitions.The two players that were traded to Detroit were Slava Fetisov and Igor Larionov. Which teams did Fetisov and Larionov both get traded from?
ANSWERS: NEW JERSEY DEVILS (FETISOV) & SAN JOSE SHARKS (LARIONOV)
The Red Wings hold the record for the longest home winning streak, which is currently set at 23 that was accomplished during the 2011-12 regular season. The previous record was 20 held by both Boston and Philadelphia. Who did the Red Wings beat in win #21 to BREAK the old record?
ANSWER: DALLAS STARS