Detroit Red Wings Logo – Detroit Red Wings is a team American professional ice hockey located in Detroit (Michigan). One of the Original Six, and U.S. Franchise more Stanley Cups won. Red Wings play in the National Hockey League framed in the Central Division. When the Western Canada Hockey League disappear after the 1925-26 season, a deal was reached with the National Hockey League for the new expansion franchise, which would house Detroit, will feature top players from the champion of 1925: Victoria Cougars. The NHL did not officially considered the Red Wings as a team then Victoria, so the birth of the club, Detroit Cougars, is 1926.
In the absence of a stadium in time for Detroit, the Cougars had to play their first matches at Windsor (Ontario). In 1927 the Red Wings will move to its new home, the Detroit Olympia, which played until 1979. Coach Jack Adams began leading the team that year, and remained in office the next 36 years. His first appearance in the Stanley Cup final in 1929, when they lost to Toronto Maple Leafs. In 1930 changed its name to Detroit Falcons, but the team still did not win a tournament.
The president of the NHL, Frank Calder, requested in 1932 to owners of other clubs that would allow the purchase of the Detroit Falcons franchise to James E. Norris, a businessman with experience in other hockey clubs. After acquiring the franchise, Norris decided to change its name to the Detroit Red Wings. In its first year achieved the classification, and in 1934 managed to reach the championship final. Finally, his first Stanley Cup came in 1936, and again was achieved in 1937.