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Red Wings Ended Their Stanley Cup Drought 15 Years Ago Thursday

It had been a long 42 years before this day in 1997. The Detroit Red Wings had waited and waited to win their eighth Stanley Cup, and 15 years ago to this day, on June 7, 1997, the wait finally came to an end. The Red Wings defeated the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 4 to clinch a sweep and the Stanley Cup.