Detroit – It is a pity the Red Wings will not have the longest playoff streak in NHL history and that the Bruins' 29 seasons and the Blackhawks' 28 bested them, this time. Doggone Original Six rivals! There are many perspectives about the Wings missing the long tournament for the Stanley Cup
It began on April 4, 1991, in St. Louis against the Detroit Red Wings’ Norris Division rival Blues. It was a victory, as so many playoff games over the next 25 seasons would be for Detroit. Steve Yzerman had a hat trick.