Detroit Seal Stanley Cup Title Win

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

The Detroit Red Wings celebrated overnight after taking their 11th Stanley Cup title, winning game six on the road against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Detroit won 3-2, clinching the club's fourth Stanley Cup win in 11 seasons.

Detroit is the first team in NHL history to have made a European captain. Niklas Lidstrom, of Sweden, said: "I've been over here for a long time and I watched Steve Yzerman hoist it for three times in the past."

He added: "I'm very proud of being the first European. I'm very proud of being a captain of the Red Wings."

Source: ESPN