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13/06/1997 Vladimir Konstantinov injured in car accident

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Memories: Konstantinov's story inspires the Red Wings

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Steve Yzerman addresses media about Vladimir Konstantinov WXYZ Channel 7

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Vladimir Konstantinov - Because It's The Cup

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WDIV Channel 4 Detroit Breaking News Red Wing Limo Driver Crash

Vladimir Konstantinov is a Russian-American retired professional ice hockey player who played for the Detroit Red Wings. His career was ended abruptly when the driver of his limousine lost control and hit a tree on the median of Woodward Avenue in Birmingham, Michigan, just six days after the Red Wings won the 1997 Stanley Cup. Konstantinov spent several weeks in a coma before finally pulling through.