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07/06/1997 Detroit wins Stanley Cup, ends 42-year drought

The 1997 Stanley Cup Finals was the championship series of the NHL 1996–97 season, and the culmination of the 1997 Stanley Cup playoffs. It was contested by the Detroit Red Wings and the Philadelphia Flyers. Detroit won the series in four games to win the Stanley Cup for the 8th time in franchise history and the first time since 1955.


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  • Detroit Red Wings – 1997 Stanley Cup Champions