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The Detroit Red Wings are a professional ice hockey team based in Detroit, Michigan. They are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League.  The Red Wings are one of the most popular hockey franchises in North America, so much that fans have nicknamed Detroit "Hockey town." The Red Wings have won the most Stanley Cup championships of any NHL franchise based in the United States, and are third overall in total NHL championships, behind the Montreal Canadians and Toronto Maple Leafs. They currently play home games in the 20,066 capacity Joe Louis Arena after having spent over 40 years playing in Olympia Stadium.

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The Detroit Red Wings recently won the Stanley Cup in the season of 07-08. The Red Wings won their eleventh Stanley Cup on June 4, 2008, against the Pittsburgh Penguins in game six of the Stanley Cup finals by a score of 3-2. This was their fourth Stanley Cup in 11 years. Henrik Zetterberg scored the game winning goal and was also named the winner of the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Most Valuable Player of the playoffs.