Esso Hockey since 1936

Inducted 2003.
Born 20 July 1929
Detroit, Michigan.
Legends Of Hockey

Esso Hockey since 1936
Ilitch purchased the Red Wings in 1982, taking over a once-proud organization that had been reduced to only 2,100 season ticket holders. By 2002, Detroit had won 9 division championships and 3 Stanley Cups.

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Ilitch, Mike

Esso hockey medals of achievement