THE AL­MOST PLAY­OFF DY­NASTY

The Red Wings of the 1930s were just the third team to win con­sec­u­tive Stan­ley Cups. Com­pla­cency pre­vented them from be­com­ing the NHL’s first tri-Cup dy­nasty

The Hockey News - - REWIND - BY STAN FISCHLER

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The Wings beat the Leafs 3-1

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BACK-TO-BACK TI­TLES With Adams as the master­mind, Detroit won con­sec­u­tive Stan­ley Cups in 1936 and ’37.

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