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Wings In The Playoffs Again

Detroit, MI… The Detroit Red Wings defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets by a score of 7-2 at Joe Louis Arena earlier tonight, securing a spot in the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs in the process. Detroit has now earned a franchise-record 21 consecutive post-season berths, a mark which also stands as the longest active streak in all of North American major professional sports.

MOST CONSECUTIVE STANLEY CUP PLAYOFF APPEARANCES, NHL HISTORY:
29 Boston Bruins, 1968-96
28 Chicago Blackhawks, 1970-97
25 St. Louis Blues, 1980-2004
24 Montréal Canadiens, 1971-94
21 Detroit Red Wings, 1991-present
21 Montréal Canadiens, 1949-69
20 Detroit Red Wings, 1939-58

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