With three early goals against the Ottawa Senators, including one set up by Henrik Zetterberg, it’s tough to blame some Detroit Red Wings fans for feeling a twinge of nostalgia.
Really, how could they not on a night like this?
Monday marks the Red Wings’ final regular season-opener at Joe Louis Arena, kicking off “Farewell to the Joe.”
The team’s churning out some great video for tonight, including a moving tribute to Gordie Howe during the first commercial break (which should be added later).
It’s tough to top “Newsroom” actor Jeff Daniels doing the narration on this video:
That said, old faces remembering the old barn is pretty great, too:
Update: Here is that great tribute to “Mr. Hockey.”