40 years ago: Red Wings play final game at Olympia Stadium


On Dec. 15, 1979, the Detroit Red Wings faced the Quebec Nordiques in what was the final hockey game played at Olympia Stadium.

The game ended in a 4-4 tie. The Red Wings played their next four games on the road that season before returning home on Dec. 27 to host the St. Louis Blues at the brand-new Joe Louis Arena.

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