Hockey Players who Played for Red Wings and Capitals

My guess is you’ve searched this page out because you’re playing the Immaculate Grid.

If I’m right, that also means that today’s grid is asking for players who have played for both the Detroit Red Wings and the Washington Capitals.

And, I’m also guessing that you’re a little stuck on this particular square and you’re looking for a little help to keep your grid immaculate. Sound about right so far?

Well, good news, I’m here to help.

I’ve already done the research and have put together a list of well-known stars along with some more “under-the-radar” players that could land you a low rarity score.

Sergei Fedorov

Sergei Fedorov is one of the most successful Russian players to ever play in the NHL. He was drafted 74th overall by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1989 NHL Draft. Fedorov quickly made an impact, earning the Calder Memorial Trophy as Rookie of the Year in 1991.

During his time in Detroit, he won three Stanley Cup championships and collected numerous individual awards, including two Selke Trophies and a Hart Memorial Trophy as the league’s MVP.

After his significant success with the Red Wings, Fedorov played for several other NHL teams including the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, Columbus Blue Jackets, and Washington Capitals. Fedorov retired with a legacy as one of the most complete players in NHL history, securing his spot in the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2015.

Fedorov Key Stats

  • 1000+ Career Points (Red Wings, Blue Jackets, Mighty Ducks, Capitals)
  • 100+ Point Season (Red Wings)
  • 40+ Goal Season (Red Wings)
  • 50+ Assist Season (Red Wings)

Mike Green

Mike Green was selected 29th overall by the Washington Capitals in the 2004 NHL Draft. Green’s early years were marked by his scoring ability, earning him a reputation as one of the premier offensive defensemen in the league. He twice won the NHL’s hardest shot competition, showcasing his shooting ability that was a hallmark of his career.

After a productive period with the Capitals, which included a historic 2008-2009 season where he scored 31 goals, a record for a defenseman in a single season, he moved to the Detroit Red Wings in 2015.

Later in his career, he had a brief stint with the Edmonton Oilers before announcing his retirement in 2020. Over his career, Green was named to two NHL First All-Star Teams and played in two NHL All-Star Games, illustrating a career marked by individual accolades and a reputation for being a high-scoring defenseman.

Green Key Stats

  • 50+ Assist Season (Capitals)

Dino Ciccarelli

Dino Ciccarelli was never drafted into the NHL, but he signed as a free agent with the Minnesota North Stars in 1980. Despite his undrafted status, Ciccarelli quickly made an impact in the league, becoming one of the premier goal-scorers of his era.

In his second season, Ciccarelli recorded 55 goals and 106 points, setting the stage for a successful career that included several seasons with 40 or more goals. He played with the North Stars (now Dallas), Washington Capitals, Detroit Red Wings, Tampa Bay Lightning, and Florida Panthers over 19 seasons in the NHL.

Ciccarelli’s career totals include 608 goals and 592 assists for 1,200 points. He also made his mark in the playoffs, with 73 goals and 45 assists in 141 postseason appearances. His goal-scoring ability and fierce competitiveness earned him a place in the Hockey Hall of Fame, with induction coming in 2010.

Ciccarelli Key Stats

  • Hall of Fame (Stars, Capitals, Red Wings, Lightning, Panthers)
  • 1000+ Career Points (Stars, Capitals, Red Wings, Lightning, Panthers)
  • 500+ Career Goals (Stars, Capitals, Red Wings, Lightning, Panthers)
  • 100+ Point Season (Stars)
  • 40+ Goal Season (Stars, Capitals, Red Wings)
  • 50+ Assist Season (Stars, Red Wings)

Daniel Sprong

Daniel Sprong is a Dutch forward currently playing for the Detroit Red Wings. He was originally selected by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second round, 46th overall, of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.

His journey in the NHL has seen him play for several teams, including the Anaheim Ducks, Washington Capitals, and Seattle Kraken, before signing with the Detroit Red Wings in 2023​​.

After a season with the Penguins, he was traded to the Anaheim Ducks in 2018. Following his time with the Ducks, he moved to the Washington Capitals in 2020 and later to the Seattle Kraken in 2022, where he recorded a career-high 46 points in 66 games.

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