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The Daily: See Mickey Redmond setting up Sergei Fedorov for a goal



Sergei Fedorov, Detroit Red Wings
Mickey Redmond once set-up Sergei Fedorov for a tap-in goal and Redmond got to the call the goal from the television booth

Bally Sports Sports showed a video that gave Detroit Red Wings fans something to smile about after a 5-1 loss to Boston Bruins in a Sunday afternoon matinee. It was more Mickey Redmond.

It was the eight-year anniversary of popular television analyst Mickey Redmond’s memorable pass to Sergei Fedorov, for a nifty goal in a Detroit-Toronto outdoor alumni game at Comerica Park. What makes the clip better is that Mickey gets to call the action. It’s worth a listen.

After Fedorov scores on a back door tap-in, former Detroit goalie and current Bally analyst Chris Osgood said: “Felix Potvin had no chance on that one.”

Added Redmond:  “He never got a pass from an older guy than that one. That’s for sure.”

Redmond was 66 when he made the pass. Fedorov was 44. Redmond retired from the NHL in 1976 and Fedorov left the NHL in 2009 to play in the Kontinental Hockey League.

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