Ranking the 5 Greatest Olympians in Recent Detroit Red Wings History

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Ranking the 5 Greatest Olympians in Recent Detroit Red Wings History
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The Detroit Red Wings have had some great Olympians over the past two-plus decades, with many of those players going on to be first-ballot inductees into the NHL Hall of Fame as well.

But which players make the top-five list of greatest Red Wings Olympians in recent history?

Here are the top five greatest Red Wings Olympians in recent memory, with a guaranteed surprise at the No. 1 spot.

Recent history in this case is over the past three decades and "greatest" in this case means how much impact did the player have on his team's success in the given Olympics.

All statistics via hockey-reference.com.

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