A Detroit Red Wings folk hero has passed away.

According to family, Pete Babando died Wednesday morning at the age of 94.

The man is most commonly known for scoring the first-ever Stanley Cup winning goal in sudden death overtime of a Game 7, when he scored the clincher at 8:31 in double overtime to lift the Wings over the New York Rangers 4-3 in 1950.

-With Files From KitchenerToday


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