After four seasons in Detroit, which included scoring his 500th goal on this date in 1994, just the 19th player in NHL history to do so, he was traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning in time for the 1996-97 season as part of a youth movement in Detroit.
The North Stars added the black trim to their white jerseys back in 1981, but did not update their green road sweaters to include black until the 1988-89 season, seven years after "toughening up" their home whites!
The Capitals wore their star-spangled jerseys from the time of their NHL debut in 1974 through the 1994-95 season when they stopped wearing their classic red, white and blue jerseys and changed to a new blue and black color scheme. Names would not arrive on the back of the Capitals red jerseys until 1977-78.
Extra Bonus Jersey: Today's extra bonus jersey is a 1982 Canada National Team Dino Ciccarelli jersey as worn during one of only three international tournaments he participated in during his lengthy NHL career.
This seldom seen Canada style came at a time when Canada returned to the international stage following their refusal to compete with amateur players in the face of the full time "amateurs" of communist Soviet Union and Czechoslovakia.
Here is a prime example of the kind of treatment Ciccarelli received throughout his career standing in front of the opposition's goal.