5 Observations for the Detroit Red Wings After the Quarter Mark of the Season

December 4th, 2014 by Isaac Smith Leave a reply »
With the Detroit Red Wings in a playoff spot for the time being and just a few points out of first place in the entire NHL after playing 25 games, there are a handful of observations that have become apparent thus far in the 2014-15 season.

While the Wings haven't necessarily looked dominant at any one time, the players seem to have the right mindset to collectively buy into Mike Babcock's system more than ever.

But a big part of buying into Babcock's system is having the players to put on the ice.

And in terms of the team's overall health, Pavel Datsyuk has missed 11 games and Stephen Weiss has missed 19, but other than that, the team seems to have finally lucked out in that regard.

Here are five observations after the quarter mark of the season for the Detroit Red Wings.


All statistics via NHL.com.

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