Detroit Red Wings: 7 Reasons Why the Wings Can Still Fly Even with 7 Players Out

January 16th, 2011 by Matt Hutter Leave a reply »
So, on Friday night, right after the Red Wings lost to the Columbus Blue Jackets and you found at that not one, but two more players had gone down to injury, you might have freaked out a little bit.

Upon hearing that Tomas Holmstrom would be gone for about a month with a broken hand, your left eye might have started to twitch a little and your teeth merged together into a grinding sneer.

If after that, when you heard that Jimmy Howard was also going to be sidelined with a knee injury, you fell to the ground shaking uncontrollably and foaming at the mouth, it's okay, I understand.

After last season's unprecedented and unrelenting plague of injuries, it seemed almost impossible that anything close to that could happen two years in a row.

Nevertheless, here we are, with seven regular players out of the lineup and what was shaping up into another banner season in Motown, is turning into another disaster that could send many fans screaming for the hills.

Again, it's understandable if you're panicky right now, but don't start assuming the fetal position just yet.

Unlike last season, the Wings have a lot more going for them ...

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