Ready For More: Veteran Red Wings Far From Being Considered Done

May 28th, 2010 by Justin Colman Leave a reply »
Believe me, I understand what the future holds.

The Los Angeles Kings, Chicago Blackhawks, San Jose Sharks, and Colorado Avalanche, to name a few, are teams on the rise.

With them on the rise, that means there have to be teams going on the decline. Most people look at what happened with Detroit this season and say, "the beginning of the end is approaching for the Wings."

To all of those who believe the Red Wings are done as a dominant team in the NHL, I have one thing to say.

Keep dreaming.

While the finish to the 2010 playoffs was far from what anybody expected out of a Detroit Red Wings team that heralds champions such as Nicklas Lidstrom, Brian Rafalski, Pavel Datsyuk, and Henrik Zetterberg, this team was gassed.

They finished a seven game series with a Phoenix Coyotes team that they underestimated, and never got the benefit of resting from that series. They only had one day between games to rest and then their series with San Jose began.

Just jot this down somewhere if you could: Detroit has played more games, in the regular season and playoffs than any other NHL team since the 2006-2007 se ...

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