So, What If The Red Wings Miss The Playoffs?

November 10th, 2009 by Matt Hutter Leave a reply »
"Why have you changed?"

"It never used to be this way."

"I miss the old you."

Sound familiar?

A bit like an ex-girlfriend? Hell, maybe your current girlfriend?

Given the chance, these are the types of things Red Wings fans would ask their team right now.

Sitting 10th in the conference, 15 games into the season is hardly what fans have grown accustom to over the past decade and a half.

And, despite the fact that there's still tons of hockey left to play, bloggers, sports writers, fan posts and even Red Wings Senior VP Jimmy Devellano are suggesting that perhaps, the Red Wings 18 year run of playoff appearances may come to an end this season.

Let's suppose they're right.

Let's suppose that this year, the Red Wings fail to make the playoffs and leave scores of fans wondering what to do with themselves come mid-April.

What happens after this?

Well, one thing is certain, the entire team, including GM Ken Holland and owners Mike and Marion Illitch will do everything in their power to make sure that the same thing doesn't happen in 2010-11.

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