Originally written on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 10/26/14

DETROIT - JUNE 12: Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings warms up before playing against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game Seven of the 2009 NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Joe Louis Arena on June 12, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Its really not a surprise is it? After all, nothing ever comes easy for this edition of the Detroit Red Wings. Five weeks ago, Detroit had to string together four victories in the last week of the season just to make the playoffs. Two week laters, they faced elimination twice and had to win back-to-back games, including a Game 7 on the road against the number two-seed, Anaheim Ducks. So, this Wednesday night in Chicago, the team that continuously teeters on the brink of elimination will be right back on the edge - needing to win a hockey game or the final curtain will finally be drawn on this improbable Red Wing season. Going in to this series if you would have said wed have a chance to play a game seven in Chicago, we would have been pretty happy about it, Red Wing captain Henrik Zetterberg said after the Wings dropped a 4-3 decision, Monday night to the Blackhawks, forcing a winner-take-all Game 7. Zetterbergs declaration about the series going 7 games was a common theme t...
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