Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 4/5/13

DETROIT - NOVEMBER 22: General Manager, Ken Holland, of the Detroit Red Wings listens to a question during a press conference on November 22, 2005 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The team was holding a press conference on the condition of player, Jiri Fischer, who collapsed when his heart stopped during a game on November 21. Fisher is listed in improved condition. (Photo by Tom Pidgeon/Getty Images)
We’re now more than 24 hours past the NHL trade deadline and by all account Red Wing fans are still running down Woodward acting as if the sky is falling in Hockeytown. Yes the Wings are fighting for their playoff lives and it was another year that Ken Holland didn’t make that big free agent signing or deal at the deadline to fill some of the holes on the roster. And I’m sure the fans didn’t feel any better seeing teams like Pittsburgh wheeling and dealing like no other, Chicago tinkering with what is already a strong roster and the Columbus Blue Jackets of all teams bringing in a name like Marian Gaborik. It’s also easy to listen to members of the local media, some of which who admittedly don’t watch the NHL consistently call for the Wings to trade for anyone just because they find the product boring or stale. Wings fans, this isn’t Toronto. We should be better than Leafs fans who seem to do nothing but ***** and moan about who their team should’ve signed or clamor for any availab...
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