Originally posted on Habsblog  |  Last updated 1/25/12
I love when the Habs play the Red Wings. Don’t get me wrong – the outcome is usually bad for the Canadiens, but there is something so amazing.. so formerly Montreal, about the Red Wings team. They are about as close as you can come to a “Dynasty” as you can get in modern hockey. They don’t win every year like the Habs used to, but they never draft high – and they’re always good. Their players get old, but they never slow down.  I simply can’t get enough of watching Zetterberg, Datsyk, Lidstrom, Franzen, Kronwall, Filppula, Hudler, and Holmstrom (for those keeping score at home that’s seven Euros filled with ‘heart’ who I’d have on my team any day of the week). They are such a good team. They currently lead the Western Conference with 67 points and are once again early favorites to contend for the Stanley Cup. Even if you hate the Red Wings – you have to respect their consistent professionalism. They find value where other teams do not – and they get the most out of the players the
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