The Wings take their horrendous 3-6-2 road record to EDM tonight trying to snap their current 0-2-1 skid; which has seen them fall out of playoff position. DET find themselves 9th in the WC, only 3 pts from 4th position, and only 5 pts from 15th.
It has been quite some time since the Wings were fighting just to try to get into the playoffs. There is much angst among the 19; lots of finger pointing at the front office, the coach(es), and the players. Something isn't working, and opinion ranges from coaching scheme, line combos, to the talent pool. But it all points to the one thing everyone agrees on, DET just aren't very good right now. The Wings are terrible on the road, scoring goals is a challenge, special teams are still a disaster, and mistakes regularly end up in DET's net.
Winning would help, alot; especially against the teams you should beat (I think). LGRW Continue reading "GDT - Game 28: Red Wings (12-10-5) at Oilers (10-11-5) 9:30"