Originally written on Kukla's Korner  |  Last updated 10/18/14
Detroit (5-1-0) are coming off a 7-1 pasting at DC.  The Wings (playing the tail of a B2B) claim they held their own for the first two periods, and they did outshoot the Caps 26-14 through two frames.  But the score at the end of two was 4-1, and the Wings gave up 7 goals on 25 shots.  Please, do not ever put special and teams in the same sentence. Spin that contest however you want, but ugly comes to mind.  Said Babcock:  “We got humbled so bad (Saturday) I would say that we better be ready to go. When things go like they did the other night you want to put them behind as fast as you can. We should be a pretty desperate team (Tuesday).’’ By the same token, if you (rightfully) call the Wings humbled, I have no idea what modifier you’d use to describe the BJ’s play (0-7-1). BJ beat-writer Michael Arace, posted this comment a week ago: Time for Jackets to panic? Ask again after three games: After tonight’s game, the Jackets have a nasty little back-to-back this weekend, when they ...

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