Many of us thought that theyd never make it this far.
In all honesty, most of us believed they wouldnt even make the playoffs, but here they were - one shot, one goal away from making the Western Conference final. It wasnt meant to be.
Detroits season came to an abrupt end Wednesday night in Chicago, as the Wings dropped a 21 overtime decision to the Blackhawks in their winner-take-all Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals.
As much as we may appreciate the Wings effort and the endless hours of entertainment they provided us during their unforeseen playoff run, the fact is, they blew a 3-1 lead in this series.
It doesnt matter whether Chicago was the best team in the league or not, the Wings had a magnificent opportunity and wasted it. And they know it.
Guys should be proud and disappointed, Daniel Cleary said We had three chances to close them out and we just didnt get it done.
Ultimately its about winning. Regardless of the situation and the breaks that fall or dont fal...