Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 4/3/13
Remember when the NHL trade deadline was a holiday in Detroit? Names like Murphy, Chelios, Schneider, and Stuart came to Detroit via trade for prospects becoming what turned out pretty significant pieces to an elaborate hockey puzzle. Well we’re three years removed from the last impact move for the Wings while fans are reminded of how things once were with the Penguins loading up with player after player preparing themselves for a cup run. This was Detroit’s last shot in the Western Conference and they should of decided a better path than standing pat. Instead on April 3rd 3:00PM, 2013 what did the Detroit Red Wings do to reward your fandom?… Nothing again! This is year three of having the ability to take on money with cap space available. It’s becoming more common to see guys walk out the door instead of new faces walking in. I’ve also been told all this time Detroit is Hockeytown in which case don’t you think the time, the money, and the energy you put forth for your team you deserve
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