I was accused yesterdayùand maybe properly soùof sounding a bit too panicked about the Red Wings' season after their 4-3 loss to the Blues on Friday. It was the first game of the season, and there is more than enough time to correct mistakes from a one-goal loss in the first week of October. Believe me, I'm not panicked about the season at all. This is still one of the top teams in the Western Conference. Saturday was the team's chance to make up for Friday's defeat, and instead Detroit was soundly beaten once again by St. Louis in Stockholm, this time by a 5-3 margin. Things were looking great for the Red Wings when Tomas Holmstrom and Dan Cleary got goals in the first 2:08 of the game. But once the Red Wings' penalty kill got going, the lead evaporated. A result of 2-0 in favor of Detr ...
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