Shut Out Twice in a Row at Home, Red Wings Have Nowhere to Go But Up

Posted: 28th November 2009 by Matt Hutter in NHL
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The Detroit Red Wings have out-shot their last two opponents 80-42 combined. They've been outscored 5-0. The last time the Wings were shut out twice in a row at home was 32 years ago. Yes, I believe this is what addicts refer to as "rock bottom." A strange thing happened to me as I watched the Wings' latest exercise in futility against the visiting Calgary Flames Friday night. After reeling from witnessing yet another goal against during the first minute of the game, another terrible no-goal call from an official, and yet another first-minute goal against to start the third period, a strange calm washed over me. Watching the Wings skate around with limited purpose in the late stages of the third period, I suddenly realized, things can't get any worse for this team. Sure, they could lose a ...

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