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Ugly Team Stats

from Ted Kulfan of the Detroit News,

There have been a lot of things ailing the Red Wings this season, some more than others.

Lack of offense has been a problem often, and never more so than in recent games.

The Wings are coming off a four-game road trip in which they scored five goals total. In the 10 games since they’ve returned from the All-Star break, the Wings have scored a grand total of 14 goals.

It’s just not good enough to win – and the Wings obviously haven’t been doing that often (two wins in those 10 games, none in the last four).

“We’re in a stretch right now where we have to find a way out of this,” forward Dylan Larkin said. “Find a way as a team to generate more offensively and have to make sure they go in.”

The Wings have 123 goals – by far the lowest in the NHL. Their goal-differential is an amazing minus-106; Ottawa has the second-worst differential at minus-44.

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damndog revenge   From the bowels of Detroit's avatar

Only 21 games to go!  Then a really needed off season.

Posted by damndog revenge From the bowels of Detroit on 02/17/20 at 07:21 PM ET

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It’s too bad the forwards haven’t stayed healthy to any real degree because if all the skilled forwards were playing consistently then at least this might’ve been a fun year to watch the team lose, rather than the slow-motion train wreck that it’s been.

Posted by BaromirBragr on 02/18/20 at 10:46 AM ET

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I thought Helm had a pretty good plus/minus BUT I remembered a lot of his ice time is on the PK.

Stats for the Wings are BAD but reading between the lines helps understand some or a migraine headache

Posted by WingedRider from Saskatoon, SK on 02/18/20 at 03:50 PM ET

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