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After 20 Games

11/13/2019 at 10:10pm EST

from Ted Kulfan of the Detroit News,

Tuesday’s win gave the Wings their first three-game winning streak of the season. They are 7-12-1, which puts them 27th in a 31-team league.

The Wings’ negative-29 goal differential is the worst in the league by eight goals. They have the NHL’s worst penalty kill (69.3 percent). More than a few players have been underwhelming through this first quarter.

But, the win streak and the promising signs shown by a few young players give the Wings and their fans hope for the remainder of the 2019-20 schedule and beyond.

Here's what we learned from the first 20 games:

Digging a hole

What soured the season to this point was the Wings losing 12 of 13 games, after winning three of four to open the season,

which created a ton of instant excitement.

read on

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