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Abel to Yzerman

Oh...They're Relevant Now?

12/02/2018 at 6:00pm EST

The Avalanche are 15-6-5. Young fast, beloved by the die hard Dive fans who aren't really die hard because that team was forgotten when they started to suck then ignored as they rebuilt. But now that they've done what Chicago and Pittsburgh did years ago? They're back to being adored by the white wine sippers and the vegans and cultural elite in Denver.

The facts, though? That's a damn good, damn fast, damn hot team.

And so here we are. A Detroit team that has refused to tank, gathered steam, begun to believe and may have found the recipe to rebuild as you compete.

26 games into the season the Wings are one game over .500, two points out of a wild card, coming off a violent, comprehensive victory in a place they hadn't won in forever.

What started out as predictably horrible, we now face a season that presents something fascinating.

And those 15-win Avalanche? At home? Not quite as daunting when you consider where the Wings have come from in such a short period of time.

Jeff Blashill is becoming...interesting.

Another night. Another challenge, with Tampa looming.

All we can do is watch and wonder. Seriously.

It's a Live Blog, bitches.

LGRW

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