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The Rest Of The Season For The Wings

01/26/2020 at 12:24pm EST

from Dave Satriano of NHL.com,

With the 2020 Honda NHL All-Star Game over and the 2020 NHL Trade Deadline on Feb. 24 four weeks away, NHL.com is taking a look at where all 31 teams stand heading into the stretch drive of the regular season. Here is the Atlantic Division.

Detroit Red Wings

Record: 12-35-4, 28 points, eighth place in Atlantic

MVP: Tyler Bertuzzi -- The left wing leads the Red Wings in goals (17), is tied with Dylan Larkin for the lead in points (36), and has arguably been their best player. Bertuzzi is four goals and 11 points from NHL career highs set in 2018-19.

Unsung hero: Robby Fabbri -- Since being acquired in a trade with the St. Louis Blues on Nov. 6, Fabbri is second on the Red Wings in goals (10), assists (13) and points (23) in 34 games. The forward has two game-winning goals, second behind Anthony Mantha (three).

Player to watch:Dylan Larkin-- He's taken a dip offensively with 36 points (13 goals, 23 assists) after setting NHL career highs last season with 32 goals and 73 points, but the 23-year-old center is still one of the most exciting players in the League.

Biggest need -- Detroit has allowed the most goals in the NHL (198), scored the fewest (108), is last on the penalty kill (73.3 percent) and 29th on the power play (14.8 percent), so there are many areas that need improvement.

Second-half prognosis -- The Red Wings will likely recall players from Grand Rapids of the American Hockey League to see what they have in the system and look forward to next season. They will be in contention for the No. 1 pick in the 2020 NHL Draft.

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