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The Wings Liked Their Game Last Night

02/06/2021 at 7:27am EST

from Ted Kulfan of the Detroit News,

The Wings (2-8-2) saw their winless streak reach eight games (0-6-2), while they continue a rugged six-game trip with games Sunday and Tuesday in Florida.

But looking poor in many categories in Wednesday's one-sided loss, this was a close game until the end, with the Wings probably deserving a better fate.

"That's more conducive to the type of hockey we have to play to be successful," coach Jeff Blashill said. "They leaned on us a bit in the third (period), but until then, we didn't give them much.

"We defended well, we were on top of them and we hounded them. We had chances (offensively) and we have to find a way to convert more of those chances in the first half of the game. But that's the way we have to play. We've been in those 2-1 games and we have to find a way to win them.

"We can't stray from it."

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