As Detroit Red Wings fans anxiously await news, the buzz, excitement and impending changes all combine to create a holiday atmposhere around the NHL trade deadline.
On deadline day, fans agree with Tom Petty’s assessment. The waiting is the hardest part.
For Red Wings players, it’s the moving they dread.
“The position we’re in, it’s certainly on guys’ minds,” Red Wings forward Sam Gagner said. “I won’t lie about that.”