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Five Happenings That Could Put the Red Wings in the Playoffs (+)



Simon Edvinsson, Red Wings prospect

The Detroit Red Wings were six wins short of qualifying for the NHL playoffs this season. They have now missed postseason for seven consecutive seasons. The last time they were in the postseason was 2016. The last time the Red Wings won a playoff series was 2013.

How do the Red Wings make up those six wins to get in next season?

Here are five happenings that help the Red Wings make up ground:

1. Sign Top-notch Backup Goaltender

The backup will get roughly 25 starts, and maybe more depending on Ville Husso’s level of play and injuries. Last season, the Red Wings’ backups only won 34.6% of those games.

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