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The Daily: Can Red Wings Sustain This Incredible Start?; Berggren Returns to Grand Rapids

Detroit is leading the NHL in goals



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How good are the Red Wings? It's going to be fun finding out.

DHN’s Kevin Allen put forth the question of how much of the fast start made by the Detroit Red Wings this NHL season will prove to be sustainable?

Certainly, it’s a questionable everyone from hockey experts to even the most casual of Red Wings fans are pondering.

Will Detroit continue to lead the NHL in goals? Is Alex DeBrincat going to win the Rocket Richard Trophy? Could DeBrincat or captain Dylan Larkin become the Art Ross Trophy winner? Will the Red Wings finish with the NHL’s No. 1 power?

The answer to all those questions is probably not.

Still, after years of being NHL outsiders, isn’t is wonderful to even be having these conversations about the Red Wings?

Red Wings In Case You Missed It

  • In this paywall piece DHN looks at why suiting up veterans such as J.T. Compher and Shayne Gostisbehere is so valuable for Detroit

  • Looking at how Lucas Raymond is fitting into the Red Wings top line alongside Dylan Larkin and Alex DeBrincat
  • Detroit prospects like Sebastian Cossa were stepping up on the weekend in AHL action with the Grand Rapids Griffins
  • Alex DeBrincat is scoring at a record pace for the Red Wings

Red Wings Next Game

The Seattle Kraken are at Little Caesars Arena on Tuesday to face the Red Wings in what will be an 8:23 p.m. ET start. The Kraken are 3-0-1 all-time against Detroit. On Monday, the Red Wings were returning winger Jonatan Berggren to the AHL Grand Rapids Griffins.

Atlantic Division

Boston: Boston Bruins forward Jake DeBrusk took the blame for sleeping in and missing a team meeting which led to his healthy scratch in Anaheim.

Montreal: With the second-most cap space of any team, the Montreal Canadiens are well-positioned if they seek to enter into the NHL trade market.

Florida: Goalie Anthony Stolarz is expected to make his first start for the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night when Anthony Duclair and the San Jose Sharks come to town.

Ottawa: The Ottawa Senators were the top Canadian team when TSN released its first NHL power rankings of the season.

Toronto: Max Domi is comparing Toronto Maple Leafs backup goalie Joseph Woll to Carey Price.

Tampa Bay: Hear what former Red Wings center Luke Glendening has to say about his new club, the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Pittsburgh: Has the sputtering start of the Pittsburgh Penguins already subsided the optimism the club was feeling during the preseason?

Philadelphia: Headed by names such as Matvei Michkov and Cutter Gauthier, the Philadelphia Flyers look to be well-stocked in high-end prospects.

New Jersey: the New Jersey Devils are placing former Red Wings forward Tomas Nosek on IR.

Washington: The decline of Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin is a hot topic among the national hockey media.

Chicago: As the Chicago Blackhawks were beginning their home schedule for the 2023-24 season, it was a stark reminder of how long it’s been since a Chicago team won a championship.

Colorado: There’s no shortage of stars playing for the Colorado Avalanche. However, it was goalie Alexandar Georgiev who was earning the NHL’s Second Star of the Week.

Nashville: the Nashville Predators made their second NHL waiver claim of the month, grabbing Liam Foudy from the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Vegas: The Vegas Golden Knights may be unbeaten, but that doesn’t mean coach Bruce Cassidy can’t be expecting more out of his top forward line.

San Jose: Not only are the San Jose Sharks winless, they were appearing to be spineless when no player was coming to the aid of goalie Mackenzie Blackwood after he was run over by Nashville’s Filip Forsberg.