This has been a roller coaster season for the Detroit Red Wings. Their season-long struggles have been well documented, and many believed that Detroit’s 25-year playoff streak would finally be snapped this year.
Now, the Red Wings have found life again. They have won three straight games, all against some impressive teams (Pittsburgh, Montreal, Boston) and are currently four points back of a playoff spot. The offense finally seems to be firing on all cylinders, and key players are starting to produce. If the Red Wings are able to continue their impressive play, they will have no problem making the playoffs for a 26th consecutive season for these five reasons.