[tps_header]2015 for the Detroit Red Wings, both the end of the 2014-15 season and the start of the current one, saw many ups and downs for the boys in the winged wheel. They extended their playoff streak to 24-straight years, and even led their division over varying times in the year. But they also experienced another early playoff exit, this time at the hands of the conference champions.
It also saw a slew of goals, of course, some better and more monumental than others. Let’s take a look at a small fraction of the Red Wings’ goals in 2015.[/tps_header]
[tps_title]5. Pavel Datsyuk scores his first of the 2015-16 season[/tps_title]
Pavel Datsyuk got a late start to the 2015-16 season after requiring surgery in the off-season. Now 22 games into his season, he’s got 5 goals among 14 points, already hovering around the middle of the pack for the team. And of course, the first one was the goal that got the ball rolling.