Pro Hockey Talk’s Adam Gretz went the short route with this week’s set of power rankings, and he’s spot on in issuing the following sentence regarding the Red Wings’ present and future:
19. Detroit Red Wings (LW: 19). Whether they make the playoffs this season or not is not really important. What is important is they have a real core of young stars to build around for the next decade and beyond.
Continued; amen to that.