Jump to content

- - - - -

2013 Red Wings Predictions: Will They Win it All?

  • Please log in to reply
6 replies to this topic

#1 WingsFan19


    4th Line Grinder

  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 278 posts

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:39 AM


#2 SaCkaveli20


    1st Line All-Star

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,097 posts
  • Location:London, Ontario

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:48 PM

I'm definitely not getting my hopes up this year. I'll be happy if we can sneak in to the playoffs. I'm expecting a busy & successful off-season though, which we will regain dominance.

#3 F.Michael


    Old School Dynamic Duo

  • HoF Booster
  • 9,602 posts
  • Location:Wisconsin

Posted 17 January 2013 - 01:05 PM

I'm thinking we'll finish anywhere from 7th thru 10th in the Western Conference.

'Evolution' created by Offsides

#4 kipwinger



  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 8,917 posts
  • Location:Washington, District of Columbia

Posted 17 January 2013 - 01:19 PM

My predictions:


1) Nyquist gets traded early as part of a package to bring in a bigger bodied shut down defender...someone like Anton Volchenkov or Zach Bogosian, though maybe not either of these two guys.  Other pieces may include Emmerton, Kindl, picks. 


2) Tatar becomes injury call-up and performs well as a winger in his new role beside our glut of quality centers.


3) Eaves plays himself back into a regular spot on the fourth line, adding a little depth scoring, playing solid defense, and shoring up the PK units.  Miller is therefore expendable and may be traded at the deadline if there's any interest.


4) Brunner performs well, though probably not star level (this season), as he adjusts to the NHL game.  12 goals, 20 assists.


5) Gustavsson improves greatly since his Toronto days.


6)  Franzen plays like a stud in his new Holmstrom role.


7) With the defense shored up, the bottom six as good or better than any in the league, improved goaltending, and quality top six scoring, Detroit makes the playoffs advancing (at least) to the WCF.


Edit:  Tom Renney will improve the PP considerably as well. 

Edited by kipwinger, 18 January 2013 - 11:02 AM.

I'm a Paul Heyman guy. 

#5 WingsFan19


    4th Line Grinder

  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 278 posts

Posted 17 January 2013 - 01:28 PM

I like your predictions! Good choices. 

#6 Z Winged Dangler

Z Winged Dangler

    The Holy Clapper!

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 6,247 posts
  • Location:Winnipeg, MB

Posted 17 January 2013 - 02:08 PM

Wings win the Cup thus meaning no one else does. No other predictions need be made.

I like this team.

#7 shoobiedoobin


    4th Line Grinder

  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 348 posts

Posted 17 January 2013 - 02:13 PM

We can. To me the two biggest factors in the postseason are luck and hard work. We control one of those things. Simple as that.

Similar Topics Collapse

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users