Ozzie on his best day wouldn't win the Cup with this roster.
In 1998, the Wings won in spite of Osgood, when they had a tremendous and motivated roster. In 2008 and 2009, he was great, but the team was also great, especially defensively. This team is garbage. I guess that actually excuses Howard somewhat, but I wouldn't use Ozzie as a comparison to him.
The Wings just aren't the team we used to be and the Cup is not a realistic goal for this type of roster.
Its a break from whatever disfunction Babs has going.