Quite simply, it's lack of sustained offensive pressure. It's easy to blame the defense when the puck is in our own zone for over half the game. I've noticed, time after time, the Wings will gain the blue line, get the puck in the corner, and then lose a battle along the boards. Getting one or two weak shots on goal and then losing the puck for over a minute is not the way to keep a lead. That said, the PP looks better than it has for most of the season, largely due to new guys getting chances and the kids' energy.
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