Good team whose stats are incredibly beefed up by the fact that they play in the Central Division which is easily the weakest in the Western Conference AND the NHL overall. 24 of their 82 games have been played this year against Columbus, St-Louis and Chicago. All of those teams are struggling like hell to get a win every 5-10 games. They're just no match for Detroit who gets all those free points with almost no effort. Despite all this, Detroit does indeed rock and is one of the better teams in the league. Still, if they played in a better division, they would have at least 30 less points or so.
Detroit Red Wings Fan: Wow, our Wings are so good. They beat Chicago which doesn't even have half the wins they have! It's so amazing. We truly have the best team even though everybody else has to play often against way better teams.
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The best hockey team ever. They could beat your sorry team anyday.
The Detroit Red Wings, are really, really cool.
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Ten Time Stanley Cup Champion:

1936-37
1943
1950
1952
1954-55
1997-98
2002

A team that is well known for the " feast or famine " persona.

Has lost to the Western Conference Champion three times in a row:

Anaheim Mighty Ducks, 2003, Calgary Flames, 2004, Edmonton Oilers, 2006
All three times before reaching the 3rd Round.

The Red Wings have gone on to win the Stanley Cup every time since 1997 after reaching the Conference Finals.

Always a great Stanley Cup Contender.
" Go Wings Go! "

" The Detroit Red Wings are going to kill Colorado "
by Bill Abnovsky August 19, 2006

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the best team to ever play any sport. i cant remember the last time they missed the playoffs. they are better than any other 2 teams put together
The Detroit Red Wings are 10 times better then your favorite team

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They are better then your hockey team. Est 1926
Steve Yzerman, Gordie Howe, Nickolas Lidstrom, chris osgood

A NHL hockey team proven to be the best ever.
"Whose your favorite NHL team?"

"it doesn't matter because the Detroit Red Wings are better then them"
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This team is possibly the most loved and hated team in the NHL, but their only hated because they have more Stanley Cups than any other American team. So anyone who thinks they suck or have cocky fans can shut their pathetic mouths because they obviously don't know true hockey. They've won 11 cups, and not to mention have been in the playoffs for 20 straight years. Wanna know how difficult that is? Ask Chicago.
Chicago fan: "The Detroit Red Wings fans are so cocky."

Detroit fan: "Only 'cause we win. You can't spell Red Wings without WIN."
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One of the great American hockey teams with 11 cups under their belt and 20 strait playoff runs, this is a prestigious team. Mostly hated due to butthurt newfriends, who are mad because their Chicago Blackhawks got beat by the Red Wings again, or because the Red Wings are at the top of the Central-Division and their team isn't.
RW fan: Yeah The Detroit Red Wings won again!

Butthurt newfriend: oh they suck because all there fans are bandwaggoners.

RW fan: right -_- thats why your team is 10-18
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An amazing fucking hockey team that hadnt not been to the playoffs in so long i dont remember and being one of the only good pro sports teams in michigan besides pistons back in like 04 and tigers every once and awhile to suddenly going to shit around 2016...#RipPlayoffStreak #RipDetroitProSports
1) Hey did the red wings win last night?? I heard theyre one of the best hockey teams ever
2) No they suck now, infact our best coach since scotty bowman left us for Toronto and one of our best centers left us for russia or some shit,

Detroit red wings- a great hockey team that now sucks so that detroit no longer has any good teams in pro sports
by SomeKidFromMichigan February 13, 2017

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