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It’s officially over.
The Detroit Red Wings, the one constant in playoff hockey for the last quarter century, were officially eliminated from the playoff race last night. It did not end with a bang or even ceremony, they were handily dumped by the Carolina Hurricanes, 4-1, in front of less than 10,000 people.
The streak lasted 26 years, 25 seasons, and more than 9,000 days.
It’s over, and it’s the best thing that could happen to the franchise.
Let’s be honest, it hasn’t been the best season for the Red Wings.
They’re in last place in their division, a 25-season playoff streak is coming to an end, and they are saying goodbye to Joe Louis Arena in a couple week.
But it’s not all bad, in fact, today we have some good news for Red Wings fans.
Ladies and gentlemen, I have some huge, breaking, stunning news about the Detroit Red Wings that may shock you to your core.
Death, taxes and the Detroit Red Wings in the playoffs. Those seemed like the only constants in life over the past 25 years.
Well, now the Red Wings are hot garbage, and yet, they may not be bad enough or have started being this bad soon enough.