8 Reasons The Detroit Red Wings Season Will Be Great

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Jan 20, 2015; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Red Wings left wing Teemu Pulkkinen (56) receives congratulations from defenseman Xavier Ouellet (61) after scoring in the first period against the Minnesota Wild at Joe Louis Arena. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Help is always available in Grand Rapids

Take your pick. Dylan Larkin. Anthony Mantha. Andreas Athanasiou. Tyler Bertuzzi. Xavier Ouellet. Alexey Marchenko. Joe Hicketts. Ryan Sproul.

The Red Wings have one of the most fertile farm systems in hockey. There’s a plethora of talent waiting to come to the NHL and while they wait, they’re coached by one of the best in Todd Nelson, who made an underachieving Edmonton Oilers team better. Many argue that Larkin may even break camp with the Red Wings.

Regardless of what happens, the Red Wings have talent waiting, and getting better while they’re waiting. The future isn’t just bright–it’s glowing with potential stars.

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