I’m so angry about this game that I don’t know where to start.
You know how I said in the pregame that the Bruins could beat the Wings playing the Wings’ game? We saw that, tonight. Boston had the puck all night. Detroit never had a chance.
Yeah, if you want to spin it as one soft goal, a bad line change, and an empty-netter, you can make it look not as bad for Detroit. “All we have to do is fix these couple, small things.” But let’s say you fix those things… Boston’s still got the puck something like 75% of the time. They’re going to score, more likely than not. It’s one thing if you “should” have won if not for those errors, it’s another when you deserved to lose but the goals against just happened to come on stupid mistakes.
Are the Wings still in it? Of course. I said in the pregame I think a longer series benefits Detroit and if they win on Thursday, we’ve got a split of the first four games.
Are the Wings still in it if they play like they did tonight? Not a chance. They’ve got to find a way to wake the hell up.