Young Wings Lift Detroit Into Playoffs, But How Far Can They Fly?

April 15, 2014

"I think they have a good mix of young guys and veterans. They have a better defense than people give them credit for. I think they're going to get hot."

Helene St. James, Detroit Free Press.

The Detroit Red Wings will face the Bruins in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs starting Friday night in Boston. It’s Detroit’s 23rd straight post-season appearance, and they made it despite injuries to some of the team’s best players during the regular season. Helene St. James, who covers the Wings for the Free Press, says youth is keeping the team’s playoff streak alive. Click on the audio links above to hear the conversation.

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