Caputo: Three Reasons The Red Wings Will Be A Threat To Capture The Stanley Cup Next Season

By: Pat Caputo

1. The Red Wings have the Big 3 in Henrik Zetterberg, Pavel Datsyuk and Jimmy Howard. Zetterberg proved to be a terrific leader during his first season as captain, Datsyuk remains one of the most-skilled players in the NHL and Howard dsiplayed he is a money goalie, both during the regular season and the playoffs.

2. The Red Wings are developing a young nucleus of players, who got their first extensive taste of playoff experience this year. They performed surprisingly well and should learn from it to become better in the future. I see Gustav Nyquist and Brendan Smith as having especially high ceilings.

3. There is plenty of salary cap space available for general manager Ken Holland to improve the Red Wings this off season.


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