By Pat Caputo/Follow on Twitter

The Red Wings loss tonight at Chicago was telling. It wasn’t so much that the Red Wings were defeated – the Blackhawks are the defending Stanley Cup champs and a powerhouse – but how.

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Chicago, which added four players near the trade deadline, dominated the Red Wings, who stood pat.

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It pointed to the difference between the two franchises at this stage. The Blackhawks are what the Red Wings used to be, but no longer are.

Agree with that assessment? Disagree?

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It will be among the topics Dennis Fithian and I will discussing tonight following the end of game coverage on 97.1, The Ticket.