Detroit Red Wings: 3 way-too-early takeaways for the 2021-22 season

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The Detroit Red Wings are moving in the right direction.

The Detroit Red Wings are moving in the right direction. After one game, it’s hard to make this assumption, but hey, that’s why these are called “way-too-early takeaways.” But after watching the Red Wings get their season started, they were a fun team to watch.

They may not have had a ton of shots on goal, but they made the most of scoring chances and were in the game and winning until surrendering the game-tying goal late in the third. There were some lapses and penalties that led to the Red Wings losing, but they were fun to watch nonetheless.

With the young players on the roster, it seems like the future is bright, and this season is going to show that. The Red Wings are starting to piece together pieces of their team that will be part of the future, and it’s great for fans to sit back and watch it unfold.

The Red Wings are not going to contend for the playoffs this year; though captain Dylan Larkin said he wants to play meaningful games in April and beyond, they appear as if they are going to show improvements.

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Once again, all three of these are way-too-early predictions. There’s a distinct chance that these all sound very stupid two months down the line. But hey, let’s live a little.