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Enjoying Your Return To The East? - Canucks vs Red Wings Gamethread

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Canucks host the Red Wings, who are having a slightly rougher start in their new conference.

It was exactly 3 years ago (minus a week) that I saw these two teams play :)
It was exactly 3 years ago (minus a week) that I saw these two teams play :)
Rich Lam

7:30pm PDT, TSN

Enemy territory: Winging It In Motown

Over the last several years, the Red Wings and their conglomerate of fans and media have been complaining about being in the Western Conference. Tons of travel, late game starts on the road, and rumoured to be the rougher conference for perennial playoff teams.

After this summer's realignment, Detroit finds themselves back in the East, slotted in with the old Northeast division and the Florida teams. So far, they've had a rougher start, having just lost 4 games in a row! Their points are still solid enough to lock up a wildcard spot if the playoffs started today, but that still doesn't relieve the pressure on a perennial favourite.

Let's remind them how fun the West is. Coconuts go!