The Hockey PDOcast

Episode 366: Rebuilding the Red Wings

Episode Summary

Prashanth Iyer joins the show to deep dive the Detroit Red Wings rebuild. We discuss how they got to where they are, what they've been doing this offseason, and how they can improve their outlook moving forward. Topics include: 3:30 Last year's historically bad results 8:00 How did they get to this point? 12:00 The turning point for the franchise 18:00 The various forms of tanking 24:00 The agenda being their moves this offseason 29:00 Identifying who's part of the core 35:00 Finding creative ways to add assets 42:00 Injecting elite talent in future years 49:00 Allowing goalies to do the tanking for you