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Injuries Threaten Red Wings' Playoff Streak

March 10, 2014



"You take two players like that out of anybody's lineup, it is incredibly hard to mask."

Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press on the injuries to Wings' stars Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk.

Will there be playoff hockey this spring in Hockeytown? The Red Wings have made the NHL’s post-season for 22 straight seasons, but that streak is in jeopardy because of injuries to key players. Helene St. James, who covers the team for the Detroit Free Press, says the loss of Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk are especially painful. She talked about it with WDET's Pat Batcheller. Click on the audio links to hear the conversation.