The Detroit Red Wings will get comfortable on the road for the rest of their games in the month of February.
After consecutive losses to the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday and the Montreal Canadiens on Monday, the Red Wings begin their six game road trip on Wednesday night against the Chicago Blackhawks. The quality of opponents doesn’t drop off after Wednesday, as there is only one team the Red Wings face that will miss the playoffs in the Dallas Stars.
The Red Wings are currently third in the Eastern Conference Atlantic division, six points behind the conference-leading Canadiens. Even with losing their last three games, the Red Wings are 6-3-1 in their last 10 games and have a great opportunity to evaluate themselves against some of the top teams in hockey in hostile environments.
A poor road trip can have the team realizing there is still a lot of work left to do in the regular season before venturing into the postseason.
A successful road trip can provide an aura of confidence for the team that can start believing they are serious contenders for the Stanley Cup.
According to ScoreBig.com, there are more than 1,000 Detroit Red Wings tickets available for their game against the Chicago Blackhawks on February 18th at the United Center in Chicago, IL. It has the highest average ticket price between the two Red Wings game this week, with a price of $247.83 and a walk-in price of $93.
The Red Wings against the Dallas Stars at the American Airlines Center on February 21st has an average ticket price of $187.99 with a walk-in price of $54. There are more than 2,300 tickets remaining for this game.
Will the Red Wings rise to the occasion of competing night after night on the road against some of the league’s top competition? The one thing we will find out is that the hockey universe will learn if the Red Wings are pretenders or contenders for the 2015 Stanley Cup.