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What We Learned: Red Wings keep getting points, but are they ready to compete?

The Detroit Red Wings have just five regulation losses in the last 15 games, and only eight on the season, total.

That's better than all but six other teams in the league, all of whom have had a lot more said and written about them over the past several seasons.

Not that there was a whole lot of reason to talk about the Red Wings for the past several years, given that they were initially in denial about the need for a rebuild and then, in hiring Steve Yzerman to be the general manager, embraced the philosophy for a period of a few seasons.

But then this past summer, it felt as though there are an earnest shift, as the Wings signed name players like Andrew Copp, Dominik KubalĂ­k, and David Perron, among others. They also shored up their goaltending by trading for and extending Ville Husso, who

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