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This is an idea that many Red Wings fans have a hard time dealing with, but one that must be mentioned.
In just one season, Hudler has gone from being jeered by fans to being cheered for scoring in the 21st home victory. That was just one of his 18 lamp-lighting shots.
Jiri Hudler is having a banner year, no doubt about it. He has become the player that the Red Wings have always wanted him to be, but he did it about three years too late.
Due to him being a "late bloomer," so to speak, Jiri Hudler's trade value has never been higher.
In all reality, it is highly unlikely that we will see a season of this caliber again.
If the Red Wings' front office is considering a big trade, he may be an important piece of the puzzle due to his great numbers.