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Don't let last night's score fool anyone.
Despite putting up a plus-three rating, Kyle Quincey (shown without his stick above) leads a cast of defensive inconsistency on the Red Wings' blue line.
Although he now has a plus-six rating on the year, Quincey is one of the main problems with the Detroit penalty kill.
The first power play shot is usually stopped, leaving the defenseman closest to the net (usually Quincey) to clear the puck. Most of the time, this clearing attempt either doesn't get out of the zone or simply does not happen at all.
The play usually ends up in the back of the Red Wings' net.
Sure, Quincey has his bright spots, but usually Red Wings fans hold their breath when Quincey attempts to clear the puck out of the zone.
Quincey is also far less physical than he needs to be.
With 19 blocked shots in 10 games, Quincey is helping his goaltenders out there, but he has been credited with just five hits in those 10 games. Not very good for someone playing almost 20 minutes a night who is supposed to be physical in front of his own net.