These players I highlighted are expected to be the best every game, regardless of the occasion and the magnitude of the game.
As with any championship hockey team, there are always the role players who may not be recognized for their contributions.
For this list, there were many possibilities. This season has been full of unsung heroes for the Red Wings in their run toward a Stanley Cup.
With the way head coach Mike Babcock carefully crafts his lineup, he's been getting the most out of every player this postseason.
Here are the three most important contributors that have been unsung during the team's run toward the Cup.