The Detroit Red Wings have played with an array of line combinations since the start of the season.
Each forward on their current roster has seen the ice in some capacity—minus Darren Helm—and many of them in different roles. Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg have already been split up and reunited while 17 different players have skated as a forward.
Coach Mike Babcock has a tendency to shake up the lines in order to provide a spark or help out struggling talents. He’s also not afraid to scratch veterans if he feels another player can improve his lineup.
This writer has a penchant for visualizing certain lineups and perhaps even gets a little nostalgic for past successes. With that in mind, here are five lineup changes the Red Wings could consider.