Minnesota Wild Should Take Note Of Red Wings Style

Joseph GuntherContributor IJune 11, 2009

PITTSBURGH - JUNE 09:  Kirk Maltby #18 of the Detroit Red Wings skates against the Pittsburgh Penguins during Game Six of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals at the Mellon Arena on June 9, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

The Minnesota Wild has won the Northwest Division once and been to the playoffs just three times since its inception. The Detroit Red Wings have won the Central Division every season in that time span.

How are the Red Wings able to do it?

The Red Wings have one of the best scouting staffs, but most importantly the Red Wings system allows it to control the game.

For more on the Red Wings system and its statistics click Minnesota-Wild-Examiner~y2009m6d11-Minnesota-Wild-should-take-note-of-Red-Wings-style">here or visit examiner.com.