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.