The 5 Worst Coaches in Detroit Red Wings History

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The 5 Worst Coaches in Detroit Red Wings History

Believe it or not, there was a time when the storied Detroit Red Wings franchise wasn't going to the playoffs every year and wasn't competing for the Stanley Cup every spring.

The team just celebrated 20 straight appearances in the playoffs, which is a professional sports record, not just in hockey.

But this geezer remembers, all too well, when the Red Wings were a league-wide joke and when they were nicknamed the "Dead Things."

Coaching those bad Red Wings teams wasn't an easy deal, because the personnel was so bad. That said, I'm still plucking five bedraggled men whose tenures were pockmarked with bizarre behavior, silly disputes and above all, LOSING.

Here are, without further ado, the 5 Worst Red Wings Coaches of All Time.

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