During the NHL offseason, players from every team come and go, and teams get better and worse.
Over the last 15 years, the Detroit Red Wings have been remarkably good at keeping their team mostly in tact, and plugging in the holes left by players who leave.
The signing of Ian White over the offseason to replace retiring Brian Rafalski would be a perfect example of plugging one of those holes.
However, with a surge of prospects coming through the Grand Rapids and European pipelines, as well as the fact that there are quite a few Red Wings nearing retirement, the Red Wings are headed for some change.
In light of that change, here are five players who questionably won't be seen in the Winged Wheel in the 2012-2013 NHL season.