I think we could pick as low as 4th, unless they changed the lottery rules this year.
But yeah, I just checked the dictionary for the definition of “pathetic” and found the Winged Wheel 2019-2020 logo.
The thing is, this isn’t even taking a dive! We are just that bad plus injured! Hard to believe there can be that much gap at the bottom in the cap era.
But there can!
According to Sports Club Stats, Detroit is "out"... as in mathematically eliminated from the playoffs.
This may be the earliest playoff elimination I've seen in quite some time. Normally, even when the number says "0.0", there is still a fraction like "0.0000172" and it takes a long time before it really does hit zero. That's amazing how the Wings are nearly 20 points behind Ottawa and New Jersey!
At least you stand a good chance of winning