The Wings earned 14 more power plays than their opponents at home (154-140), but gave back almost that entire margin on the road (160-147).
Special Teams Goal Margin: +12
The Wings' power play was among the NHL's most efficient, with 67 goals and a 22.3-percent success rate. The penalty killing was middle of the pack at 82.3 percent.
Goals by defensemen: 41
Nicklas Lidstrom had 16 goals and 62 points at age 40. Niklas Kronwall added 11 goals, but the Wings will miss retired Brian Rafalski, who had 4 goals and 44 assists.
2010-11 SEASON STATS
|2010-11 Points||104 (3rd West/6th NHL)|
|Change from 2009-10||+2|
|Home Points||48 (11th West/16th NHL)|
|Road Points||56 (2nd West/2nd NHL)|
Total: 13-6-4 OT: 9-6 SO: 4-4
The Wings won eight of their 12 road games that went past regulation, going 4-2 in both overtime and the shootout.
Times Scored First: 41
Detroit had more wins (17) than anyone in the West when allowing the game's first goal. They scored first just 19 times on the road, but went home empty-handed just once (15-1-3).
Best 2010-11 Number: 11
Consecutive seasons the Wings have amassed at least 100 points in the standings, an NHL record. The last time they missed was 1998-99, when they had 93.
Worst 2010-11 Number: 84
Goals allowed by the Wings in the opening period, the third-highest total in the League and the most of any playoff team. Detroit was outscored 84-75 in the opening period, including 45-35 at home.
The Wings have a pair of six-game homestands and no trip longer than a five-gamer that's broken up by the All-Star break. They end the season with seven of their last 10 at Joe Louis Arena.