Be Disciplined - Detroit needs to stay out of the penalty box. Play hard, but don't take penalties.
Be Competitive - The team burned a ton of energy against Colorado, especially the defense with the injury to Kronwall. Fatigue could be a factor. We need to be mentally tough to get over that.Have a Balanced Attack
- All fourth lines need to contribute. Phoenix doesn't give you much, so the Wings need to make the most of their chances.