Patience, not panic, is Detroit's mantra

Updated: October 29, 2009, 4:40 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

We happened to be talking to the general manager of a struggling NHL club this week, and he related a recent conversation he'd had with Detroit GM Ken Holland.

One word kept coming up in the conversation with Holland, the GM recalled: patience.

Patience, patience, patience.

It's this methodology of patience before panic that has kept the Wings in good stead for most of the past decade and a half. And if history is any judge, patience likely will see them ...

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