No. 30: Detroit Red Wings

Ultimate Standings 2012

Updated: September 7, 2012, 12:10 PM ET
By Jeff Gold | ESPN The Magazine

Last year's rank: 17 Title track: 7 Ownership: 2 Coaching: 13 Players: 19 Fan relations: 5 Affordability: 60 Stadium experience: 103 Bang for the buck: 57

Fans from Hockeytown are happy with the on-the-ice product. The Wings have been in the playoffs for 22 straight seasons and have four Stanley Cups during that span. Fans love owner Mike Ilitch, GM Ken Holland and coach Mike Babcock, and they have few objections with a roster that is consistently among the NHL's most talented. However, ...

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