theScore is previewing each team leading up to the 2016-17 season.
The Detroit Red Wings have not missed the playoffs since 1990, but there's a very real possibility that Joe Louis arena will not host a game past the upcoming regular season, thanks in no small part to the premature departure of Pavel Datsyuk.
Here's a look at the projected depth chart for 2016-17.
|Henrik Zetterberg||Dylan Larkin||Gustav Nyquist|
|Justin Abdelkader||Frans Nielsen||Thomas Vanek|
|Tomas Tatar||Darren Helm||Andreas Athanasiou|
|Drew Miller||RileySheahan||Luke Glendening|
|Danny DeKeyser||Mike Green|
|Niklas Kronwall||Jonathan Ericsson|
|Brendan Smith||Alexei Marchenko|