Red Wings' Amazing Home Cookin'

Red Wings' Amazing Home Cookin'

The Red Wings have won 20 straight home games, an NHL record, and think about it this way: Can you perform any task well 20 times in a row, with no mistakes?

Try parallel parking 20 straight times without hitting the curb once. Can you set your DVR properly 20 straight times, without recording the wrong show or forgetting to add an hour in case the game goes to overtime? I can't even remember to charge my phone 20 nights in a row.

The last time the Wings lost at home was Nov. 3. That was three weeks before Ndamukong Suh stomped on that Green Bay Packer. We were wondering when we would get our first winter storm. OK, we still are. Anyway, it has been a long time.

The Wings' streak is amazing by any measure, but what amazes me most is that I have no earthly idea why it has happened. I mean, the Wings are one of the best teams in the NHL, maybe even the best. We can all see that. But that does not explain 20 straight home victories.

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