Jeff Petry Hits Rock Bottom With His New Team

Published November 2, 2023 at 2:15 PM

Jeff Petry was brought to Detroit to bring a spark to their defensive unit. Sadly things have not gone to plan and he has hit a new low.

Petry's Struggles Continue

Jeff Petry's tenure with the Detroit Red Wings is off to a rocky start. In 6 games played, he has just 2 points and is a minus two. The 35-year-old is a shell of his former self currently. At one point there was Norris Trophy hype for Petry when he was a top-pair defenseman with the Montreal Canadiens.

Jeff Petry for Norris? @PetryJ|@CanadiensMTL

You can't spell Norris without "Jeff Petry should win the Norris Trophy"

Well maybe you can, I'm not your boss

Now the former Norris contender has reached a new rock bottom in his career. After a difficult start it looks as though Petry will be coming out of the lineup.

Petry Hits Rock Bottom

A post on X from Daily Faceoff revealed the new projected lines for the Detroit Red Wings in their next game. The lineup has Petry missing for the first time during his Red Wings tenure indicating he will be a healthy scratch.

Holl will replace Petry on the #LGRW blueline. Projected lineup vs. FLA.




Former Maple Leaf Justin Holl will step into the lineup for the veteran. If this becomes a regular occurrence for Petry as a scratch it could spell the beginning of the end of his career in the NHL.

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Jeff Petry Hits Rock Bottom With His New Team

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