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Red Wings Daily (10/20/14): Franzen on IR, Howard a Go, and Around the NHL

Red Wings Updates Detroit could see Pavel Datsyuk back as soon as this week During practice on Monday, Pavel Datsyuk was no longer wearing a grey jersey indicating injury. He donned the red jersey and was put on a line with Justin Abdelkader and Henrik Zetterberg. Looks like his return could be sooner rather than later. He’s a strong possibility for Tuesday in Montreal. The question...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings return Petr Mrazek to Grand Rapids

Jimmy Howard's slight groin injury must have healed: RED WINGS RETURN MRAZEK TO GRIFFINS … 22-Year-Old Goaltender Has Appeared in 11 Career NHL Games for Detroit … DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings today assigned goaltender Petr Mrazek to the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins. A native of Ostrava, Czech Republic, Mrazek owns a 2.00 goals-against average and a 0...
Via Kukla's Korner
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings weekly: Zetterberg ousts the Maple Leafs

The Detroit Red Wings (3-1-1) are off to a fast start this season and aren’t showing any signs of slowing down. Two weeks in and the Red Wings have claimed 7 out of a possible 10 points. All 7 of the points came against Atlantic Division and Original Six rivals: Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs. Here’s my recap of the week that was for the Red Wings starting off with...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings Daily (10/19/14): On Zetterberg, Weiss and Around the NHL

RED WINGS UPDATE RED WINGS DEFEAT LEAFS IN OVERTIME The Red Wings and the Maple Leafs squared off again on Saturday night, this time in the Joe Louis Arena. The crowd was electrifying and the game was thrilling as they went into overtime with a 0-0 tie.  With 10 seconds left to go,  Henrik Zetterberg blasted a one timer home after a beautiful pass from Niklas Kronwall to give...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings Injury Update: Jimmy Howard placed on IR

Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard is out with a sore groin, as reported by Ansar Khan of MLive.com. He has been placed on the 48-hour goaltender injured reserve list, and is eligible to return to the lineup on Tuesday.#486294103 / gettyimages.comIt's unclear when exactly the injury occurred. Howard stopped 23 of 24 shots in a 4-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Roster scenarios when Datsyuk returns

The Detroit Red Wings (2-1-1) are floating on cloud nine after Friday’s dominating 4-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre. Surely while they’re up there a few players can see the dark cloud approaching. Franzen scored a pair of goals Friday but left the game with leg spasms. After the game he said it’s not a serious injury and would want to play again Saturday...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Howard out with a groin injury, Franzen a game time decision

The Red Wings didn’t come out totally unscathed during last night’s dominating 4-1 victory over the Maple Leafs. According to various reports goaltender Jimmy Howard — whose had a nice start to the season — is suffering from a tender groin and has been placed on the 48-hour IR. He could return as early as Tuesday. Jimmy Howard has a sore groin. He's on 48 hour goalie...
Via The Majors Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEOS: Henrik Zetterberg Sets Up Johan Franzen for a Pair of Goals

Henrik Zetterberg assisted on all four of the Detroit Red Wings’ goals Friday night, in an impressive 4-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs. Johan Franzen capitalized on the first two Zetterberg feeds — their first connection handed Detroit an early 1-0 lead, then Franzen made it 2-0 in the second period. Gustav Nyquist and Justin Abdelkader tacked on goals later in the game...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Leafs inquired about Mike Babcock

It looks as though Mike Babcock could be a hot commodity on the free agent market this NHL offseason. The Detroit Red Wings head coach reportedly turned down an extension from the team, and he might already have received another offer. Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos reported Friday that the Toronto Maple Leafs inquired about Babcock’s status during a call with the Red Wings earlier...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Leafs talked to the Red Wings about Mike Babcock

If you want to add a little bit of intrigue to tonight’s, Red Wings/Leafs game tonight (not that it’s much, if at all), here you go… According to Sportsnet.com’s Nick Kypreos, the Maple Leafs apparently made a phone call to the Red Wings earlier this year to discuss an array of topics including head coach Mike Babcock. Kypreos adds that the conversation took place prior to...
Via The Majors Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Red Wings’ Mike Babcock Rejects ‘Firm Offer’ To Stay With Team

Mike Babcock will be getting plenty of phone calls from suitors when his contract with the Detroit Red Wings expires at the end of this season. The Red Wings, however, want to make sure that doesn’t happen and reportedly have sent at least one “firm offer” for him to stay in Detroit. According to The Hockey News, Babcock has turned down the offer. Publicly, Babcock and general...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Babcock is not answering questions about his future

Where will Mike Babcock coach beyond 2014-15? That’s the question everyone has been asking and Babcock is tired of talking about the matter. Following his team’s morning skate, the Red Wings announced he will not be answering any questions regarding his coaching plans for the future. Interestingly, Babcock post-morning skate presser began with Wings PR guy saying Babcock not...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: What Sort of Team is the 2014-15 Version?

Gustav Nyquist is off to another hot start with three goals in three games. By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) One week into the season, and the Detroit Red Wings are already a conundrum. They won their opener against a perennial contender in Boston that is also an enigma so far this season. They lost a game in the final minute against another Stanley Cup hopeful in Anaheim and likely deserved...
Via The Hockey Guys
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings weekly: Controversial defeat

Two games into the season and the Detroit Red Wings (1-1-0) can already start the counter of points they should of had but watched them slipped away. Anahiem Duck’s Captain Ryan Getzlaf buried the game winner top-shelf with 23.6 seconds remaining after what appeared to be a hook to the hands of Niklas Kronwall. Much to the dismay of Mike Babcock and Wings’ fans, no penalty was...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Red Wings shopping Jakub Kindl

The Detroit Red Wings are looking to trade defenseman Jakub Kindl and are apparently “very active” in talking to other teams about a potential deal. The defenseman hasn’t performed as the Red Wings had hoped and they are now attempting to remove his average $2.4 million cap hit from the books. Here’s the report: Told Red Wings are "very active" in taking calls...
Via Puck Drunk Love
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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