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from Ansar Khan of Mlive, Detroit Red Wings defenseman Ian White saved a goal by blocking a shot with his face on Saturday. But he paid a price.
White will miss the upcoming four-game road trip due to a fractured cheekbone. General manager Ken Holland said he will be out 1-2 weeks.
“He’ll be able to play with it, once it heals reasonably well,’’ Holland said. “He’ll just need to wear some facial protection.’‘
The Red Wings will recall defenseman Brendan Smith from the Grand Rapids Griffins. He will serve the fifth and final game of his NHL suspension Tuesday in St. Louis. The club will then decide whether to keep him for the rest of the trip or send him back….
Holland said the team will place either White or forward Todd Bertuzzi on short-term injured reserve to make room for Smith.
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Ian White lunged headfirst across the crease, trying desperately to protect Detroit's one-goal lead in the third period.
As the defenseman slid in front of the net, Dallas' Jamie Benn flipped the puck toward the goal. It hit White in the face and stayed out.
''He took one for the team, that's for sure,'' Detroit defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom said. '...
As part of the Hockey Hall of Fame induction ceremonies in Toronto on Monday, FOX Sports Detroit Red Wings analyst Mickey Redmond received the Foster Hewitt Memorial Award for outstanding contributions as a hockey broadcaster.
The following is what our FOXSportsDetroit.com readers had to say to Mickey for winning the award and what he means to them:
Jim M., Anchorage, Alaska:...
As reported by NHL.com today, Jimmy Howard is this week's Second Star:
Howard is now tied for first with three shutouts after picking up two in his past four starts and surrendering just four goals total over that span. Howard helped the Red Wings turn things around by blanking the Anaheim Ducks and Edmonton Oilers, and giving up just two goals in wins against the Colorado...
Ian White's next dinner is on Jimmy Howard. "I told him I'd buy him dinner in St. Louis," Howard said. White suffered a fractured cheekbone Saturday night while blocking a puck with his face in the third period of the Red Wings' 5-2 victory over the Dallas Stars and won't be making the trip that begins tonight in St. Louis.
Johan Franzen had a goal and assist on seven shots in leading the Red Wings to a 5-2 win over Dallas Saturday night (Photo by Dave Reginek)
DETROIT – The Mule...
DETROIT (AP) Johan Franzen, Darren Helm and Brad Stuart scored in the third period, and the Detroit Red Wings went on to a
5-2 win over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night.
It was Red Wings Day in downtown Toronto today -- at least at the Hall of Fame and a nearby restaurant.
Johan Franzen, Darren Helm and Brad Stuart scored in the third period, and the Detroit Red Wings went on to a 5-2 win over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night.
Dallas Stars (11-4-0, 22 pts) @ Detroit Red Wings (8-5-1, 17 pts)
6:00 PM CT, November 12, 2011
Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan
The Stars have a short rest from last night's game as they take on the Detroit Red Wings on the final game in their four-game road trip tonight. Dallas is coming off a tough game last night, one in which they lost Alex Goligoski to a broken thumb...
Dallas Stars (11-3-0, 22 points – 1st, Pacific Division)
@ Detroit Red Wings (7-5-1, 15 points – 3rd, Central Division)