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JAKUB KINDL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Red Wings' Kindl happy for a fresh start

Despite putting up a career high in goals last year with five, it was not a good year for Jakub Kindl. Kindl was rarely used last season by Mike Babcock, playing in only 35 games and was a frequent healthy scratch. "It was tough," Kindl said to Ted Kulfan of The Detroit News. "But I was trying to be a good teammate and support the guys at the rink. Some things you can't control,...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Defenseman Kindl looks for a second chance under new coach

Detroit defenseman Jakub Kindl didn't seem to have much of a chance to play under former Detroit coach Mike Babcock. Kindl played in just 35 games last season, and Babcock constantly lamented Kindl's lack of competitiveness. But a new coach means a new chance for Kindl, who has two years left on a four-year contract with the Wings. Jeff Blashill, the former AHL coach who will replace...
Via Fox Sports
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Wings assign Kindl to Griffins for conditioning

Red Wings defenseman Jakub Kindl, out since suffering an elbow injury on Dec. 27, has been loaned to Grand Rapids of American Hockey League for conditioning. The Sumperk, Czech Republic native had appeared in 28 games for Detroit this season, scoring two goals among nine points with 14 penalty minutes and a minus-1 rating. He was second among Wings defenseman with seven points on...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Elbow problem lands Red Wings D Jakub Kindl on injured list

  The Detroit Red Wings have put defenseman Jakub Kindl on the injured list because of an elbow problem. Detroit recalled defenseman Xavier Ouellet from Grand Rapids of the AHL on Tuesday. Ouellet has played in nine games this season with the Red Wings, recording his first NHL point on Nov. 22 at Toronto. He scored his first NHL goal six days later at New Jersey. He has eight points...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings weekly: Happy Holidays in Hockeytown

First, before I get started, I hope everyone is enjoying the Holiday season. The Detroit Red Wings (19-8-9) certainly are after taking care of business this week. They defeated the Buffalo Sabres, 6-3, before going on the NHL Christmas break and then turned around and beat the Ottawa Senators, 3-2 in overtime. I’m certainly thankful that I get to highlight more about the positives...
Via isportsweb.com
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jakub Kindl’s girlfriend, Aferdita Dreshaj, ain’t bad (GALLERY)

Aferdita Dreshaj, the girlfriend of Red Wings defenseman Jakub Kindl, is a model, singer, a top 16 finisher in the 2011 Miss Universe competition.  Dreshaj takes a wicked selfie and is the owner of a pretty fun first name.  She’s 28, Albanian, hates snow and is a poor woman’s Shakira in the music realm. She stands six-feet tall, three inches shorter than Kindl.  Playing professional...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Analytics: Jakub Kindl and Kyle Quincey Lead D in Corsi

The Detroit Red Wings have two often criticized defenseman, Jakub Kindl and Kyle Quincey, and it may surprise some fans then that both players lead the team in “Corsi for %” in all five-on-five situations*. Now many fans may not have bought into the new “analytics movement” that is happening in hockey. Truth be told I have not either. One thing I do like to use the advanced...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
October 22, 2014  |  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 to try &...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Rumors: Ken Holland ‘Very Active’ Trying to Move Jakub Kindl

The Detroit Red Wings sent promising defenseman prospect Xavier Ouellet down to Grand Rapids on Tuesday, but he might be back up before Thursday night’s opener if GM Ken Holland can find a taker for Jakub Kindl. The Wings are currently carrying seven defensemen: Niklas Kronwall, Brendan Smith, Jonathan Ericsson, Kyle Quincey, Danny DeKeyser, Brian Lashoff and Kindl. Ouellet might...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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