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Team Slovenia hockey preview: Looking up

Anza Kopitar will be lucky to play more than four games for Team Slovenia Hockey in the Winter Olympics. Slovenia defied all odds by qualifying for the games with Kopitar and Detroit Red Wings prospect Jan Mursak as the only players most hockey fans would know. Kopitar’s father Matjaz coaches Team Slovenia. Forwards Kopitar and Mursak are the team’s best forwards. Brothers Marcel...
Via The Sports Bank
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jan Mursak Leaves The Wings’ Organization

from Peter J. Wallner of Mlive, Jan Mursak, who was sent down to Grand Rapids Griffins following an injury-riddled stay in Detroit, has decided not to risk the wait to play with another NHL organization next season. The 25-year-old right winger confirmed Tuesday he signed a two-year contract with Amur Khabarovsk, a team in the KHL. The deal, announced in Russia, is for one...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Wings put Mursak on waivers

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Red Wings have put Jan Mursak on waivers, giving teams until noon Saturday to claim the 25-year-old left wing. Mursak has played in only two games for Detroit this season. He had a goal and two assists in 25 games in 2011-12. The Yugoslavia-born Mursak has two goals and two assists in 46 NHL games, all with Detroit. The Red Wings drafted him in the sixth...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings news and notes: Mursak waived, Quincey day-to-day, more…

Jan Mursak waived According to Helen St. James of the Detroit Free Press, the Wings waived oft-injured forward Jan Mursak. Ken Holland stated that the move was done to get Mursak more playing time however James points out that if that extra playing time comes with another team the Wings can live with it. “He needs to play,” general manager Ken Holland told the Free Press. If...
Via The Majors Detroit
February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

A bit odd: Red Wings waive Jan Mursak

Slightly strange news from ESPN's Pierre LeBrun regarding Red Wings forward Jan Mursak: Detroit also places Jan Mursak on waivers today — Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) February 22, 2013 I'm guessing that the Wings want Mursak to get playing time, but potentially losing a warm body given the injury parade of late seems strange. The Free Press's Helene...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings lose another player as Mursak suffers an ‘upper body injury’

Not good, from's Bill Roose: @detroitredwings forward Jan Mursak has an upper body injury and will not return to tonight's game vs. @stlouisblues. — The Wheel Deal (@Bill_Roose) January 20, 2013 Fox Sports Detroit showed an excellent replay of what happened: early in the first period, David Backes launched himself into Mursak at the Wings...
Via Kukla's Korner
January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Jan Mursak played a shift with an opponent's stick stuck to his jersey like a tail (Video)

Detroit Red Wings forward Jan Mursak had a bit of an embarrassing moment Tuesday night when an opponent's hockey stick got caught in the back of his jersey without him knowing it. Mursak skated almost a full minute of a shift dragging the stick behind him on the ice like a tail until he finally figured it out, and he needed the help of a linesman to remove the stick from his...
Via Holdout Sports
February 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Jan Mursak Skates With Extra Stick Stuck In Jersey

File this under, "bizarre things I've never seen before at a hockey game," hashtag #sticktail.During Detroit's 3-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday night, Red Wings' left wing Jan Mursak added an appendage after fighting for a puck in the corner. What happened was a Flames player's stick got caught in Mursak's jersey and Mursak wound up skating...
Via Detroit4lyfe
February 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Wings off-day news: Mursak down, Andersson reflects on his debut and fake Henrik

Good news on the injury front after the Red Wings’ 3-2 win over the St. Louis Blues: the Wings have officially cleared Jan Mursak to play and assigned him to Grand Rapids, result in a 2-week conditioning stint which should yield more speed and depth on the fourth line when Mursak and Chris Conner (broken hand) return from their respective injuries. Here’s the Griffins’ press...
Via Kukla's Korner
December 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Mursak nears his return to practice

Jan Mursak is aiming for a return to the Red Wings' lineup around Christmas. (Photo by Dave Reginek) DETROIT – It’s one thing to be a rookie in a big ci...
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss
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