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Training Camp Day 3, Line Up for 1st Preseason Game

Training Camp is officially over and preseason for the Red Wings begins tomorrow night against the Pittsburgh Penguins.  Here are the lines that Babcock is going with for the start of the game tomorrow: Forwards Helm – Datsyuk – Tatar Jurco- Sheahan – Cleary Miller – Andersson – Frk Hoggan – Athanasiou – Campbell Defensive Pairings Ericsson – Kronwall Ouellet ...
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Detroit Red Wings weekly: Training camp

The countdown to opening night for the Detroit Red Wings is down to 18 days! As we all try to wait patiently, here are this week’s top headlines: Training Camp in Full Swing Traverse City has been taken over by hockey over the past few weeks with the annual prospects tournament and Red Wings’ training camp being held at Centre I.C.E. Arena. Playing in front of standing-room...
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A tale of two Red Wings Swedes: Alfredsson might delay camp debut; Andersson wants to earn job back

The Macomb Daily's Chuck Pleiness has already reported about a Wings training camp try-out and the state of Danny DeKeyser's contract, and when he Tweeted this out, I immediately thought, "Well, the dealine for signing unrestricted free agents is December 1st.." Doesn’t appear Alfredsson will be ready to report to training camp on time
Via Kukla's Korner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Andersson looks forward to better season; HockeyFest comes to The Joe Sunday

DETROIT -- Red Wings forward Joakim Andersson crossed an item off his bucket list this past summer.   "(I) Went to London to see a soccer game, Arsenal's first game," Andersson said after the Wings' informal skate Thursday. "They played Crystal Palace. It's a fun experience and Crystal Palace is also from London so a little bit of a rivalry there so they...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Joakim Andersson out with broken foot

DETROIT -- If you play center for the Red Wings, the odds appear to be against you this season. Joakim Andersson was the latest Wings center to suffer an injury, in this case a broken left foot after blocking a shot on the penalty kill in the second period Sunday in New York. "Usually you shake if off after about five minutes, but I didn't shake it off, it was still hurting...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Injuries continue to haunt the Detroit Red Wings

Riley Sheahan celebrates his goal with Tomas Tatar (Photo credit: Mark J. Terrill/AP) The Detroit Red Wings have had to heavily rely on their youngsters for consistent production this season. The team entered the season with the expectation that their younger players would have to play a more significant role but due to excessive injuries, their current reliance has exceeded that...
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings mid-day news: On Andersson, number retirements, Tweets of note and Wings jobs

Amongst this afternoon's Red Wings-related news... Joakim Andersson spoke with's Mattis Wikstrom--albeit very, very briefly--about re-signing with the Wings... Continue reading "Red Wings mid-day news: On Andersson, number retirements, Tweets of note and Wings jobs"
Via Kukla's Korner
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings overnight report: on Andersson, Coreau and Ericsson’s rusty ‘Guts’

The Red Wings were able to sign Joakim Andersson to a 2-year contract extension for less than the value of his previous contract ($732,500 cap hit per season versus $875,000 for his previous deal) thanks to a combination of two factors...Well, maybe three. First and foremost, the new CBA's league minimum salary dropped back down frrom $750,000 to $550,000; second, Andersson...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings re-sign Andersson

The Detroit Red Wings have re-signed center Joakim Andersson to a two-year contract. The team did not announce financial terms Tuesday. The 24-year-old Andersson was a restricted free agent. Andersson played 38 games for the Red Wings in 2012-13, scoring three goals with five assists. The native of Munkedal, Sweden, also appeared in 14 postseason games. He played in five regular...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Joakim Andersson does his best Russ Tyler impersonation

Joakim Andersson (courtesy of In 1994, Saturday Night Live actor and former Nickelodeon star Kenan Thompson played Russ Tyler, a hockey player from Los Angeles in Disney’s  D2: The Mighty Ducks, staring Emilio Estevez. In the movie, Tyler introduces a new shot to Coach Bombay’s (Estevez) squad: the Knuckle Puck. The shot would come in handy against Team Iceland where...
Via Around The Rink
May 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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