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Red Wings place struggling forward Andersson on waivers

The Detroit Wings placed forward Joakim Andersson on waivers Friday prior to the team's road game against the Atlantic Division-rival Buffalo Sabres.If unclaimed on Saturday, the 26-year-old Andersson will be shuffled to Grand Rapids of the American Hockey League. General manager Ken Holland told reporters that the move was made with the salary cap in mind, as the team is only carrying...
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Notes: Wings return home after successful trip

After playing the last six games on the road, the Red Wings will be home for the next three before the All-Star break. "It's going to be nice going home," captain Henrik Zetterberg told reporters in St. Louis after the 3-2 overtime win. "You miss the Joe and miss the fans. We're happy with the way we played this road trip." The Wings went 4-2 on the road and improved to 11-7-3 overall...
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January 16, 2015  |  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...
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
September 21, 2014  |  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 came with a number of fans...
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Alfredsson out, Andersson in for Wings in Game 3

DETROIT -- There will be one change in the Red Wings' lineup Tuesday night, when they face the Boston Bruins in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series at Joe Louis Arena. Forward Daniel Alfredsson has been scratched because of a nagging back issue, leaving the door open for Joakim Andersson, who'll replace Alfredsson. "Andersson's in today and Alfredsson's out," said Wings coach...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Joakim Andersson out indefinitely

The NHL have announced that the Detroit Red Wings center Joakim Andersson will be out indefinitely after breaking his foot on Sunday during a game against the New York Rangers. Griffenshockey-FlickrAndersson got hit in the foot by a shot from Dominic Moore during a penalty kill in the second period of their 3-0 loss to the Rangers. After the game Andersson said in an interview...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Rapping Red Wings: Come What May, Enjoy Detroit’s Playoff Pursuit the Next Two Months

The Detroit Red Wings sustained yet another frustrating injury blow in the midst of an ugly 3-0 loss on Sunday to the New York Rangers, proving their 2014 campaign might officially be completely cursed. When Joakim Andersson, a badly-needed center, blocks a shot and then gets shelved two weeks with a broken foot, it becomes apparent that the hockey gods simply don’t want to make...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
March 11, 2014  |  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 in the...
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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

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