Quantifying the Red Wings’ injury-plagued 2013-2014 season

The Red Wings head into this week with a need-to-win game against Minnesota tonight (7:30 on NBCSN) and a must-must win against Columbus on Tuesday, a need-to-win against Montreal on Thursday and a must-must-win game in Toronto next Saturday, all before wrapping up the team's second straight set of 5 games in 8 nights against Tampa Bay on the 30th. The Wings may get down to...
Via Kukla's Korner
25 days ago  |  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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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...
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

Mark Spizzirri: One down, one to go; Andersson signs for two years

Make sure to follow Mark on Twitter! The Detroit Red Wings officially made the announcement this afternoon via Twitter, regarding Joakim Andersson returning for two more seasons with the Red Wings: NEWS UPDATE: The Red Wings have agreed to terms with Joakim Andersson on a two-year deal.— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) August 6, 2013 In his third season in North...
Via HockeyBuzz
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

Joakim Andersson Nets First Career Goal in Detroit Red Wings’ 5-2 Loss: Video

Joakim Andersson briefly gave the undermanned Detroit Red Wings a jolt of life in the second period Friday night when he beat Anaheim netminder Victor Fasth for his first career goal. Unfortunately, Andersson’s moment went to waste quickly — the Ducks tied the game 26 seconds later en route to a 5-2 win over the Wings. Still, Andersson will remember the game as when he got off...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
February 16, 2013  |  Discuss

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