via Helene St. James tweets,
F Justin Abdelkader (hit in jaw Saturday) improving daily, possible before Christmas if no setbacks.
F Johan Franzen (blow to head Sunday) having concussion symptoms, so no timetable on his return.
F Stephen Weiss going to see groin specialist later this week. So that's a sound 'out indefinitely' on Weiss.
F Darren Helm doing...
According to the Detroit Red Wings, Johan Franzen will miss Tuesday's game with Anaheim while going through the concussion protocol for this hit yesterday from Tampa Bay's Radko Gudas.
Franzen received and unsportsmanlike penalty on the play for complaining about the hit and non-call.
The NHL takes a look at all hits but will they take further action on this hit?
DETROIT -- The Red Wings' injury problems have gone from serious to surreal.
Johan Franzen, forced into playing center because of injuries to centers Henrik Zetterberg, Stephen Weiss and Darren Helm, had to leave Sunday's game at 4:35 of the second period after a hit from Tampa Bay defenseman Radko Gudas.
To add insult to injury, Franzen received a penalty for unsportsmanlike...
Red Wings forward Johan Franzen was punched in the face by Tampa Bay Lightning forward Radko Gudas in the 2nd period of the Wings-Bolts game, and Franzen smashed his stick as he went off the ice...taking a 2-minute misconduct penalty as a result.
Franzen apparently had a good reason to be pissed off:
#RedWings Johan Franzen will not return to today's game vs #Lightning...
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Franzen scored for the third straight game tonight at Prudential Center to lift the Detroit Red Wings, 3-1, past the New Jersey Devils.
Tomas Tatar scored his third goal in the past two games, and Joakim Andersson also had a goal. The Devils' 11...
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The Detroit Red Wings fell to the Washington Capitals 4-3 in overtime on Friday night. The Wings have now dropped 5 straight with the last 4 games all ending in overtime or a shootout. Hockeytown is getting restless, what’s it going to take for the Detroit Red Wings to seal a victory?
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Johan Franzen's return to the Red Wings lineup Friday didn't last long.
Franzen missed Wednesday's game in Vancouver with an upper-body injury.
He returned to the lineup against the Flames, but lasted only 9 minutes 5 seconds on 12 shifts before having to leave the game feeling ill.
"He was sick," coach Mike Babcock said. "I don't know if he'...