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Abdelkader returns to practice, no timetable on return

DETROIT -- Justin Abdelkader is not ready to play yet but at least he's skating again. Abdelkader suffered a slight separation of his left shoulder after a hit by Vancouver's Luca Sbisa in last Sunday's game and missed the third period. "It was unfortunate the ref didn't give me the benefit of the call either," Abdelkader said. "But I knew I had to get to the red and get the puck...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Exclusive Interview With Detroit Red Wings Justin Abdelkader

Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader is off to the best offensive start of his career.  The 27-year-old left-wing had seven goals and eight assists through 24 games before injuring his shoulder last week during a contest against the New Jersey Devils. It should not come as a surprise that Abdelkader finished the game. He played over 20 minutes on the Red Wings top-line with...
Via Beyond The Benches
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Abdelkader hurt with a shoulder injury

It wasn’t all good for the Red Wings today during their 5-3 win over the Canucks. During the second period, forward Justin Abdelkader suffered a should injury after a big hit from Vancouver’s Luca Sbis. Babcock said Abdelkader hurt his shoulder. Not significant. Day to day. — Ansar Khan (@AnsarKhanMLive) November 30, 2014 The play itself is hard to see in the video below...
Via The Majors Detroit
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Abdelkader (Mona Shores) vs. DeKeyser (De La Salle) Friday at Ford Field

DETROIT -- Oh, sure, they're friends and teammates now, but that all changes Friday. Justin Abdelkader went to Muskegon Mona Shores High School and Danny DeKeyser went to Warren De La Salle. The two teams square off in the Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 2 football championship game Friday at 1 p.m. at Ford Field. It'll be the first finals appearance for the Muskegon...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Justin Abdelkader probably faces IIHF suspension after vicious hit at World Championships

Justin Abdelkader who’s the captain of Team USA at the World Championship’s is facing IIHF discipline after destroying the Czech Republic’s Vladimir Sobotka during today’s quarterfinal match up in Belarus. Abdelkader was issued a charging penalty (his second of the game) as well as a game misconduct. If Abdelkader is suspended this would be his second suspension of the World...
Via The Majors Detroit
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Abdelkader Ejected At Worlds For Hit On Vladimir Sobotka (GIF)

Justin Abdelkader is no stranger to supplemental discipline, both in the NHL and on the international level. He could be adding to his list of punishments. Abdelkader is playing for Team USA at the World Hockey Championship, where he was ejected from a quarterfinal game against Czech Repbublic on Thursday. The Detroit Red Wings forward was given the gate after a high, late hit on...
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Justin Abdelkader Scores in USA’s World Championships Loss to Russia

The United States’ final game of the IIHF Worlds group stage was one to forget — a 6-1 loss to Russia — but Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader did produce a highlight. Abdelkader, playing on the same roster as Detroit teammate Danny DeKeyser, scored in the second period to pull USA within 3-1. Here’s a look at the goal, via a Russian broadcast:
Via The Detroit Sports Site
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: First line production

           Justin Abdelkader celebrates with the one-knee fist pump                  (Photo credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports) Mike Babcock has always been a coach who frequently likes to mix up his lines, and now his latest first-line combination of Gustav Nyquist, Henrik Zetterberg, and Justin Abdelkader is appearing to be a genius move for the Detroit Red...
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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