JUSTIN ABDELKADER RUMORS

No other options? Abdelkader out 2 weeks with laceration, Brendan Smith moves to RW

Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader is the latest Red Wing to go down with injury according to Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press. James writes that Abdelkader will be lost for the next two weeks due to do a laceration on his leg which he suffered during the Wings’ 4-1 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks Sunday night. Abdelkader’s injury now brings total number of wounded...
Via The Majors Detroit
28 days ago  |  Discuss

With Abdelkader out two weeks, Smith moves to forward

The Red Wings' injury situation has gone from ludicrous to surreal. The Wings announced Tuesday morning that Justin Abdelkader will miss up to two weeks with a leg laceration suffered when he was cut by a skate in Sunday's game in Chicago. Coach Mike Babcock announced after the morning skate that defenseman Brendan Smith would play forward. He also said Todd Bertuzzi was...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Abdelkader possibly out, Ferraro in for Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings certainly don't have the luck of the Irish in terms of injuries this season. Todd Bertuzzi missed Sunday night's game in Chicago with a lower-body injury, and the Wings had to recall Jordin Tootoo from Grand Rapids to take his place in the lineup. Now the Wings have recalled 22-year-old Landon Ferraro from Grand Rapids, also on an emergency basis, because...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Abdelkader And DeKeyser Will Visit Metro Detroit Meijer Locations

Detroit, MI... Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader and defenseman Danny DeKeyser are set to appear individually at six Meijer locations throughout the Metro Detroit area, signing autographs and interacting with the fans of Hockeytown. DeKeyser, a Clay Township, Mich., native and former Western Michigan Bronco, will kick off the campaign on Friday, Feb. 21 in Auburn Hills...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 18, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Abdelkader headlines Thursdays daily game value plays

Justin Abdelkader, Detroit Red Wings – $6,279: Abdelkader has won the right to play alongside two fantasy studs in Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg. Buffalo was one of the worst defensive teams in the NHL last year and they didn’t improve much in the offseason. That line should be good for a couple goals tonight. Justin Abdelkader brings a lot to the table for Fantasy owners...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Justin Abdelkader: First Arab-American NHL Player

  Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader is the first Arab-American to play in the NHL. Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader is the first Arab-American to play in the NHL. There has been three Arab-Canadians to play in the NHL, but Abdelkader is the first American to play in the league and to also have an Arabic descent. Justin Abdelkader is the son of Joseph and Sheryl...
Via isportsweb.com
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit's Abdelkader suspended 2 games for hit

Detroit's Justin Abdelkader has been suspended two games for Saturday's hit on Anaheim's Toni Lydman. The suspension means Abdelkader must miss Games 4 and 5 of the first-round playoff series between the Red Wings and Ducks. Anaheim leads the series 2-1. Abdelkader appeared to catch Lydman in the side of the head with his left shoulder, and he was given a major penalty...
Via AP on Fox
May 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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Abdelkader ejected for hit on Lyman

Justin Abdelkader’s controversial hit turned Game 3 — and possibly the series — of the Detroit-Anaheim playoff series in the Ducks’ favor. The two teams were locked in a close-checking 0-0 tie late in the second period when Abdelkader delivered a punishing shot on Anaheim defender Toni Lydman, which knocked Lydman from the game with a possible head injury. Abdelkader was...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
May 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Vinny Prospal tells Justin Abdelkader to check the Scoreboard

With 5:54 left in the third period Columbus Blue Jackets forward Vinny Prospal and Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader got into a bit of a shoving match.  As they were separated, Prospal pointed to the scoreboard to let Abdelkader know that the Blue Jackets were up 3-0, in case he had forgotten.  The scoreboard point earned Prospal a 10-minute misconduct which seems extreme...
Via Diehardsport
March 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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