NIKLAS KRONWALL RUMORS

Niklas Kronwall Is Key To Detroit Red Wings’ Blue-Line Success (Video)

For two decades, future Hockey Hall of Famers Niklas Lidstrom was a stalwart on the blue line for the Detroit Red Wings. Lidstrom’s retirement in 2012 left a void, but new Wings No. 1 defenseman Niklas Kronwall has proven more than capable of filling it. The 33-year-old Kronwall has grown into a leadership role in Detroit, but he’ll be one of few experienced defensemen at coach...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

You Stink Kronwall

 from Cornelius Hardenbergh oF Stanley Cup of Chower, Niklas Kronwall is a dumb jerk of a Detroit Red Wing, and he always has been. Known for "Kronwalling," the act of using a lack of prior suspensions to prevent yourself from getting future suspensions despite dirty hits, Niklas Kronwall is the rock that holds the Detroit Red Wings defense together. Unfortunately...
Via Kukla's Korner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Blues game-day updates: Franzen, Kronwall, DeKeyser sitting; Mrazek starts

Updated 2x at 12:01 PM: Looks like Mrazek is starting: As the Daniel Alfredsson-less Detroit Red Wings and St. Louis Blues prepare to tangle at a bizarre time (12:30 PM EDT on NBC and 97.1 FM, 11:30 AM local start), no morning skate means no update as to whether Ryan Sproul and Xavier Ouellet will play, but the Red Wings website's Game Day Blog believes that the pair will spell...
Via Kukla's Korner
5 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Niklas Kronwall Shaken Up on Scary Head-First Collision With Boards

Niklas Kronwall nearly joined the Detroit Red Wings’ long list of injured players on Saturday after crashing hard into the boards at Minnesota. Kronwall appeared to be groggy following the collision and needed some assistance leaving the ice, but he returned to action a little more than midway through the first period. The play, courtesy of SportingNews.com:
Via The Detroit Sports Site
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings lose Kronwall vs. Wild

Niklas Kronwall and Mikko Koivu got tied up heading toward a puck in the Red Wings' zone, and this happened: As if Detroit needs any more injuries, Niklas Kronwall just exited the game after going into the boards heads first. pic.twitter.com/eapAa8VdQp — Chad Graff (@ChadGraff) March 22, 2014 Kronwall was woozy going off...I will update you regarding his status...
Via Kukla's Korner
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Revisited: Why the Detroit Red Wings may not make the playoffs

At the start of the NHL season I listed 22 reasons why the Detroit Red Wings may not make the playoffs. With the Olympics putting everything on hold for a couple of weeks, now seems like a good time to review my list as the Red Wings currently occupy the 8th seed in the Eastern Conference. Looking back I’ll admit some of the reasons I wrote back then were a bit foolish, but there...
Via isportsweb.com
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings to the Eastern Conference, Atlantic Division preview

Will Niklas Kronwall bring enough physical presences this season to inspire the rest of the Red Wings to play tougher hockey? (AP Photo) The Red Wings have finally gotten what they have long been asking for: to be part of the geographically friendly Eastern Conference. So it’s farewell to the outrageously long road trips for the players and Hockeytown fans rejoice as we now have...
Via isportsweb.com
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Niklas Kronwall crushes Jamie McGinn with monster body check (Video)

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall crushed Colorado Avalanche left winger Jamie McGinn with a monster body check in the final seconds of regulation during Friday night's Western Conference NHL battle in Denver. McGinn was following the puck as it came around the boards into the neutral zone and didn't see Kronwall coming at him. Amazingly, McGinn was not hurt...
Via Holdout Sports
April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Niklas Kronwall Delivers Brutal Hit to Kaspars Saulietis at IIHF World Championship (Video)

Niklas Kronwall doesn't limit the punishment he dishes out to NHL arenas. The Red Wings defenseman absolutely unleashed on Kaspars Saulietis at the IIHF World Championship in Sweden. Kronwall (playing for Sweden) crushed Saulietis (playing for Latvia) in open ice along the boards. Saulietis immediately went crashing to the ice on his back, drawing a big response from the hockey...
Via NESN.com
May 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Kronwall delivers signature hit overseas

The playing surface might be larger at the IIHF World Championships, but it would appear that "Kronwalled" sounds the same in any language. Getting "Kronwalled" also looks the same on any continent. Niklas Kronwall, who is playing for Sweden in the world championships this year, has become known for his bone-crunching checks and tooth-displacing hits across...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
May 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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