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Detroit Red Wings weekly: Zetterberg ousts the Maple Leafs

The Detroit Red Wings (3-1-1) are off to a fast start this season and aren’t showing any signs of slowing down. Two weeks in and the Red Wings have claimed 7 out of a possible 10 points. All 7 of the points came against Atlantic Division and Original Six rivals: Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs. Here’s my recap of the week that was for the Red Wings starting off with...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings Injury Update: Daniel Alfreddson Still Out With Back Injury. Is Retirement Next?

Detroit Red Wings right winger Daniel Alfreddson remains sidelined with a back injury. Ansar Khan from mlive reported that Alfreddson has not progressed enough to begin practicing with the team. #484425371 / gettyimages.comDespite being 41 years old, Daniel Alfreddson was a valuable member of the Red Wings last season as he scored 18 goals and assisted on 31 goals. Alfreddson was...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

TSN’s Kerry Fraser says Red Wings’ Niklas Kronwall’s at fault for ‘toe-picking’ on Getzlaf goal

The Red Wings lost 3-2 to the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday due to a goal that even had the Ducks' announcers shocked given that they could see Getzlaf hook Niklas Kronwall prior to skating in on Jimmy Howard and Jonathan Ericsson... And while the Red Wings dealt with the goal and moved on, their fans, myself included, remain incensed about the hook...
Via Kukla's Korner
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings weekly: Controversial defeat

Two games into the season and the Detroit Red Wings (1-1-0) can already start the counter of points they should of had but watched them slipped away. Anahiem Duck’s Captain Ryan Getzlaf buried the game winner top-shelf with 23.6 seconds remaining after what appeared to be a hook to the hands of Niklas Kronwall. Much to the dismay of Mike Babcock and Wings’ fans, no penalty was...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: 3-year outlook, defense and goalies

A week ago I analyzed what the Detroit Red Wings’ forwards situation could be like three years down the road.  So, now I’m back to finish this series by breaking down the possible defense and goalie rotation the Wings could bolster for the 2016-17 season. Defense Quincey is the biggest question mark moving for. (Photo Credit: David Guralnick / The Detroit News) Half of the job...
Via isportsweb.com
December 15, 2013  |  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 scores with assist from backboards (Video)

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall scored a goal in Tuesday night's game against the Colorado Avalanche with an assist from the backboards at Joe Louis Arena. Kronwall deliberately sent his slapshot from near the blue line just wide of the Avalanche net, but the puck bounced hard off the backboards towards the goal crease, then off the foot of Avalanche goalie Jean...
Via Holdout Sports
March 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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