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Red Wings lose Niklas Kronwall for 1-3 weeks with a knee sprain

The Red Wings will be without veteran defenseman Niklas Kronwall (for at least a little while) as they make a push for their 25th consecutive playoff appearance. According GM Ken Holland (via Ansar Khan of Mlive.com), Kronwall will be shelved for the next one to three weeks after an MRI revealed a sprained knee suffered during the Red Wings’ 3-2 overtime win over the Rangers...
Via The Majors Detroit
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Red Wings: Kronwall out 2-4 weeks, Drew Miller out 4-6 months

Today the Red Wings learned that defenseman Niklas Kronwall could miss up to a month while Drew Miller may have played his last game in Detroit. According to head coach Jeff Blashill, Kronwall underwent a scope on his knee and is expected to be out anywhere from 2-4 weeks. Meanwhile Drew Miller underwent reconstructive knee surgery meaning he’ll miss anywhere from 4-6 months effectively...
Via The Majors Detroit
January 19, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Niklas Kronwall bulldozes Mark Letestu

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall took some time off delivering huge checks after picking up a one-game suspension during the playoffs last season. Kronwall returned to form this weekend, bulldozing Mark Letestu of the Edmonton Oilers with a big, clean hit. The Oilers took exception and understandably so considering their recent run of injuries. Anger from the Oilers...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings’ Kronwall suspended for Game 7 against Lightning

By Anna Fogel The Detroit Red Wings will be without their top defenseman for Game 7 against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Niklas Kronwall has been suspended one game for his hit on Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov, the NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced Tuesday. Kronwall laid out Kucherov with a vicious hit that knocked the forward’s helmet off late in...
Via NESN.com
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings’ Niklas Kronwall Has Hearing For Huge ‘Illegal Hit’ In Game 6 (Video)

Niklas Kronwall has toed the line with big hits for his entire career, but he might have gone over that line Monday night. The Detroit Red Wings defenseman has earned a reputation as one of the NHL’s biggest hitters with some of his checks being seen as sneaky dirty. The NHL Department of Player Safety announced Tuesday Kronwall will have a hearing for what the league deemed ...
Via NESN.com
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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
October 19, 2014  |  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
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Niklas Kronwall lays out Boston's Reilly Smith

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall is known for his crushing hits, even having his hits being given the moniker “kronwalled.” On Sunday, Boston Bruins forward Reilly Smith came up the ice with his head down and well, he got absolutely kronwalled. The Bruins have been controlling the play for most of the game and still hold a 2-0 lead. [@MyRegularFace] The post Red Wings’...
Via Diehardsport
April 20, 2014  |  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: 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

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