Why Ryan McDonagh Should Be the Rangers Captain

#450452594 / June 30th, 2009 will be a day many Rangers fans will remember as the day we traded Scott Gomez to the Montreal Canadians. Included in the trade, the Rangers received, Christopher Higgins, Doug Janik, Pavel Valentenko, and Ryan McDonagh. At the time, no body really thought that the McDonagh kid was going to do much good, I was one of those people. McDonagh’s...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings recall 11 ‘Black Aces’

The Grand Rapids Griffins’ regular season wrapped up yesterday with a loss against the Hamilton Bulldogs, and this morning, the Red Wings’ PR department stated that 11 of the Griffins’ players will be heading to Detroit today or tomorrow to serve as “Black Aces”: RED WINGS RECALL 11 GRIFFINS TO SERVE AS ‘BLACK ACES’ DURING 2012 PLAYOFFS … Detroit and Nashville Square...
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April 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Morning Wings Talk

Paul here filling in for George who hopefully will return sometime today. Doug Janik has been returned to Grand Rapids and the Wings have an off day today. I have a question… There is talk of Jimmy Howard wanting to start on Saturday against Carolina.  The Wings play Columbus at home on Monday then travel to Columbus on Wednesday. Are the Wings better off holding him back...
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March 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit vs Philadelphia: Depth

Tonight the Red Wings will get a chance to show just how deep they really are tonight in Philadelphia, where they haven't won since sweeping the Legion of Doom out of the 1997 Stanley Cup finals. Detroit lost Jimmy Howard, Jakub Kindl and Todd Bertuzzi during Sunday's 2-1 loss to the Blackhawks. They Join Pavel Datsyuk, Nick Lidstrom and Jonathan Ericsson on a growing list...
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March 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Wings call up Janik (for Kindl), Pearce (for Howard), Conner (for Bertuzzi)

According to MLive’s Ansar Khan, the Detroit Red Wings have officially used all four of their post-trade deadline call-ups as Doug Janik, Jordan Pearce and Chris Conner have been recalled to replace three banged-up Red Wings players—and here’s hoping that Jakub Kindl (“upper-body”), Jimmy Howard (“lower-body”/groin), Todd Bertuzz (groin) and the player that wasn’t...
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March 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Janik recalled, will play if Lidstrom can't

The Red Wings recalled veteran defenseman Doug Janik from Grand Rapids on Tuesday. He'll play against Columbus should Nicklas Lidstrom not be able to play. (Photo by Getty Images) ...
February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Wings D Lidstrom out Wednesday vs. Blue Jackets

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom won't suit up for Wednesday's game with the Columbus Blue Jackets due to a swollen ankle.The Red Wings captain was hit by a puck in Saturday's 4-3 loss to the Colorado Avalanche.The 41-year-old is day-to-day and hopes to return for Friday's game at home against the Minnesota Wild.Defenseman Doug Janik has been recalled...
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February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Lidstrom out vs. Jackets

The Detroit Red Wings have ruled defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom out for their game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Lidstrom is day-to-day after injuring one of his ankles Saturday night against the Colorado Avalanche. Detroit recalled defenseman Doug Janik from the AHL's Grand Rapids Griffins before Tuesday night's game in Columbus. Janik has more than 180 games of NHL...
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February 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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