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Detroit Red Wings Captain Henrik Zetterberg Skates, Team Arrives in Boston

Detroit Red Wings captain and left winger Henrik Zetterberg skated with the team for the first time since before the Olympic break Thursday. Zetterberg underwent back surgery on February 21, and expects to play in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, if the Red Wings advance. If he were to return in Round 1, it would come late in the series. “I think that time-wise we...
Via NESN.com
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Zetterberg after skating with Wings: 'It was fun'

DETROIT -- Henrik Zetterberg made his much-anticipated return to Red Wings practice Thursday and the result was encouraging. "It was fun, it was fun to be out with the guys," said Zetterberg, who skated for about a 30 minutes and participated in some drills. "Hopefully, I'll be able to do more stuff tomorrow. "You just got to take it day by day and increase...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Jonathan Ericsson skates Thursday for first time since injury

On Tuesday it was Henrik Zetterberg talking about resuming skating, and hopefully returning to the Red Wings’ lineup soon. Wednesday it was defenseman Jonathan Ericsson saying he will go on the ice Thursday for the first time since having surgery in late March to stabilize a fracture in his finger and repair a partially-torn tendon. But like Zetterberg, don’t expect to see...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Zetterberg On The Ice For Wings’ Practice

Henrik Zetterberg, left, stretching with Todd Bertuzzi. #redwings pic.twitter.com/LUnCEhke8I — Chuck Pleiness (@wingsfrontman) April 17, 2014 More to come as it is made available...
Via Kukla's Korner
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

NHL Playoffs Preview: Detroit vs. Boston

The Boston Bruins are no strangers to being physical (via seasonsinthesun2010) The Boston Bruins and Detroit Red Wings are about to renew an age old Original Six rivalry in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and it should prove to be nothing but a great series, so here’s the breakdown. Key’s to the Series Physicality – The Bruins are no stranger to playing the physical game. They are...
Via Grandstand University
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wings' Ericsson plans to skate Thursday

DETROIT -- Red Wings defenseman Jonathan Ericsson is less likely than Henrik Zetterberg to be able to return in the first round, but Ericsson is keeping his options open. He suffered a broken middle finger and a torn tendon March 18 against the Toronto Maple Leafs. "It was a shot that hit me and must have hit me badly, and had a lot of fractures on my fingers," Ericsson...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

I NOW Consider Damien Cox A Hall of Fame Writer

I'm not sure how I feel about this.  Paul pointed it out in a comment over on KK Hockey and it's got me conflicted and a little teary. But what’s really interesting is that the Wings beat the Bruins three times this year. Henrik Zetterberg might show up partway through the series, but if Gustav Nyqvist keeps scoring (18 goals since Feb. 2) Detroit might have enough...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How Will The Wings Handle The Physical Play From The Bruins?

Larry Brooks of the New York Post makes his first round predictions... Bruins over Red Wings in 6: Boston was extended to Game 7 in the first round last year before the miracle rally to overcome a third-period 4-1 deficit and defeat the Maple Leafs in overtime a year after losing a first-round Game 7 OT to an inferior Capitals team, so the first round may be the best time to...
Via Kukla's Korner
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Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg hopes for return during Bruins series

Henrik Zetterberg is hopeful, but also realistic. Zetterberg would like to play in this first-round series against Boston, and because it doesn’t begin until Friday, he essentially has two bonus days to get well. But after having back surgery in late February, he knows this entire rehabilitation is a process with many unanswered questions. Zetterberg skated on his own Tuesday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Zetterberg won't rule out playing against Bruins

"We'll see," Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg said after skating Tuesday. "There are still a lot of things that need to fall in place."
Via FOXSports.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Zetterberg won't rule out playing against Bruins

DETROIT -- Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg said he owes Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara for giving him a hand at the Sochi Olympics. "You know, Chara was actually the guy that helped me with my bag at the Olympics," Zetterberg said. "He's part of this rehab. "When we flew home from the Olympics, I was walking out and had a backpack with me and he said...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Henrik Zetterberg: Zdeno Chara Helped Me With My Bag After Olympics

Injured Detroit Red Wings forward Henrik Zetterberg received some unexpected assistance on his way home from the 2014 Winter Olympics. Zetterberg told reporters Tuesday that upon returning to the United States from Sochi, Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara — who represented Slovakia during the games — insisted on giving him a hand with his bags. “Chara is the guy who helped...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Zetterberg Shooting For Round 2, Still A Way To Go

  Henrik Zetterberg said he will accompany #RedWings to Boston later this week and begin practicing with team starting this Thursday. — The Wheel Deal (@Bill_Roose) April 15, 2014
Via Kukla's Korner
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Wings ready to welcome Zetterberg back to practice on Tuesday

The Detroit Red Wings are getting healthy at the right time. And the injury update hopes to get even better after practice Tuesday. Henrik Zetterberg will be on the ice at the start of practice Tuesday as the Wings prepare for their opening round series with the Boston Bruins, which begins Friday. “I don’t know if he’ll be in a full practice, but he’ll be on the ice at...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings captain Zetterberg will practice Tuesday

Captain Henrik Zetterberg will return to practice Tuesday as the Red Wings begin to prepare for their first-round playoff series against the Boston Bruins, winners of the President Trophy. Zetterberg had back surgery on Feb. 21 to remove part of disc that was irritating a nerve and seems to be progressing right on schedule. When he returns to the Detroit lineup, however, is still...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg to skate with team Tuesday, but still no timeframe for his return

Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg will practice with the team on Tuesday for the first time since before the Olympics. Zetterberg, who skated lightly on his own a few times last week, won’t be going at close to full speed and might only be on the ice briefly. But it’s a notable step in his recovery from back surgery on Feb. 21. “I don’t know if he’ll be in a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Henrik Zetterberg Will Skate With The Team Tomorrow

from Chuck Pleiness of Red Wings Front, “I don’t know if he’ll be in a full practice, but he’ll be on the ice at the start of it, be on for a little bit then get off,” Holland said. “Then we’ll see how he is Wednesday.” Zetterberg underwent successful surgery on Feb. 21 in New York to remove part of a disc which was rubbing against a nerve, which caused severe...
Via Kukla's Korner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Matheson provides updates on Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg and defenseman Jonathan Ericsson

I just posted the Edmonton Journal's Jim Matheson's slate of Hockey World columns in KK Hockey, but I want to steal this very, very significant injury news for TMR: The Detroit Red Wings are hoping to get Henrik Zetterberg from back surgery back by late in Round 1 of the playoffs or, more realistically, the start of Round 2 if they get that far. “He’ll be cleared...
Via Kukla's Korner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The “Red Wing Way”

from Stephen Whyno of the CP at NHL.com, Just because Detroit Red Wings players don't really talk about the franchise's streak of 22 straight playoff appearances doesn't mean they don't know all about it. "Everybody in the league knows about it," defenceman Brendan Smith said. "You don't want to be that 23rd not to get it done." ...
Via Kukla's Korner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings’ Babcock unclear if Zetterberg can return

Mike Babcock doesn’t expect the Detroit Red Wings to have forward Henrik Zetterberg in the lineup at the start of the playoffs. “I don’t know if Zetterberg is even in the picture or not, but the rest of the guys are feeling good,” the Red Wings coach said Thursday on Hockey Central at Noon. “(Defenceman Jonathan) Ericsson won’t play either. Obviously, that’s a big...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings Would Be A Tough Matchup For The Penguins

from the CP at TSN, If the Detroit Red Wings and Pittsburgh Penguins meet in the first round of the NHL playoffs, things will be different than they were Wednesday night at Consol Energy Center. The Red Wings will likely have Jimmy Howard in goal and are hopeful captain Henrik Zetterberg will return from an extended injury absence. The Penguins should get Evgeni Malkin back...
Via Kukla's Korner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings score late to secure 23rd straight postseason

The Detroit Red Wings qualified for their 23rd consecutive Stanley Cup Playoff appearance on Wednesday by forcing a shootout against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Red Wings forward Riley Sheahan tied the game with 1:15 remaining in the third period before Pittsburgh won 4-3 in a potential Stanley Cup Playoff Eastern Conference First Round preview. “It was a pretty good feeling...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Observations Heading Into Game 80 Between the Penguins and Red Wings

First Round Preview? If the regular season ended today, the Penguins would be playing the Detroit Red Wings in the first round of the playoffs.  Detroit is a team that, like the Penguins, has been plagued with injuries all year.  They’ve been without the services of Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk, among others, for long stretches.  Despite the injuries, they find themselves...
Via The PensNation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg could start skating-Stephen Weiss done for season

The Detroit Red Wings have announced that Henrik Zetterberg may start skating this week and that Stephen Weiss is done for the season.General Manager Ken Holland said that Henrik Zetterberg may be jumping on the ice sometime in the upcoming week after undergoing back surgery in February. Dan4th Nicholas-Wikimedia CommonsWhen questioned about Zetterberg's recovery, Holland...
Via Sports Injury Alert
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Vote: Which Potential Bruins First-Round Opponent Scares You The Most?

The Boston Bruins clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference with a 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday afternoon, but their first-round opponent has not been determined yet. There are four teams that Boston could realistically face; the Columbus Blue Jackets, Detroit Red Wings, Toronto Maple Leafs and the Flyers. The Red Wings have given the Bruins a lot of...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

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