JAKUB KINDL NEWS

Defenseman Kindl looks for a second chance under new coach

Detroit defenseman Jakub Kindl didn't seem to have much of a chance to play under former Detroit coach Mike Babcock. Kindl played in just 35 games last season, and Babcock constantly lamented Kindl's lack of competitiveness. But a new coach means a new chance for Kindl, who has two years left on a four-year contract with the Wings. Jeff Blashill, the former AHL coach who will replace...
Via Fox Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars lose heartbreaker to Red Wings in OT

DALLAS (AP) -- Niklas Kronwall scored 36 seconds into overtime and the Detroit Red Wings defeated the Dallas Stars 7-6 on Saturday night after overcoming a pair of two-goal deficits in a wild third period. Trevor Daley, Cody Eakin and Erik Cole scored in a 3-minute span of the second to give Dallas a 4-2 lead. But then Jakub Kindl had two goals 45 seconds apart in the third to tie...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Stars lose heartbreaker to Red Wings in OT

DALLAS (AP) -- Niklas Kronwall scored 36 seconds into overtime and the Detroit Red Wings defeated the Dallas Stars 7-6 on Saturday night after overcoming a pair of two-goal deficits in a wild third period. Trevor Daley, Cody Eakin and Erik Cole scored in a 3-minute span of the second to give Dallas a 4-2 lead. But then Jakub Kindl had two goals 45 seconds apart in the third to tie...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings recall Kindl after Quincey leaves practice with injury

Halfway through what was to be a four-game conditioning stint in Grand Rapids, defenseman Jakub Kindl will rejoin the Red Wings to fill in for Kyle Quincey, who is nursing a nagging lower-body injury. The Wings play at Dallas on Saturday, and Quincey's availability is questionable. He left Friday's practice early. Kindl had one goal in two games with the Griffins. He hasn't played...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Wings assign Kindl to Griffins for conditioning

Red Wings defenseman Jakub Kindl, out since suffering an elbow injury on Dec. 27, has been loaned to Grand Rapids of American Hockey League for conditioning. The Sumperk, Czech Republic native had appeared in 28 games for Detroit this season, scoring two goals among nine points with 14 penalty minutes and a minus-1 rating. He was second among Wings defenseman with seven points on...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Wings' Kindl ready to play, but healthy scratch against Lightning

Red Wings defenseman Jakub Kindl has been cleared to play, but will probably be a healthy scratch tonight when Detroit faces off against Tampa Bay in the battle for Atlantic Division supremacy, according to General Manager Ken Holland. Kindl has been out since an elbow injury suffered Dec. 29 at Boston. His return gives the Wings eight healthy defensemen with Brian Lashoff, who has...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Notes: Jurco, Franzen out; Kindl improving

Tomas Jurco and Johan Franzen both missed Wednesday night's game in Calgary. Jurco had back spasms and Franzen an upper-body injury. "He's being looked at today," Babcock said of Jurco. "He's got a back issue, a little bit of a disc issue. He'll be shut down for a bit, hopefully for not long." Wings general manager Ken Holland said Jurco would miss at least a week and could possibly...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Elbow problem lands Red Wings D Jakub Kindl on injured list

  The Detroit Red Wings have put defenseman Jakub Kindl on the injured list because of an elbow problem. Detroit recalled defenseman Xavier Ouellet from Grand Rapids of the AHL on Tuesday. Ouellet has played in nine games this season with the Red Wings, recording his first NHL point on Nov. 22 at Toronto. He scored his first NHL goal six days later at New Jersey. He has eight points...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings put D Jakub Kindl on injured list

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Red Wings have put defenseman Jakub Kindl on the injured list because of an elbow problem. Detroit recalled defenseman Xavier Ouellet from Grand Rapids of the AHL on Tuesday. Ouellet has played in nine games this season with the Red Wings, recording his first NHL point on Nov. 22 at Toronto. He scored his first NHL goal six days later at New Jersey. He has...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings weekly: Happy Holidays in Hockeytown

First, before I get started, I hope everyone is enjoying the Holiday season. The Detroit Red Wings (19-8-9) certainly are after taking care of business this week. They defeated the Buffalo Sabres, 6-3, before going on the NHL Christmas break and then turned around and beat the Ottawa Senators, 3-2 in overtime. I’m certainly thankful that I get to highlight more about the positives...
Via isportsweb.com
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Wings lose Kronwall to upper-body injury

DETROIT -- The Red Wings lost their top defenseman Tuesday night. Niklas Kronwall left the game after taking a hit from Buffalo forward Tyler Ennis at 6:37 of the second period. The Wings announced that Kronwall had an upper-body injury and would not return to the game. Jakub Kindl, who had been benched for the start of the second period, started taking regular shifts again after...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jakub Kindl’s girlfriend, Aferdita Dreshaj, ain’t bad (GALLERY)

Aferdita Dreshaj, the girlfriend of Red Wings defenseman Jakub Kindl, is a model, singer, a top 16 finisher in the 2011 Miss Universe competition.  Dreshaj takes a wicked selfie and is the owner of a pretty fun first name.  She’s 28, Albanian, hates snow and is a poor woman’s Shakira in the music realm. She stands six-feet tall, three inches shorter than Kindl.  Playing professional...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Weiss, Kindl in for Red Wings tonight

DETROIT -- The Red Wings will have a slightly different look when they take on the Ottawa Senators tonight (7 p.m. pregame, 7:30 face-off on FOX Sports Detroit) at Joe Louis Arena. Stephen Weiss, fresh off scoring two goals in two games with the Grand Rapids (AHL) Griffins, will return to the lineup and play on a line with center Darren Helm and Tomas Jurco. "Good for him," Wings...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Kronwall's goal off lucky bounce helps Red Wings beat Devils

  Niklas Kronwall scored on a lucky bounce and the Detroit Red Wings beat the New Jersey Devils 4-2 Friday night to snap a three-game winless streak. Jakub Kindl, Brendan Smith and Johan Franzen also scored for the Red Wings, who outshot the Devils 31-17. Jimmy Howard finished with 15 saves. Steve Bernier and Jordin Tootoo scored for the Devils, who lost their third straight. Cory...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Wings defeat Devils, 4-2

DETROIT -- Niklas Kronwall scored on a lucky bounce and the Detroit Red Wings beat the New Jersey Devils 4-2 Friday night to snap a three-game winless streak. Jakub Kindl, Brendan Smith and Johan Franzen also scored for the Red Wings, who outshot the Devils 31-17. Jimmy Howard finished with 15 saves. Steve Bernier and Jordin Tootoo scored for the Devils, who lost their third straight...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Kronwall's lucky goal helps Red Wings beat Devils

DETROIT (AP) Niklas Kronwall scored on a lucky bounce and the Detroit Red Wings beat the New Jersey Devils 4-2 Friday night to snap a three-game winless streak. Jakub Kindl, Brendan Smith and Johan Franzen also scored for the Red Wings, who outshot the Devils 31-17. Jimmy Howard finished with 15 saves. Steve Bernier and Jordin Tootoo scored for the Devils, who lost their third straight...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Daniel Cleary Scores in His First Game of the 2014-15 Season

Mike Babcock moved veteran forward Daniel Cleary into the Detroit Red Wings’ lineup for the first time this season, hoping to get some sort of spark after a disappointing loss in Ottawa. Cleary provided it, even though it required a healthy dose of luck. Seconds after Jakub Kindl had pulled the Red Wings within 2-1 of the Rangers, Cleary banked one in off Henrik Lundqvist from...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Analytics: Jakub Kindl and Kyle Quincey Lead D in Corsi

The Detroit Red Wings have two often criticized defenseman, Jakub Kindl and Kyle Quincey, and it may surprise some fans then that both players lead the team in “Corsi for %” in all five-on-five situations*. Now many fans may not have bought into the new “analytics movement” that is happening in hockey. Truth be told I have not either. One thing I do like to use the advanced...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Red Wings shopping Jakub Kindl

The Detroit Red Wings are looking to trade defenseman Jakub Kindl and are apparently “very active” in talking to other teams about a potential deal. The defenseman hasn’t performed as the Red Wings had hoped and they are now attempting to remove his average $2.4 million cap hit from the books. Here’s the report: Told Red Wings are "very active" in taking calls to try &...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Red Wings shopping Jakub Kindl

The Detroit Red Wings are looking to trade defenseman Jakub Kindl and are apparently “very active” in talking to other teams about a potential deal. The defenseman hasn’t performed as the Red Wings had hoped and they are now attempting to remove his average $2.4 million cap hit from the books. Here’s the report: Told Red Wings are "very active" in taking calls to try &...
Via Bloguin Best
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Rumors: Ken Holland ‘Very Active’ Trying to Move Jakub Kindl

The Detroit Red Wings sent promising defenseman prospect Xavier Ouellet down to Grand Rapids on Tuesday, but he might be back up before Thursday night’s opener if GM Ken Holland can find a taker for Jakub Kindl. The Wings are currently carrying seven defensemen: Niklas Kronwall, Brendan Smith, Jonathan Ericsson, Kyle Quincey, Danny DeKeyser, Brian Lashoff and Kindl. Ouellet might...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Jakub Kindl Scores at World Championships vs. Denmark

The Detroit Red Wings are well-represented at the 2014 IIHF World Championships, and it was Jakub Kindl making his mark on Saturday for the Czech Republic. Kindl scored on a one-timer off a faceoff win, giving his team a 3-1 lead.
Via The Detroit Sports Site
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Trio of Red Wings ready to return from injury; Weiss to AHL on conditioning stint

Coming out of the Olympic break, the Detroit Red Wings are a revolving door - fortunately for them, there are more players on their way in than on their way out.Amid fear that veteran winger Henrik Zetterberg will be lost for the season, the Red Wings have countered with news that forwards Johan Franzen and Stephen Weiss are ready to return from injury, as will defenseman Jakub...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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