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Franzen’s Hat Trick Leads Red Wings Past Senators

Johan Franzen has no explanation for his success in Ottawa, a place he certainly enjoys playing in.


DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 31: Gustav Nyquist #14 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates his third-period goal with teammates against the Washington Capitals at Joe Louis Arena on January 31, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won in a 4-3 in a shootout. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Sweden Puts Nyquist In Franzen’s Spot For Olympics

Sweden’s Olympic hockey team has replaced an injured Detroit Red Wings forward with a healthy one.

97.1 The Ticket–02/04/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 02:  Gustav Nyquist #14 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates with teammates after scoring his third goal of the game during the third period against the Washington Capitals at Verizon Center on February 2, 2014 in Washington, DC.   (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Gustav Nyquist Keeping Fingers Crossed For Olympic Spot With Sweden

With Detroit Red Wings forward Johan Franzen still battling the effects of a concussion, a spot is open on Team Sweden, and another Red Wing is on the list as a possible replacement.

CBS Detroit–02/03/2014

TAMPA, FL - DECEMBER 12:  Johan Franzen #93 of the Detroit Red Wings jumps over the check of Radko Gudas #7 of the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on December 12, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Sweden Loses Red Wings’ Johan Franzen For Olympics

Johan Franzen won’t play for Sweden at the Sochi Olympics because of a concussion.

97.1 The Ticket–01/31/2014

Joakim Andersson #63 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates his second period goal with Damien Brunner -FILE (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Red Wings’ Andersson Comes Off IR

Detroit Red Wings forward Joakim Andersson has been activated off injured reserve after missing six straight games with a lower-body injury.

97.1 The Ticket–01/29/2014

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 23: Jared Cowen #2 of the Ottawa Senators checks Daniel Cleary #71 of the Detroit Red Wings off the puck during the second period at Joe Louis Arena on November 23, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Senators Outlast Red Wings 4-2

Clarke MacArthur scored two goals, and the Ottawa Senators outlasted Detroit in a testy third period to beat the Red Wings 4-2 on Saturday night.

97.1 The Ticket–11/23/2013

Johan Franzen #93 of the Detroit Red Wings is restrained by the officials after tussling with the St. Louis Blues at the Scottrade Center on February 7, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Wings’ Franzen On Injured Reserve After Missing Two Games

The Detroit Red Wings have put forward Johan Franzen on injured reserve.

97.1 The Ticket–02/17/2013

(Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Locked-Out NHL Players Hit The Ice For Charity Hockey Game

The NHLPA Charity Hockey Game will feature players including Todd Bertuzzi, Jimmy Howard, Johan Franzen, Niklas Kronwall, Steve Ott, James Neal, Keith Yandle, and Brenden Morrow.

CBS Detroit–11/21/2012

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 15:  Johan Franzen #93 of the Detroit Red Wings tries to split the defense of Paul Gaustad #28 and Andrei Kostitsyn #46 of the Nashville Predators in the first period during Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on April 15, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Johan Franzen Suffers Broken Nose At World Championships

During the third period of Sweden’s 7-3 loss to Russia at the World Championships on Friday, Detroit Red Wings forward Johan Franzen was on the receiving end of a cross-check to the face delivered by Dmitry Kalinin.

97.1 The Ticket–05/14/2012

(Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Who Is Detroit’s Most Inconsistent Player?

I was thinking about Ben Gordon the other day.

97.1 The Ticket–03/27/2012




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