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.
I was thinking about Ben Gordon the other day.
It is truly uncharted waters in Hockeytown as the Detroit Red Wings have started off the season with a 5-4 and 1 record.
Three power play goals help the Detroit Red Wings to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Friday night.
Johan Franzen has two goals in four games, including the overtime winner in Saturday’s 3-2 win at Minnesota.
The Red Wings picked an ideal time to end their season-long power-play drought. Johan Franzen scored during a four-on-three advantage in overtime Saturday, lifting Detroit to a 3-2 win over Minnesota.
On Feb. 2 of last season Detroit Red Wings forward Johan Franzen had a career night scoring five goals during 7-5 win against the Ottawa Senators.
With Johan Franzen unable to play because of a sore left ankle that’s hampered him since the first round, the Wings called on veteran Mike Modano to make his series debut.
Jeff Riger down at the Red Wings morning skate has reported that Mike Babcock has officially announced Mike Modano will replace Johan Franzen in tonight’s game 6 against San Jose.
During the show today Doug and Scott talked about the Franzen slash on Joe Thornton and the dive that followed.