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Johan Franzen

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 8:  The Detroit Red Wings celebrate a second-period goal by Johan Franzen #93 against the Colorado Avalanche at Pepsi Center on October 8, 2011 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Jeff Riger: Not The Start The Wings Wanted

It is truly uncharted waters in Hockeytown as the Detroit Red Wings have started off the season with a 5-4 and 1 record.

97.1 The Ticket–11/02/2011

Derick Brassard #16 of the Columbus Blue Jackets battles for the puck with Dan Cleary #11 of the Detroit Red Wings.  (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Red Wings 5, Blue Jackets 2

Three power play goals help the Detroit Red Wings to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Friday night.

10/21/2011

Johan Franzen #93 of the Detroit Red Wings skates against the Phoenix Coyotes.(File Photo By Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Detroit Red Wings Roster Report 10-17-11

Johan Franzen has two goals in four games, including the overtime winner in Saturday’s 3-2 win at Minnesota.

97.1 The Ticket–10/17/2011

DETROIT MI - OCTOBER 13:  Henrik Sedin #33 of the Vancouver Canucks battles for a lose puck with Darren Helm #43 of the Detroit Red Wings during their NHL game at Joe Louis Arena October13, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo By Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Power Play Finally Comes Up Big In Victory

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.

97.1 The Ticket–10/17/2011

Johan Franzen #93 of the Detroit Red Wings skates against the Phoenix Coyotes.(File Photo By Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Franzen Should Bounce Back After Slow Finish

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.

97.1 The Ticket–09/21/2011

Johan Franzen #93 of the Detroit Red Wings skates against the Phoenix Coyotes.(File Photo By Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Detroit Red Wings Notes And Quotes 5-11-11

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.

97.1 The Ticket–05/11/2011

Mike Modano meets with the media after it was announced he will play in game 6 5-10-11 CBSDetroit.com

Modano Replaces Franzen For Game 6

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.

97.1 The Ticket–05/10/2011

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Karsch And Anderson: Thornton Dives

During the show today Doug and Scott talked about the Franzen slash on Joe Thornton and the dive that followed.

97.1 The Ticket–05/09/2011

SAN JOSE, CA - MAY 08: Linesman Derek Amell #75 pulls Johan Franzen #93 of the Detroit Red Wings off of Joe Thornton #19 of the San Jose Sharks in Game Five of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at HP Pavilion on May 8, 2011 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Detroit Red Wings Notes And Quotes 5-9-11

Johan Franzen did not play in the third period after he tweaked the ankle injury that has been hobbling him since Game 3 of the first round against Phoenix.

97.1 The Ticket–05/09/2011

Johan Franzen #93 of the Detroit Red Wings skates against the Phoenix Coyotes.(File Photo By Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Detroit Red Wings Roster Report 5-2-11

Johan Franzen returned after missing one game and about a week’s worth of practices with a sore left ankle.

97.1 The Ticket–05/02/2011

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