Justin Abdelkader

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 21: Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings looks to the benches during the third period against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 21, 2015 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The Red Wings defeated the Lightning 3-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Battle Of The Red Wings And Lightning Girlfriends; Vote For Your Favorite [PHOTOS]

Who has better taste in girlfriends — Red Wings players or Lightning players?

97.1 The Ticket–04/22/2015

(Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Red Wings Expect Abdelkader Back For Game 3

Detroit expects to have left wing Justin Abdelkader back from a hand injury — he hasn’t played since April 4.

97.1 The Ticket–04/20/2015

SUNRISE, FL - MARCH 19: Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings battles in front of the net with Alex Petrovic #72 as Goaltender Roberto Luongo #1 of the Florida Panthers makes a pad save during third period action at the BB&T Center on March 19, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. The Panthers defeated the Red Wings 3-1. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Kronwall On Return Of Abdelkader For Game 3: ‘Abby’s A Force For Us’

“I don’t think people really know how much he means to this team,” Kronwall said Monday after the team practiced at Joe Louis Arena.

CBS Detroit–04/20/2015

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 05:  Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings shoots against Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers during there game at Madison Square Garden on November 5, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Back From Injury, Abdelkader Ready To Pick Up Where He Left Off

As the Red Wings try to snap a three-game losing streak, Abdelkader returns to action after missing seven games with a shoulder injury.

CBS Detroit–12/16/2014

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 22: Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings and Matt Bartkowski #43 of the Boston Bruins battle during the second period of Game Three of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on April 22, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Justin Abdelkader Ejected For Hit In World Championships [VIDEO]

Wings forward Justin Abdelkader is not exactly making friends overseas at the World Championships in Finland.

97.1 The Ticket–05/22/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 02: Gustav Nyquist #14 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates with Henrik Zetterberg #40 and Tomas Tatar #21 after scoring in the second period against the Washington Capitals at Verizon Center on February 2, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Gustav Nyquist On Playoffs: ‘Anything Can Happen’

Nyquist has more than proved his worth this season, but with the playoffs looming, the sense of urgency is stronger than ever.

CBS Detroit–04/11/2014

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 02:  Gustav Nyquist #14 of the Detroit Red Wings scores a third period game winning goal and is congratulated by his teammates Johan Franzen #93 during the game against the Boston Bruins at Joe Louis Arena on April 2, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Red Wings defeated the Bruins 3-2  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Potent Combination Of Veterans, Young Players Keeps Red Wings Alive

By winning four of their last five, they have all but locked up a spot.

CBS Detroit–04/07/2014

COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 11:  Dalton Prout #47 of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings battle for control of the puck during the third period on March 11, 2014 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Columbus defeated Detroit 4-1. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Justin Abdelkader Out Two Weeks; Defenseman Brendan Smith In At Left Wing

The move of Smith to forward demonstrates just how creative Mike Babcock has been forced to be as the injuries continue to mount.

CBS Detroit–03/18/2014

DETROIT, MI - MAY 23: Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings looks for a open teammate in front of Niklas Hjalmarsson #4 of the Chicago Blackhawks during the second period in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on May 23, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won the game 2-0 to take a 3-1 series lead. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Justin Abdelkader And Danny DeKeyser Set To Appear At Metro Detroit Meijer Locations

Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader and defenseman Danny DeKeyser are set to appear individually at six Meijer locations throughout the Metro Detroit area, signing autographs and interacting with the fans of Hockeytown.

97.1 The Ticket–02/18/2014

UNIONDALE, NY - NOVEMBER 16: Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings is checked during the game against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on November 16, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Justin Abdelkader’s Kick Assist To Patrick Eaves [VIDEO]

Check out the goal and assist!

97.1 The Ticket–01/23/2014