As the Red Wings try to snap a three-game losing streak, Abdelkader returns to action after missing seven games with a shoulder injury.
Wings forward Justin Abdelkader is not exactly making friends overseas at the World Championships in Finland.
Nyquist has more than proved his worth this season, but with the playoffs looming, the sense of urgency is stronger than ever.
By winning four of their last five, they have all but locked up a spot.
The move of Smith to forward demonstrates just how creative Mike Babcock has been forced to be as the injuries continue to mount.
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.
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The Detroit Red Wings and forward Justin Abdelkader announced today the second annual Red Wings for Reading program to encourage Michigan elementary school students to read this school year.
He was definitely missed during his two game suspension in round one, but Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader said the plan was not for his return to be the difference in his team’s game 6 and 7 win over the Anaheim Ducks.
Detroit’s Justin Abdelkader has been suspended two games for Saturday’s hit on Anaheim’s Toni Lydman.