Champ: Justin Abdelkader for his play over the weekend.
Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader has had an up-and-down second season. He’s experienced some long stretches without making an impact offensively or providing the kind of physical presence the team needs from him.
–RW Justin Abdelkader had a strong game, with a team-high seven shots on goal, as he crashed the net regularly and worked hard down low. He also won four of five faceoffs on a night […]
Nashville has had Detroit’s number this season. The Predators have won four consecutive games vs. the Red Wings, thanks mostly to strong goaltending.
The Wings have been mediocre, at best, on the penalty-kill all season. But they feel it is getting stronger.
The Red Wings are looking at varying lengths for Justin Abdelkader’s new contract, as he’s pegged to be a significant part of their future.
It’s not like Mike Babcock is calling on Justin Abdelkader to act as the team’s enforcer against the Phoenix Coyotes in Game 2 tonight. It’s not like Babcock thinks his presence will deter Shane Doan, […]