Kris Draper

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Jeff Riger: How Bad Is It?

At about 11:40 in the morning I got a call from Khang, the Karsch and Anderson producer telling me that there is a rumor claiming that Henrik Zetterberg is out for the remainder of the year


DENVER - DECEMBER 27:  Goalie Chris Osgood #30 of the Detroit Red Wings is congratulated by Kris Draper #33 and his teammates after he earned his 400th win with a victory over the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center on December 27, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. Osgood collected 46 saves as the Red Wings defeated the Avalanche 4-3 in overtime.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Jeff Riger: Just Ridiculous!

Aerosmith and Steven Tyler have a song called “Living on the Edge” where the chorus goes something like this…”there’s something wrong with the world today, I don’t know what it is” and I think that statement is true.

97.1 The Ticket–03/25/2011

Head Coach Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings. (File Photo By Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Jeff Riger: Bring On The Best In The West!

Can you smell it? Spring is in the air, the snow is all gone and the drive to Joe Louis Arena feels that of a playoff aura.

97.1 The Ticket–03/23/2011

Red Wings' Johan Franzen Back Thursday? Kris Draper Downcast

Johan Franzen skated today and said he’ll likely be ready to play in the Detroit Red Wings’ next game, which isn’t until Thursday against Calgary. Fellow forward Justin Abdelkader also is almost certain to be […]


Kris Draper Patient, But Injury Is Costly

Kris Draper was wearing a black team jacket popular with the coaching staff.