Colorado Avalanche forward Cody McLeod was suspended for five games by the NHL on Monday for his hit along the boards on Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall last week.
Thursday night’s Wings 4-2 win over the Avs in Denver featured a very scary moment …
Detroit defenseman Niklas Kronwall was carried off the ice on a stretcher after being rammed into the boards on Thursday night by Colorado Avalanche forward Cody McLeod.
In the wake the fatal shooting of Michigan State trooper Paul Butterfield Monday night, there was a somber feeling hovering over the team’s visit to the Michigan State Police Training Academy.
Jimmy Howard, Goalie – He has had solid regular seasons, but Howard’s performance in the playoffs last season was disappointing in a first-round loss to Nashville. Howard has to be at the top of his game, especially now that all-time great defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom has retired.
The NHLPA Charity Hockey Game will feature players including Todd Bertuzzi, Jimmy Howard, Johan Franzen, Niklas Kronwall, Steve Ott, James Neal, Keith Yandle, and Brenden Morrow.
This is why we love Niklas Kronwall, he just destroys everything in his wake.
Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall was recognized for his offensive abilities Monday, when he was named the NHL’s second star of the week after picking up seven points in three games.
St. Louis Blues forward Chris Stewart has been suspended three games for shoving Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall into the boards from behind.
The Detroit Red Wings have become the rarest of pro franchises by drafting, developing and keeping their players for more than a decade.