DETROIT (AP) — Niklas Kronwall is retiring after 15 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings.
The hard-hitting defenseman announced his retirement in a video Tuesday on the team's Twitter account....
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings ended a third straight season without a postseason bid, counting on a core of players 24 years old and younger to end the postseason drought next...
DETROIT (AP) — Andreas Athanasiou got the Detroit Red Wings' offense going, and Jimmy Howard backed it up.
Athanasiou scored twice, including a penalty shot, and Jimmy Howard made 40 saves in his 500th game to lead the Red Wings to a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night.
Frans Nielsen scored to break a 2-2 tie late in the second period.
"(Athanasiou) doing what he does best in the first period, Frans burying one in the second, that's all we needed tonight," Howard said. "It was nice."
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Badly outshot over the first two periods, the Detroit Red Wings still managed to have the lead and went on to another win.
Niklas Kronwall had a goal and an assist, Jonathan Bernier stopped 38 shots and the Red Wings beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 on Thursday night.
Jonathan Ericsson, Frans Nielsen and Dylan Larkin also scored to help Detroit win for the second time at PNC Arena this season. Larkin's empty-netter with 19 seconds left extended his point streak to nine games.
DETROIT (AP) — Niklas Kronwall scored to give Detroit a two-goal lead, and later in the first period, he knocked Anders Lee off his feet with a high, hard hit.
After that, the New York Islanders began asserting themselves.
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings earned and got some breaks while extending their season-high winning streak to three games.
Justin Abdelkader scored a short-handed goal midway through the third period and Trevor Daley put the puck in an empty net for another short-handed score in the final minute, helping Detroit beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on Thursday night.
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings placed defensemen Niklas Kronwall and Jonathan Ericsson on injured reserve on Wednesday.
Right wing Luke Witkowski, and defensemen Joe Hicketts and Filip Hronek were recalled from Grand Rapids of the AHL. The moves came a day before the Red Wings open the season at home against Columbus.
Kronwall is on the IR retroactive to Sept. 28, and Ericsson to Sept. 20.
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings are a team in transition, and that was evident Tuesday night.
Veteran defenseman Niklas Kronwall scored a goal for his 400th point, while rookie defenseman Joe Hicketts, playing his second NHL game, grabbed a pair of assists for his first career points as the Red Wings beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2.
"It's neat for sure," Detroit coach Jeff Blashill said. "It's good. I thought a number of our young players played well."
DETROIT (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers buckled down and played the kind of hockey they know they're capable of playing.
A solid 6-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday ended a three-game losing streak for Oilers, who'd surrendered 18 goals during their skid.
"There's no sense of relief, because we know we are capable of winning hockey games," Oilers center Mark Letestu said. "We know those three games aren't the hockey we can play, and we came in to prove that tonight.
DETROIT (AP) — Jared Bednar thought his Colorado Avalanche got what they deserved Sunday night.
Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill didn't disagree.
Nathan MacKinnon scored 2:55 into overtime and Colorado overcame a late two-goal deficit to beat Detroit 4-3.
Niklas Kronwall put Detroit ahead 3-1 with 8:53 left in the third period, but Nail Yakupov made it 3-2 on a power play with 6:15 remaining before Carl Soderberg tied it with Colorado's goalie pulled in the final minute.
BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand got fined, but avoided a suspension — and led the Boston Bruins to a victory.
Marchand scored two second-period goals in a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night, hours after he was docked $10,000 by the NHL but not ordered to sit out any games for what the league termed was "a dangerous trip" of Detroit defenseman Niklas Kronwall on Jan. 24.
BOSTON (AP) — The NHL has fined Bruins forward Brad Marchand $10,000 for a dangerous trip in Boston's game against Detroit this week.
The fine is the maximum allowed under the collective bargaining agreement.
Marchand tripped Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall in Tuesday night's game, which the Bruins won 4-3 in overtime. He was not penalized.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sweden has added Hampus Lindholm to its World Cup roster and removed two-time Olympian Niklas Kronwall from the 23-man team.
The Swedish Ice Hockey Association announced the move Wednesday.
Kronwall was limited to 64 games with the Detroit Red Wings last season because of a knee injury. The 35-year-old defenseman has 74 goals and 365 points over 12 NHL seasons.