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Grand Rapids Press Apr 29, 2015
Red Wings' Justin Abdelkader on Petr Mrazek playing first Game 7: 'He's going to do the job'

Red Wings' Justin Abdelkader on Petr Mrazek playing first Game 7: 'He's going to do the job'

The Red Wings have 17 players who have appeared in a Game 7 in the NHL but Mrazek isn't one of them.
Winging It In Motown Apr 27, 2015

Quick Hits: Bring On Game 6!

Red Wings News Red Wings' rookie goalie Petr Mrazek quickly embraces big stage in Stanley Cup playoffs | MLive.comSo far so good for Petr Mrazek. I have been a little skeptical about his play all season, but he has quickly proved me wrong this postseason. Red Wings have done remarkable job containing Lightning sniper Steven Stamkos in series | MLive.comI am not going to comment on Stamkos' play (or rather, lack thereof) until after this series is over. Red Wings' Justin Abdelkader: If you're going to dish it out, you have to take it, too | MLive.comAbdelkader said that he had "no hard...
Grand Rapids Press Apr 26, 2015
Red Wings' Justin Abdelkader: If you're going to dish it out, you have to take it, too

Red Wings' Justin Abdelkader: If you're going to dish it out, you have to take it, too

Abdelkader has "no hard feelings" about the check he received from Jason Garrison in Game 5.
Grand Rapids Press Apr 25, 2015

Gritty Justin Abdelkader set the tone for Red Wings in first period, say FSD analysts

Abdelkader led both team with three hits as Detroit took a 1-0 lead on Riley Sheahan's power-play goal.
Grand Rapids Press Apr 23, 2015

Red Wings' Justin Abdelkader expects physical play to ramp up as series progresses

The hitting had increased with each game between the Red Wings and Lightning.
Grand Rapids Press Apr 22, 2015

Red Wings' Justin Abdelkader sticks up for Petr Mrazek after 'dirty play' by Tampa Bay's Cedric Paquette

Paquette dumped the Red Wings goalie from behind and Abdelkader stepped in.
Grand Rapids Press Apr 22, 2015

Justin Abdelkader's grit, physical play a major factor in Red Wings' best game of 2015 playoffs

Abdelkader had six hits, an assist and went to the aid of goaltender Petr Mrazek after he was dumped from behind in the third period of a 3-0 victory over Tampa Bay that gave the Red Wings a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.
Grand Rapids Press Apr 21, 2015

Justin Abdelkader provides spark for Red Wings in return to lineup

Abdelkader had an assist and six hits in a 3-0 victory over the Lightning to help Detroit take a 2-1 series lead.
Grand Rapids Press Apr 21, 2015
Red Wings' Mike Babcock on bounce-back fallacy; Lightning's Jon Cooper lauds Justin Abdelkader

Red Wings' Mike Babcock on bounce-back fallacy; Lightning's Jon Cooper lauds Justin Abdelkader

Cooper said Abdelkader could be "the straw the stirs the drink" for Detroit.
Grand Rapids Press Apr 20, 2015

Justin Abdelkader's size, physical presence, scoring much-needed elements for Red Wings in playoffs

Henrik Zetterberg's line, with Gustav Nyquist and Abdelkader, with be matched up against the Steven Stamkos unit in Game 3.
Grand Rapids Press Apr 20, 2015

Red Wings' Justin Abdelkader looking to be physical on forecheck in return to lineup

Forward will return Tuesday after missing six games with a hand injury.

Abdelkader, Smith in Game 3; Babcock: “We have a lot more to give.”

DETROIT >> Quick update from Wings practice Monday at Joe Louis Arena. There will be two changes made to the Wings’ lineup for Game 3, Tuesday night against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Justin Abdelkader and Brendan Smith will both make …
Grand Rapids Press Apr 20, 2015

Red Wings shuffle lines, defense pairs for Game 3 as Justin Abdelkader, Brendan Smith return to lineup

Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg will be split at home, giving the Red Wings more favorable matchups, they believe.
Grand Rapids Press Apr 18, 2015

Red Wings' Mike Babcock will start Petr Mrazek in Game 3, expects Justin Abdelkader back in lineup

Abdelkader, who has missed the past six games with a hand injury, could provide a boost at both ends of the ice.
Grand Rapids Press Apr 17, 2015
Red Wings' Mike Babcock anticipates same lineup for Game 2, so Justin Abdelkader remains out

Red Wings' Mike Babcock anticipates same lineup for Game 2, so Justin Abdelkader remains out

It appears Abdelkader will get at least a few more days to recover from his hand injury.

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