9:22 AM EDT, Thu April 24, 2014

With Kronwall, Datsyuk and Alfredsson missing from practice, Babcock juggles up lines

DETROIT >> With Niklas Kronwall, Pavel Datsyuk and Daniel Alfredsson missing from practice, Wings coach Mike Babcock had a different look to his lines. “I didn’t ask anybody today on purpose,” Wings coach Mike Babcock said when asked if he …
Grand Rapids Press Apr 20, 2014
'Underrated' Niklas Kronwall assumed bigger role to help Red Wings battle through injuries

'Underrated' Niklas Kronwall assumed bigger role to help Red Wings battle through injuries

With Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk out for much of the second half, Kronwall stepped up and assumed more of a leadership role while helping the Red Wings extended their streak of playoff appearances to 23 straight seasons.
Winging It In Motown Apr 19, 2014

Game 1 Highlights & Postgame Comments: Mike Babcock, Niklas Kronwall, Drew Miller

Just four minutes of highlights in this 60-minute game, but you can really see how much both teams had to battle to get to the middle of the ice in the offensive zone with the puck. Both sides really held their men to the outside well and made this a tough board-battling game. Here's Mike Babcock's postgame presser where he talks about being the underdog and which guys he thought did a good job battling in this one. Niklas Kronwall sounded very captainly in his postgame comments, which is a good thing coming from the guy who is pretty much the de facto captain for the Wings while Henrik...
Detroit News Apr 15, 2014

Niklas Kronwall steps up from role player to team leader for Red Wings

In the past, Niklas Kronwall played well his part for the Red Wings: role player. That was in the past. Now Kronwall has become a leader for a team disappointed by an earlier-than-hoped-for exit from the playoffs in 2013 to a team hungry with excitement for the 2014 postseason, which begins Friday in Boston.
Stanley Cup of Chowder Apr 14, 2014

Get to know a dumb jerk Red Wing: Niklas "Klean Hit" Kronwall

Great to here were finally getting some bodies back tonight — Niklas Kronwall (@Kronner55) March 24, 2012 Niklas Kronwall is a dumb jerk of a Detroit Red Wing, and he always has been. Known for "Kronwalling," the act of using a lack of prior suspensions to prevent yourself from getting future suspensions despite dirty hits, Niklas Kronwall is the rock that holds the Detroit Red Wings defense together. Unfortunately for Detroit, they'd be better off with another guy named Niklas back there. But the other guy retired. Suckers. Of the detritus (more like Detroit-us heyooooo) left, here's...

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