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Apr 13, 2014
Rotoworld
Niklas Kronwall will be a healthy scratch on Sunday.
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...
Grand Rapids Press Mar 23, 2014
Red Wings got a lift when Niklas Kronwall returned; Darren Helm might not play on back-to-back days

Red Wings got a lift when Niklas Kronwall returned; Darren Helm might not play on back-to-back days

Darren Helm logged 12:06 in ice time in his first game back after missing eight games with a concussion.
Hockey Wilderness Mar 22, 2014

Minnesota Wild vs Detroit Red Wings: Game recap

Wild lose 3-2 to the Red Wings. They'll take Wings on again tomorrow night at the Joe Lewis Arena Another heartbreaking loss for the home team tonight. Wild got goals from Kaptain Mikko Koivu, and a penalty shot goal from the heavens by Charlie Coyle, but that was enough to beat the Read Wings in their first match up this season. Luckily for the Wild, they can get their redemption tomorrow in Detroit. One scary moment in the first period happened when Niklas Kronwall fell awkwardly into the boards and was clearly knocked unconscious. He went back to the room with the training staff, but...

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