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Red Wings’ Kronwall ‘day-to-day’ with mild concussion

Oct 18, 2013, 11:17 PM EDT

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The Detroit Red Wings will be without defenseman Niklas Kronwall, although for how long remains to be seen.

Kronwall suffered a mild concussion after he was driven from behind and face-first into the end boards by Colorado Avalanche forward Cody McLeod on Thursday and is, according to what Red Wings general manager Ken Holland told Detroit media, “day-to-day.”

Kronwall was taken off the ice on a stretcher, while McLeod was given a major penalty for boarding and a game misconduct.

McLeod now faces an in-person hearing with the NHL. That means he could receive a suspension of six games or more.

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