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  1. No Datsyuk, Alfredsson for Wings tonight vs. Boston

    Apr 2, 2014, 11:29 AM EDT

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    Detroit with injury problems? You don’t say.

  2. After seven-game absence, Jurco back for Detroit vs. Habs

    Mar 27, 2014, 6:09 PM EDT

    Detroit Red Wings v Toronto Maple Leafs

    He’ll skate with David Legwand and Johan Franzen.

  3. Playoff bubble watch — Red Wings edition

    Mar 27, 2014, 12:13 PM EDT

    Detroit Red Wings v Columbus Blue Jackets

    There’s more than history at stake for Detroit.

  4. TGIF: In which we salivate over potential playoff matchups

    Mar 14, 2014, 3:39 PM EDT

    Claude Giroux, Sidney Crosby

    Yep, another Penguins-Flyers series is a possibility.

  5. WATCH LIVE: Red Wings at Rangers stream link

    Mar 9, 2014, 11:58 AM EDT

    New York Rangers' Benoit Pouliot (67) and Detroit Red Wings' Niklas Kronwall (55) fight for control of the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    Can Johan Franzen maintain his incredible post-Olympics pace?

  6. NHL on NBC: Red Wings, Rangers fight to cling onto playoff spots

    Mar 9, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30), of Sweden, stops a shot on goal by Detroit Red Wings' Justin Abdelkader (8) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in New York. The Rangers won the game 1-0. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    They both desperately need every point they can get.

  7. Legwand slides into temporary top center role for Detroit

    Mar 6, 2014, 7:56 PM EDT

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    Injuries make him a key player instantly with Red Wings.

  8. Franzen pokes fun at Neil playing ‘hero’ after Sens enforcer tried to fight him

    Feb 28, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT

    SUNRISE, FL - DECEMBER 10: Johan Franzen #93 of the Detroit Red Wings skates with the puck during a NHL game against the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on December 10, 2013 in Sunrise, Florida.

    The Senators enforcer took off Franzen’s helmet, trying to start something with a guy that recently returned from a concussion.

  9. Franzen’s hat trick leads to goalie Hammond’s NHL debut

    Feb 27, 2014, 9:07 PM EDT

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    Ottawa’s Robin Lehner was the victim tonight.

  10. Franzen (concussion) optimistic about returning Wednesday

    Feb 24, 2014, 7:10 PM EDT

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    UNIONDALE, NY - NOVEMBER 29: Johan Franzen #93 of the Detroit Red Wings skates against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on November 29, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. The Red Wings defeated the Islanders 5-0. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

    He’s only played in one game since Dec. 15.

  11. Sweden’s Nicklas Backstrom a late scratch for gold medal game

    Feb 23, 2014, 7:07 AM EDT

    SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 14: Nicklas Backstrom #19 of Sweden handles the puck in the second period against Switzerland during the Men's Ice Hockey Preliminary Round Group C game on day seven of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 14, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

    The Swedes have lost several top-tier forwards.

  12. Franzen practicing, hopes to return by Olympic break’s end

    Feb 20, 2014, 10:00 AM EDT

    SUNRISE, FL - DECEMBER 10: Johan Franzen #93 of the Detroit Red Wings skates with the puck during a NHL game against the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on December 10, 2013 in Sunrise, Florida.

    He might not be out of the woods yet though.

  13. Here are your Olympic semifinal matchups

    Feb 19, 2014, 3:07 PM EDT

    SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 19: Teemu Selanne #8 of Finland skates during the Men's Ice Hockey Quarterfinal Playoff against Russia on Day 12 of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 19, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

    We got a pair of old gold medal rematches ahead of us.

  14. Here are your quarterfinal matchups and TV schedule

    Feb 18, 2014, 2:59 PM EDT

    SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 18: Alexander Ovechkin #8 of Russia looks on against Norway during the Men's Ice Hockey Qualification Playoff game on day eleven of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 18, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

    Canada and America’s games will both start at noon tomorrow.

  15. Alfredsson: Swedes ‘can’t focus on what we have to lose’

    Feb 17, 2014, 8:49 AM EDT

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    SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 15: Daniel Alfredsson #11 of Sweden looks on against Latvia during the Men's Ice Hockey Preliminary Round Group C game on day eight of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Shayba Arena on February 15, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

    After a strong showing in the preliminaries, can they avoid early upsets like in 2002 and 2010?

  16. Report: Hagelin injured but will play on for Sweden

    Feb 16, 2014, 8:45 PM EDT

    Carl Hagelin

    He was injured against Latvia.

  17. Lundqvist leads battered Swedes past Switzerland

    Feb 14, 2014, 9:43 AM EDT

    Sweden goaltender Henrik Lundqvist dives to deflect a shot on goal by Switzerland in the first period of a men's ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Mark Blinch, Pool)

    Daniel Alfredsson scores the lone goal in a 1-0 win.

  18. Sochi notes: Is an extra game such a bad thing?

    Feb 14, 2014, 4:41 AM EDT

    Sidney Crosby

    With thoughts on Henrik Zetterberg and the NHL’s future when it comes to the Olympics.

  19. PHT staff Olympic predictions: Who’s going to win gold?

    Feb 12, 2014, 10:29 AM EDT

    Sidney Crosby #87 of Canada celebrates with his captain Scott Niedermayer #27 after scoring the matchwinning goal in overtime past Ryan Miller #39 of the United States during the ice hockey men's gold medal game between USA and Canada on day 17 of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at Canada Hockey Place on February 28, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada.
(February 27, 2010 - Source: Alex Livesey/Getty Images North America)

    And silver… and bronze… and fourth place.

  20. PHT’s Pressing Olympic Questions: Are the Swedes healthy enough?

    Feb 11, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

    HenrikSedin

    They’ll be without two of their best forwards in Sochi.

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