Category: ‘Forwards’

Patrick Eaves Looks to Return After Injury-Plagued Season
September 5th, 2012 at 5:37 PM
Patrick Eaves is just happy to be back on the ice for the Detroit Red Wings. ***PHOTO1*** The forward took part in a player-run practice session at Troy Sports Center in Troy, Michigan Tuesday. Even though it was not a full speed session, Eaves was happy to return to practicing after injuries...

Gustav Nyquist Looks to Crack Top-Six Forwards
August 30th, 2012 at 11:19 PM
Gustav Nyquist came really close to playing a full season with the Detroit Red Wings last season. But roster numbers worked against him, and he ended up in Grand Rapids, where he posted 58 points in 56 games with the Griffins. In the 18 games he played in Detroit, Nyquist scored one goal...

Jordin Tootoo Could Be a Surprise for Red Wings.
August 28th, 2012 at 10:56 PM
Since his career began with the Nashville Predators in 2003, Jordin Tootoo has been known as a pest on the ice. ***PHOTO1*** Now in Detroit, he looks to improve on his offensive skills while continuing to bring much needed grit, Helene St. James writes. Tootoo has worked hard on his offense the last few seasons, and...

Big Things Expected for Damien Brunner
August 25th, 2012 at 2:39 PM
Before NHL free agency opened back in July, the average Detroit Red Wings fan had most likely never heard of Damien Brunner. It might be safe to say that even the most die-hard fans had never heard of the Swiss forward. The only way anyone would know of Brunner is if they were...

Johan Franzen Needs to Play Consistent and Angry
August 23rd, 2012 at 11:35 PM
Johan Franzen has been known by Detroit Red Wings' fans and teammates as "The Mule" throughout his career. ***PHOTO1*** The Swedish forward has been one of the top goal scorers for the Red Wings since the 2007-08 season. Franzen has also performed well in the playoffs, scoring 38 career goals in postseason play. Following the...