Johan Franzen RW DET 7 Days
Johan Franzen has been absolutely lighting up the scoresheets since returning from an undisclosed upper-body injury on Nov. 12th.
In eight contests since his return, Franzen has registered 11 points along with 24 shots on goal while also chipping in with 11 hits, 10 penalty minutes and a plus seven rating. He started the 2013-14 season in slow motion with five points in the first 13 contests, but has certainly found his groove as of late. If you can get your hands on him, make sure you do so.
Johan Franzen RW DET 10 Days
Johan Franzen scored the game-winner and an assist in the Detroit Red Wings' 3-1 win against the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday.
Daniel Alfredsson also had a goal and an assist in his return to action while Henrik Zetterberg's helper gives him 700 points in his NHL career.
Johan Franzen RW DET 19 Days
Johan Franzen scored twice and added an assist but his Red Wings could not handle the Capitals in the shootout, losing 4-3 Friday night.
The Mule is looking very streaky this season, but has managed four goals and nine points through 15 games. He responded to a five-game pointless drought with four points in his past two games.
Johan Franzen RW DET 22 Days
Johan Franzen picked up an assist in his return to the lineup on Tuesday night from an upper-body injury.
Frazen had missed five of Detroit's previous six games due to his undisclosed ailment. He played alongside Darren Helm and Daniel Alfredsson on Detroit's second line versus Winnipeg. Coach Mike Babcock was impressed with how the trio played. "I thought he was pretty good," Babcock said of Franzen. "Both him and Helmer, I mean, they haven't played a lot of hockey. They dominated some shifts. I thought those guys played well, gave us a real good second group."
Johan Franzen RW DET 23 Days
Johan Franzen has been cleared to play and he's likely to step back into Detroit's lineup on Tuesday night.
He has missed five of the past six games with an undisclosed upper-body injury. Franzen would not go into detail on what he was suffering from, but he had to leave the Wings' match on Nov. 1 in Calgary after two periods because he felt nauseous. Daniel Cleary might be a healthy scratch on Tuesday to make room for him.