Niklas Kronwall D DET 9 Days

Kronwall assisted on a pair of goals in Saturday's 5-2 victory over the Predators.

The two assists snapped a four-game scoreless streak for the blue-liner. The 34-year-old defender should end up close to his 49-point output from last season, as he remains in the top tier of fantasy defenseman.

Niklas Kronwall D DET 20 Days

Kronwall tallied a power-play assist in Tuesday's win over the Oilers.

That gives Kronwall five helpers over his last five games, boosting his point total to 23 for the season. The 33-year-old remains on track for the third 40-point season of his career.

Niklas Kronwall D DET 1 Month

Kronwall registered two assists in Saturday's 3-2 overtime victory over the Senators.

Kronwall was a setup man on both of the Red Wings' regulation goals, showing that the upper-body ailment that threatened his availability for Saturday's game is nothing to fret over. The points were the first in four games for the blueliner, who has noticed his production tail off since the start of December.

Niklas Kronwall D DET 1 Month

Kronwall (upper body) is active for Saturday's game against the Senators, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.

Kronwall was forced from Tuesday's game with the upper-body injury but made it through morning skate without issue and was thus given the green light to play against Ottawa.

Niklas Kronwall D DET 1 Month

Kronwall (upper body) will be a game-time decision for Saturday's game against the Senators, MLive.com's Ansar Khan reports.

Kronwall was a full participant at morning skate and it appears more likely than not that he will play Saturday, but he did note that he still needs final clearance from the team doctor before taking to the ice. Expect his status to be verified when the Red Wings take their pregame warmup a half hour prior to Saturday's game.

Niklas Kronwall D DET 1 Month

Kronwall (upper body) will suit up for Saturday's game against the Senators, MLive.com's Ansar Khan reports.

After Kronwall exited Tuesday's game early with the upper-body injury, the recently-completed three-day holiday break appears to have afforded him enough time to recover from the ailment. He was a full participant in the Red Wings' gameday skate Saturday, assuming his usual spot on the top pairing with Jonathan Ericsson. Fantasy owners should feel comfortable about reinserting Kronwall into their lineups.

Niklas Kronwall D DET 1 Month

Kronwall (upper body) is listed as day-to-day after leaving Tuesday's game against the Sabres early, Brendan Savage of MLive Media Group reports.

After the game general manager Ken Holland said he's hopeful that Kronwall will be able to take advantage of the added rest of the Christmas break and ultimately play against the Senators on Saturday. The 33-year-old came into Tuesday having played in 34 games with a combined total of 18 points.

Niklas Kronwall D DET 1 Month

Kronwall left Tuesday's game against the Sabres with an upper-body injury and will not return.

Kronwall suffered the injury after taking a hit deep in the Wings' zone during the second period. The team likely won't have further word on the extent of the injury until after the game. If the injury ends up just being a day-to-day concern, the upcoming three-day break in the NHL schedule could potentially allow Kronwall enough time to heal up before Detroit's next game Saturday.

Niklas Kronwall D DET 1 Month

Kronwall scored Detroit's only goal in a 4-1 loss to Toronto on Saturday night. It came on the power play.

It was his fifth of the season and 18th point in 31 games. But it was just his first power-play goal of the year after he potted five of his eight last season while playing with the man advantage.

Niklas Kronwall D DET 2 Months

Kronwall contributed a pair of helpers in Friday's win over the Devils.

That's 15 points (three goals) in 23 games for Kronwall, who once again is doing a tremendous job at managing the blueline in Detroit. The power-play quarterback is a massive workhorse who is on track for the second 50-point season of his NHL career. You know what to do.