Niklas Kronwall D DET 2 Months

Kronwall dished out two assists in Sunday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Lightning.

It was the second straight two point game for Kronwall, bringing him to nine assists and 12 points on the year. He dished it out 41 times last season, and could push 40 points from the blue line this year.

Niklas Kronwall D DET 2 Months

Kronwall scored his third goal of the season and added an assist in Friday's win over New Jersey.

Kronwall is up to 10 points in 14 games this season, to go with a minus-2 rating. He logs heavy minutes in Detroit and has recorded almost half of his points on the power play, where he lines up alongside Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg. Keep him rolling.

Niklas Kronwall D DET 2 Months

Kronwall dished out a pair of helpers in Friday's win over the Kings.

The 33-year-old now has eight points (two goals) in 10 games, to go with a minus-1 rating. Counted on a heavy minute-muncher in Detroit, Kronwall could come close to duplicating the success of the eight-goal, 49 point season he put up in 2013-14.

Niklas Kronwall D DET 2 Months

Kronwall blew up for two goals, an assist, two PIM and a plus-3 rating in Thursday's comeback win over the Penguins.

Henrik Zetterberg may have been the architect of the comeback, but Kronwall played a major role too. He scored the first goal for the Wings, assisted on Zetterberg's late tally that started the comeback, and then put the game-tying tally past Thomas Greiss with 39 seconds remaining. The first multi-point game of the year for Kronwall, Thursday's effort lifts him to a total of six points in seven games and flips his plus-minus back to the positive side of the ledger.

Niklas Kronwall D DET 3 Months

Kronwall finished the preseason with no goals and one assist in four games played.

Kronwall had a nice season in 2013-14, finishing with 49 points and he could put up similar numbers this year. Although he could use a stronger power-play partner, Kronwall should still finish with around 50 points and be considered one of the league's top fantasy defensemen.

Niklas Kronwall D DET 8 Months

Detroit blueliner Niklas Kronwall scored a goal for the Red Wings in Thursday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Bruins.

Kronwall won't be happy about the fact he and his teammates have fallen behind the Bruins 3-1 in the series, but it will be a day he never forgets as he became a father prior to scoring a goal in the losing effort. Pavel Datsyuk scored the other Detroit goal in the loss.

Niklas Kronwall D DET 8 Months

Niklas Kronwall is expecting the arrival of a new baby any day now.

He's projected to play Thursday night in Game 4 against Boston. We'll let you if Kronwall will miss any time as a result of his wife's pregnancy. He has no points and a minus-1 rating in three games against Boston during these playoffs.

Niklas Kronwall D DET 9 Months

Niklas Kronwall will be a healthy scratch on Sunday.

Detroit is resting a few of its players ahead of the playoffs. Kronwall will finish the season with eight goals and 49 points in 79 games this season.

Niklas Kronwall D DET 9 Months

It appears that Niklas Kronwall escaped a potentially serious injury in Saturday's win over Minnesota.

He slid awkwardly into the end boards early in the first period, but he was able to return later in the frame. "Just got a little dinged," Kronwall said. "I got up and was a little woozy and you have to go through testing. But I got cleared and I was ready to go." It's likely he'll be put through some additional tests before he gets the green light to play in Sunday's rematch versus the Wild.

Niklas Kronwall D DET 10 Months

Niklas Kronwall netted his seventh goal of the season in a 3-2 overtime loss to Colorado Thursday night.

Kronwall has now amassed 40 points in 60 games this year, putting him on pace for an exceptional season. Tomas Jurco was the only other goal scorer for Detroit in the loss.