Niklas Kronwall RUMORS & NEWS

  • Wings send Mantha to Grand Rapids, Kronwall to IR

    Detroit News "The Red Wing sent one of their brightest prospects, 22-year-old Anthony Mantha, to Grand Rapids on Tuesday and, as expected, placed veteran defenseman Niklas Kronwall on injured reserve to start the season. The moves clear space for the speedy forward Andreas Athanasiou to remain on the roster..." October 11

  • Wings’ Niklas Kronwall probably not ready to start season

    Detroit News "The Red Wings begin the regular season Thursday in Tampa Bay, but Niklas Kronwall probably won’t be ready. Kronwall has been limited because of left knee pain. Kronwall removed himself from Sweden’s World Cup of Hockey roster, hasn’t played in any exhibition games, and has only recently..." October 07

  • Red Wings Expect Kronwall At Training Camp

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Red Wings Coach Jim Blashill is confident that Niklas Kronwall will be healthy for training camp despite missing the upcoming World Cup of Hockey. The Swedish defenseman bowed out of the fall tournament because of a lingering knee injury that sidelined him for 15 games last season. Kronwall says..." August 28

  • Kronwall out for World Cup, Sweden names Lindholm as replacement

    Pro Hockey Talk "Appropriate timing for this news, given it’s Red Wings day at PHT — Team Sweden has announced that Detroit d-man Niklas Kronwall will miss the upcoming World Cup of Hockey, and has been replaced by Anaheim’s Hampus Lindholm on the active roster. Kronwall, 35, has been dealing with a troublesome..." August 24

  • Knee surgery ‘is not an option’ for Kronwall, says Holland

    Pro Hockey Talk "It appears Detroit Red Wings veteran defenseman Niklas Kronwall will not undergo surgery for an ailing knee that bothered him last season. The 35-year-old hard-hitting Kronwall, who has three years remaining on his seven-year contract worth an annual cap hit of $4.75 million, as per General..." May 19

  • Detroit Red Wings' Niklas Kronwall 'getting opinions' on bad knee

    Detroit Free Press "Niklas Kronwall is hoping that a summer of hard work can help him rebound. But his knees might not cooperate. The Detroit Red Wings defenseman is exploring ways to improve the left knee he had scoped in January. General manager Ken Holland told the Free Press today that Kronwall "is getting..." May 02