The Detroit Red Wings announced on Tuesday that defenseman Niklas Kronwall will miss two to four weeks with a knee injury.
Kronwall missed the Red Wings' annual Toast of Hockeytown event on Monday night and had his knee scoped on Tuesday morning.
The Detroit Red Wings waived defenseman Jakub Kindl on Saturday.
With Kyle Quincey returning from injury for Detroit's Sunday matchup with the Anaheim Ducks, the Red Wings' roster would have had been at eight defenseman, a position general manager Ken Holland said the team would not accommodate..
The Detroit Red Wings scored twice in the third period Thursday night, rallying for a 3-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens.
With the game tied 1-1, former Detroit draft pick Tomas Fleischmann snapped a shot from the inside edge of the left faceoff circle past Red Wings' netminder Petr Mrazek at 4:30 of the third, giving the Canadiens their first lead of the game..
Tomas Jurco scored his first goal of the season and Detroit goalie Jimmy Howard stopped 38 of 40 shots but it wasn't enough for the Red Wings, as they dropped a 3-2 shootout decision to the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night..
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