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win all four of its games in regulation in what has been quite a feat without Henrik Zetterberg, Daniel Sedin and Johan Franzen . The short-handed Swedes ended a feel-good story, eliminating Slovenia in its first Olympic hockey tournament
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and Carey Price made 23 saves. Tomas Tatar scored two goals for Detroit, Riley Sheahan a goal and an assist, and Johan Franzen also scored. Jimmy Howard stopped 19 shots. Pacioretty gave Montreal a 4-3 lead with a shot from the right circle
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free agent after the season. Holland said Legwand will be at the morning skate Thursday and would likely play between Johan Franzen and Gustav Nyquist. "He's good defensively," Holland said. "He's a guy that puts up 50-60 points. And
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PLAY OF THE DAY: Pavel Datsyuk's brilliant goal. Watch the video. The play starts with a poor pass from teammate Johan Franzen that could have resulted in a costly turnover. Instead, Datsyuk, already at full speed in the neutral zone, reaches
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looked promising up front because of the maturation of young forwards and the improving health of Stephen Weiss and Johan Franzen . Zetterberg's loss will be a difficult blow to absorb, and if Datsyuk's left knee acts up, suddenly the Wings
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goals in Tuesday's loss, and New Jersey outshot Detroit 29-23 (14-4 in the final period). The Red Wings' Johan Franzen had a goal and an assist in that game, and has four points in his last four matchups (three goals, one assist
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Pavel Datsyuk and Luke Glendening are the only Wings with goals. Forwards Gustav Nyquist, Daniel Alfredsson and Johan Franzen all have been shut out, putting Detroit in a must-win situation on Thursday. Zetterberg left the 2014 Winter Olympics
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Zetterberg is a four-time Olympian who won a gold medal with Sweden in Turin in 2006. His absence is another blow to the Swedes, who were a medal favorite before Henrik Sedin and Johan Franzen were forced to skip the Olympics with injuries.
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Forwards Gustav Nyquist, Tomas Tatar, Darren Helm and Riley Sheahan did not have a point. Veterans Daniel Aldresson, Johan Franzen and Darren Helm did not score so Detroit managed just six goals in the series. Detroit has a short window with Datsyuk
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then the 2006 Olympic champions have lost three of their best forwards due to injuries: Zetterberg, Henrik Sedin and Johan Franzen . Lundqvist, their three-time Olympian goaltender, still gives them a chance to win any game. "We all know if