Showing 1 - 10 of 23 Stories for Johan Franzen
Andersson is solely responsible for finding Pavel Datsyuk, Johan Franzén, Niklas Kronwall, Gustav Nyquist and Jonathan Ericsson, and had ...
Same Time Next Year?
With hockey's two best teams set up to stay that way, a Penguins--Red Wings finals, rich with thickening subplots, could become a familiar event
PIERRE MCGUIRE'S: WEST
His relentless style drives opponents nuts. Johan Franzen. Detroit Red Wings. At 6'3" and 218 pounds, he can absorb a lot of abuse in front of ...
Staring Down The End
They looked like, as smiling winger Johan Franzen put it, "ballerinas," albeit ballerinas with really bad attitudes. They pumped four pucks past ...
Spirit Of '89
On the verge of the Stanley Cup finals the deep Red Wings—the best franchise in pro sports—owe their style and success to a daring draft 20 years ago that brought European hockey to the NHL
Smell The Glove
What makes the postseason special? Well, there's the face washing, the mid-game stitches, the overtime IVs, the lying and the paranoia. Then there's the hard-core hockey
DISGUSTING, BUT IN A GOOD WAY
With Henrik Zetterberg, Detroit's top scorer this year, out for the Coyotes series because of an injured left knee and forward Johan Franzen ...
The Third Russian
Alexander Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin may be the MVP favorites this season, but countryman Pavel Datsyuk of the Red Wings is the best all-around forward in the NHL
Spreading Their Wings
By closing in on its fourth NHL title in 11 years Detroit proved it could win on a budget, while team captain Nicklas Lidstrom helped change perceptions on the limits of European players
The Happy Ranger
Surrounded by fellow Czechs and doted on by his coach, an invigoratedJaromir Jagr is the key to the postseason for the league's bellwether team