Johan Franzen

Johan Franzen

Height/Weight: 6' 4"/232 lbs
Born: Vetlanda, Sweden
Draft: 2004 3rd round (97th pick) by the
Shoots: L

    Joe Veleno looks to grab best opportunity he's had with Red Wings

    Veleno has had three stints in Detroit but hasn’t played more than five consecutive games before being sent back to Grand Rapids or, in the latest case, getting injured. Now, with center Mitchell Stephens (lower-body injury) out until at least February, Veleno can gain traction. He’s got better hockey in him than what he’s played so far,” Blashill said.

  • Gwinnett Daily Post

    Islanders bring nine-game losing streak to Detroit

    The Islanders, whose previous two scheduled games were postponed due to a COVID-19 outbreak within the locker room, finally resembled something close to a full NHL team. Josh Bailey, Andy Greene, Anders Lee and Adam Pelech all returned from protocols. New York, playing its fifth game at UBS Arena, needed just 64 seconds to take its first lead at the new home when Mathew Barzal scored on a semi-breakaway.

  • Detroit Free Press

    How Nick Leddy's veteran presence on blue line could pay off twice for Detroit Red Wings

    The Detroit Red Wings added Nick Leddy in the offseason, and he could be on the move again as valuable trade bait.