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Detroit Red Wings
Position
RW
 
Jersey
93
Name  Johan Franzen
Born  12/23/1979
Height  6-3
Weight  232
Shoots  L
10/23/2014 12:28:00 PM
Description: Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen (groin) was moved to the injured reserve a couple of days ago to make room for Pavel Datsyuk, but could return when eligible on Saturday.
Insight: When healthy, Franzen is a offensive force, as his five points in four games this season will atest, but keeping him healthy has been a problem lately. He played just 54 games last season.
 
10/20/2014 12:15:00 PM
Description: Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen did not start on Saturday and has missed Monday's practice which makes him unlikly to be ready for Tuesday's game with Montreal.
Insight: When healthy, Franzen is a offensive force, as his five points in four games this season will atest, but keeping him healthy has been a problem lately. He played just 54 games last season.
 
10/18/2014 7:41:00 PM
Description: Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen did not start on Saturday against the Maple Leafs.
Insight: Franzen is out due to a thigh injury he suffered Friday night. Stephen Weiss takes his roster spot and will play left wing on the third line. Justin Abdelkader has moved up to the top line for Saturday's game.
 
10/18/2014 11:42:00 AM
Description: Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen left Friday's game as a result of a thigh injury.
Insight: It seemed to be a muscle cramp, and Franzen said that he will have a chance to play Saturday night. For now, consider him day-to-day.
 
10/17/2014 9:40:00 PM
Description: Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen left Friday's game with a lower-body injury.
Insight: He scored his first two goals of the season before departing. Losing Franzen for an extended period of time would be a big blow for the Wings.
 
10/9/2014 10:22:00 PM
Description: Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen had two assists Thursday against Boston.
Insight: He set up Justin Abdelkader and Gustav Nyquist, for both of their first goals of the season. If Franzen can stay healthy, he should be in line for a big season.
 
9/23/2014 6:43:00 PM
Description: Red Wings right wing Johan Franzen will look to get a full season in this year.
Insight: Like a lot of Red Wings, Franzen missed some time last season. After playing in only 54 games and registering 41 points, he is currently being valued in the 13th round of drafts. If Franzen can stay healthy, getting him that late will be a steal.
 
4/13/2014 12:08:00 PM
Description: Red Wings left wing Johan Franzen won't be on the ice for Sunday's regular season finale against St. Louis. SOURCE: Helene St. James, Detroit Free Press
Insight: Detroit is resting many of its starters ahead of the team's first round series next week. If seeding doesn't change, the Wings will open against Boston, a team they won three out of four against during the regular season.
 
Hot3/7/2014 10:13:00 PM
Description: Detroit left wing Johan Franzen had a monster game Friday against New Jersey.
Insight: Franzen potted two goals to go along with two assists as the Red Wings torched the Devils for seven goals on 33 shots. The veteran now has ten points in his last five appearances. We'll see if he can add to that Sunday against the Rangers.
 
Hot3/4/2014 9:41:00 PM
Description: Red Wings left wing Johan Franzen has generated seven points in three games since he returned from a concussion.
Insight: Franzen missed all but one game from Dec. 15 to Feb. 26 and has come back with three straight multi-point games. He had a goal and an assist Tuesday at New Jersey.
 
Hot2/27/2014 10:33:00 PM
Description: Red Wings left wing Johan Franzen came up with his third career hat trick Thursday at Ottawa. He skated just 13:32, in large part because he spent 12 minutes in the penalty box.
Insight: Franzen (12 G, 16 A) looks like he's happy to be back on the ice after dealing with concussion symptoms and missing all but one game from Dec. 15 to Feb. 26. He's registered five points in his first two games back.
 
2/26/2014 4:17:00 PM
Description: Red Wings left wing Johan Franzen had two assists in his return from a concussion Wednesday.
Insight: Franzen (9 G, 16 A) first suffered a concussion back in December, tried to return on Jan. 26 and began experiencing symptoms again. He has played in 32 of Detroit's 59 games this season.
 
2/24/2014 1:27:00 PM
Description: Red Wings left wing Johan Franzen, who has been on injured reserve due to a recurrence of concussion symptoms and missed the Olympics, is "optimistic" about returning to the lineup on Wednesday.
Insight: Franzen (9G, 14A in 31 games) has played one game since Dec. 16. He'll see a doctor Monday as the final hurdle to his return to the lineup.
 
1/31/2014 9:58:00 AM
Description: Red Wings left wing Johan Franzen, who is on injured reserve due to a recurrence of concussion symptoms, will miss the Olympics, according to beat reporter Helene St. James.
Insight: Franzen (9G, 14A in 31 games) sat out from Dec. 16 to Jan. 25 with a concussion and was able to play just one game. It's a blow to the Swedish team and an indication that he's not going to return to the ice for the Red Wings for an extended period of time.
 
1/28/2014 5:26:00 PM
Description: Red Wings left wing Johan Franzen (concussion) has been placed back on injured reserve with a recurrence of concussion symptoms, according to Ansar Khan of mlive.com.
Insight: Franzen sat out from Dec. 16 to Jan. 25 with a concussion and was able to play just one game. The Red Wings are without Pavel Datsyuk, Henrik Zetterberg and Franzen at the moment.
 
1/25/2014 9:15:00 PM
Description: Red Wings left wing Johan Franzen (concussion) will return to the lineup Sunday barring a setback, GM Ken Holland said. SOURCE: freep.com
Insight: Franzen (9 G, 13 A in 30 games) hasn't played since Dec. 15 due to a concussion.
 
1/24/2014 11:26:00 AM
Description: Red Wings left wing Johan Franzen (concussion) still has no official timetable for his return, but MLive is reporting that Thursday "was the first day that he hasn't felt the least bit foggy."
Insight: Franzen (9 G, 13 A in 30 games) hasn't played since Dec. 15 and is still out indefinitely, but this is encouraging news. He's a top two-way player when he returns and is a solid fantasy option.
 
1/20/2014 11:26:00 AM
Description: Red Wings left wing Johan Franzen (concussion) skated with the team on Friday, but reportedly felt dizzy after the session.
Insight: Franzen (9 G, 13 A in 30 games) hasn't played since Dec. 15 and is still out indefinitely. He's a top two-way player when he returns and is a solid fantasy option.
 
1/8/2014 4:36:00 PM
Description: Red Wings left wing Johan Franzen (concussion) is not expected to play Thursday, according to Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press.
Insight: Franzen hasn't played since Dec. 15 and is out indefinitely.
 
1/4/2014 10:25:00 AM
Description: Red Wings left wing Johan Franzen (concussion) is questionable for Saturday's game, according to the Detroit News.
Insight: Franzen hasn't played since Dec. 15. He's traveling with the team and has a chance to play Saturday, but coach Mike Babcock was unsure about his status.
 

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