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Detroit's Justin Abdelkader suspended 2 games for hit on Anaheim's Toni Lydman

Detroit's Justin Abdelkader has been suspended two games for Saturday's hit on Anaheim's Toni Lydman.The suspension means Abdelkader must miss Games 4 and 5 of the first-round playoff series between the Red Wings and Ducks. Anaheim leads the series 2-1.Abdelkader appeared to catch Lydman in the side of the head with his left shoulder, and he was given a major penalty for charging and a game misconduct with 4:49 remaining in the second period. Anaheim went on to win the game 4-0.The 26-year-old Abdelkader played all 48 games during the regular season for Detroit, scoring 10 goals with three assists. He also scored a goal in Game 2 against Anaheim, and the Red Wings went on to win 5-4 in overtime.Game 4 is Monday night....

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  1. Red Wings F Abdelkader suspended 2 games

    The National Hockey League issued a two-game suspension to Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader on Sunday.Abdelkader was given a major for charging and a game...

  2. Anaheim beats Red Wings 4-0 to take 2-1 lead in series; Detroit's Abdelkader ejected for hit

    Nick Bonino scored for Anaheim on a second-period power play — 18 seconds after Detroit's Justin Abdelkader was ejected for a violent hit on Toni Lydman — and the Du...

  3. Abdelkader's goal with 3:24 left gives Red Wings 4-3 win over Flames

    Justin Abdelkader scored the winning goal with 3:24 left to help the Detroit Red Wings edge the Calgary Flames 4-3 on Friday night.Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterber...

  4. Red Wings hope to rebound against Sabres

    (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Red Wings hope to return to the win column on Tuesday when the playoff-hopeful club visits the Buffalo Sabres for a clash at First ...

  5. Abdelkader nets hat trick, Red Wings stop Anaheim's home streak

    Justin Abdelkader posted the first hat trick of his career as Detroit ended Anaheim's home winning streak with a 5-1 win on Friday.Anaheim came into this contest hav...

  6. Red Wings sign Colaiacovo, Abdelkader

    The Detroit Red Wings signed defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo to a two-year deal and forward Justin Abdelkader to a four-year contract on Friday.The 29-year-old Colaiacov...

  7. Zetterberg ends slump with 2 goals, Abdelkader adds 2 in Red Wings' 5-2 win over host Canucks

    Henrik Zetterberg and Justin Abdelkader both scored two goals, and the Detroit Red Wings surged past the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Saturday night.Zetterberg broke out...

  8. Zetterberg, Abdelkader star in Detroit's win at Vancouver

    Henrik Zetterberg and Justin Abdelkader each scored twice to lead the Detroit Red Wings in a 5-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks.Daniel Cleary also had a goal while P...

  9. Red Wings shut out Canucks in Tortorella's return

    Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Justin Abdelkader tallied two goals as the Detroit Red Wings spoiled coach John Tortorella's return to the Vancouver bench after a ...

  10. Red Wings edge Flames

    Calgary, AB (SportsNetwork.com) - Justin Abdelkader scored the winner in the third period as the Detroit Red Wings took a 4-3 win over the Calgary Flames on Friday.P...

  11. Penguins D Engelland draws 5-game ban

    New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The National Hockey League announced Wednesday that Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Deryk Engelland has been suspended five games f...

  12. Nyquist scores 2 to help banged-up Red Wings beat Maple Leafs 3-2 to boost postseason chances

    Gustav Nyquist is making the most of his opportunity to play a lot for the injury-depleted Detroit Red Wings.Nyquist had two goals and Jimmy Howard made 31 saves to ...

  1. Justin Abdelkader has hat trick, assist to lead Red Wings to 5-1 victory over Ducks

    Justin Abdelkader had his first NHL hat trick, Pavel Datsyuk had a goal and two assists, and the Detroit Red Wings ended Anaheim's club-record 13-game home winning s...

  2. Red Wings add depth by agreeing to 2-year contract with forward Justin Abdelkader

    The Red Wings have agreed to a two-year contract with forward Justin Abdelkader .Detroit general manager Ken Holland announced the deal Monday. Terms were not disclo...

  3. Pavel Datsyuk's goal with 3:01 left gives Red Wings 1-0 win and home-ice advantage over Bruins

    At one end of the ice, Jimmy Howard made his best save of the game. At the other, Pavel Datsyuk scored the only goal.All within 30 seconds.Datsyuk's goal with 3:01 l...

  4. Blues drop 6th straight, give Avs Central crown

    St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Justin Abdelkader's two goals and Petr Mrazek's 23-save shutout sent the spiraling St. Louis Blues to their sixth straight regula...

  5. Red Wings keep Blues down, finish strong with 3-0 shutout heading into playoffs

    Backup goalie Petr Mrazek kept the injury-riddled St. Louis Blues down heading into the playoffs with his second career shutout in a 3-0 victory for the Detroit Red ...

  6. Hurricanes snap long skid in Detroit, edge playoff-bound Red Wings 2-1

    The Detroit Red Wings couldn't keep every long streak going.After clinching a 23rd straight postseason appearance earlier in the week, the Red Wings lost a regular-s...

  7. Abdelkader scores twice, Red Wings blank Canucks 2-0 to spoil Tortorella's return

    Justin Abdelkader scored early in the second period and again in the final seconds while Jimmy Howard finished off a shutout that Jonas Gustavsson started for the De...

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