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The Daily: Another Swedish Match Penalty With Red Wings Twist; Bruins Montgomery Compares Makar to Orr

Red Wings Swedish connections running afoul of the rule book

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ex-Red WIngs Christoffer Ehn
Ex-Red Wings forward Christoffer Ehn was assessed a match penalty 85 seconds in an SHL game.

There must be something about the ice in Sweden that brings out the aggressive tendencies of past and future Detroit Red Wings.

A couple of weeks ago, Marco Kasper of Rogle, Detroit’s top pick in the 2022 NHL entry draft, was assesed a match penalty. He was called for blasting the head of ex-Red Wings forward Mathias Brome of Orebo into the glass.

This week, it’s another former Red Wings forward, Christoffer Ehn, who’s doing time for a match penalty infraction. Just 85 seconds during a game between Linkoping and Brynas, Linkoping’s Ehn was assessed a match penalty for kneeing Brynas’ Hannes Bjorninen.

Ehn spent two seasons with Detroit from 2018-20, producing 5-8-13 totals in 114 games.

Speaking of Kasper, referees were assessing him an abuse officials infraction in Rogle’s most recent game.

Red Wings In Case You Missed It

  • A 4-1 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights was revealing the fine line between victory and defeat for the Red Wings
  • Detroit draft pick Sebastian Cossa is proving to be a workhorse for the ECHL Toledo Walleye
  • Newest Red Wings goalie Magnus Hellberg was making his AHL debut with the Grand Rapids Griffins
  • Red Wings forward Tyler Bertuzzi will miss six weeks after undergoing surgery

Red Wings Next Game

They’ll be getting right back at it following Saturday’s 4-1 home-ice loss to the Vegas Golden Knights. The Red Wings travel to Columbus on Sunday. They’ll be facing the Blue Jackets. Moreover, it’s the first stop of a four-game road trip.

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Philadelphia: Are Flyers coach John Tortorella and GM Chuck Fletcher on the same page? Philadelphia Flyers

Pittsburgh: Oft-maligned forward Kasperi Kapanen netted a hat-trick. In addition, the Penguins beat the St. Louis Blues 6-2. Pittsburgh Penguins

Boston: Yes, Boston coach Jim Montgomery went there. He was comparing Colorado defenseman Cale Makar to Bruins icon Bobby Orr. Boston Bruins

Washington: Firstly, the Capitals lost to the Calgary Flames, Secondly, they also lost goalie Darcy Kuemper and defenseman Drew Fehervaary to injury. Washington Capitals

Islanders: Yes, they had 49 shots in their 4-1 loss to Nashville. However, the Islanders were failing to gain a net-front presence to disturb Predators goalie Kevin Lankinen. New York Islanders

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Montreal: Canadiens defenseman Joel Edmundson earned an ejection from Saturday’s game against Edmonton. It was for a high-stcking major on Oilers forward Zach Hyman. Montreal Canadiens

Florida: He was claimed on waivers from the Anaheim Ducks. Subsequently, defenseman Josh Mahura is gaining value as a member of the Panthers. Florida Panthers

Colorado: Add Artturi Lehkonen to the growing list of ailing Avalanche. Colorado Avalanche

San Jose: The Sharks were in Ottawa. As a result, Sharks defenseman Eric Karlsson was discussing the possibility of suiting up for the Senators again. San Jose Sharks

Vegas: Tempering a 4-1 win over the Red Wings in Detroit was the loss of forward Jack Eichel to injury. Vegas Golden Knights

Dallas: How is the departure of defenseman John Klingberg impacting the Stars? Dallas Stars

Calgary: Goalie Jacob Markstrom must regain his Vezina form. Otherwise, the Flames are doomed to fail. Calgary Flames