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By The Numbers: Niklas Kronwall

Monday, 07.14.2014 / 12:00 AM ET / News
By Bill Roose  - Managing Editor |
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By The Numbers: Niklas Kronwall
Take a look at some of the statistical numbers that Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall amassed in Detroit during the 2013-14 NHL season.

By The Numbers will highlight the Red Wings on-ice accomplishments in the 2013-14 season. Each week during the off-season, By The Numbers will profile a different player on the team, focusing on their statistical highs. This week we focus on defenseman Niklas Kronwall.


Was two points shy of tying his single-season career record for points, which he established in 2008-09 with the Red Wings. He’s just the second defensemen to finish among the team’s top two scorers in the past 16 seasons. Nicklas Lidstrom did it three times (1997-98, 2000-01 and 2010-11).


Led the team and set a new personal best for power-play points that included five goals as well as a career-high 20 assists. He finished with eight goals in the regular season with 62.5 percent coming on the power play.


The fifth defensemen to lead the Red Wings in assists in a single season, and just the second in past 12 years, joining Reed Larson, Brad Park, Paul Coffey and Lidstrom. Kronwall had eight multi-assist games, including a three-assist outing at Ottawa on Feb. 27.


The number of consecutive two-point games that earned him the NHL’s Second Star of the Week last December. He compiled a goal and six points in three straight wins against Boston (Nov. 27), at New York Islanders (Nov. 29) and at Ottawa (Dec. 1).


For the first time in his career led Red Wings’ defensemen in hits. First to lead defensive corps with fewer than 100 hits since Dmitri Bykov (60) did so in the 2002-03 season.


For the sixth time in nine seasons led the Red Wings in blocked shots, which ranked tied for No. 21 in the league. Brad Stuart and Andreas Lilja are the only other players to lead team in the category since 2005-06.


H. Zetterberg 77 17 49 -6 66
P. Datsyuk 63 26 39 12 65
T. Tatar 82 29 27 6 56
G. Nyquist 82 27 27 -11 54
J. Abdelkader 71 23 21 3 44
N. Kronwall 80 9 35 -4 44
R. Sheahan 79 13 23 -3 36
D. Helm 75 15 18 7 33
D. DeKeyser 80 2 29 11 31
S. Weiss 52 9 16 -2 25
J. Howard 23 13 11 .910 2.44
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