Mule remains sidelined
Detroit Red Wings forward Johan Franzen is experiencing concussion-like symptoms and will not be available to play in tonight’s Game 2 or Monday’s Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals.An unfortunate turn of events given Franzen was the story of the playoffs this season and the leading candidate for the Conn Smythe heading into Round 3.
Franzen has been experiencing recurring headaches since early in the Western Conference Semifinals vs. Colorado. The Red Wings medical staff has recommended that as a precaution, Franzen not play until further testing and evaluation is completed. He is scheduled to remain in Detroit to undergo testing on Monday.>> team release