Defenseman Ian White is back in the Red Wings lineup Sunday afternoon against Columbus. White had missed the last six games, all being a healthy scratch. With White playing, defenseman Brian Lashoff is a healthy scratch. White has one goal and one assist in 14 games, and is a minus-2. The veteran defenseman expressed disappointment … Continue Reading →
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And down goes another defenseman. The Red Wings have announced between periods that Brendan Smith will not be returning because of an upper body injury. No further details were disclosed. The Red Wings are already without defenseman Ian White (leg laceration) and Carlo Colaiacovo (shoulder). Brian Lashoff is the lone available extra defenseman.
Okay, who had Brian Lashoff in the pool as the Red Wings first goal scorer of the season? Nobody. But Lashoff put the Wings ahead 1-0, Ian White added the other goal, and the Wings lead 2-1 after two periods. Columbus forward Cam Atkinson cut the lead to 2-1 when he got sprung on a … Continue Reading →