• SHARE:
  • email
  • Bookmark and Share

Red Wings' Eaves leaves Winter Classic against Maple Leafs after cross-check in 1st period

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Detroit Red Wings forward Patrick Eaves left the Winter Classic in the first period after being cross-checked up high by Toronto's Joffrey Lupul.

Eaves crumpled to the ice Wednesday and eventually made his way back to the locker room. He's had concussion problems in his career and also broke his jaw in November 2011. This injury was announced as an upper-body injury, and Eaves is questionable to return against the Maple Leafs.

Lupul was given a minor penalty on the play. He was suspended two games last season for an illegal hit to the head.

Eaves has played in 10 games this season for the Red Wings.

More Stories

Bruins know having best regular-season record won't help against Red Wings in playoffs

BOSTON - The Boston Bruins won the Presidents' Trophy by leading the NHL with 117 points....

Canadiens say better defence will be key to continued success against Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. - Carey Price concedes that failing to protect a pair of third-period leads is not a...

Oshie ruled out, Tarasenko ready for Blues playoff opener against Blackhawks

ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Blues have ruled out forward T.J. Oshie for their playoff opener...

Stamkos shows why he's X-factor for Lightning in series against Habs

TAMPA, Fla. - Sometimes Steven Stamkos does things that his Tampa Bay Lightning teammates can't...
blog comments powered by Disqus

THN on Twitter

Which team will win Game 1 of the Detroit-Boston series?




Contests

Our Partners