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Justin Abdelkader

27-Year-Old Left Wing – Detroit Redwings

2013-14 NHL Stats

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2013-14 NHL Projections

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2013-14 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Abdelkader found a solid role on the Red Wings in 2012-13, keeping people off linemate Pavel Datsyuk and chipping in with occasional points. If he remains on the first line this season, he could settle into a Tomas Holmstrom-like niche with Detroit. While Abdelkader hasn't ...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 219   DOB: 2/25/1987   BORN: Muskegon, Michigan   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd, #42 Overall in 2005   Show ContractHide Contract

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Justin Abdelkader Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $7.2 million contract with Detroit in September of 2012.

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Abdelkader scored two goals, including the game-winner against the Blues on Sunday.

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Justin Abdelkader NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2007-08 20 2 0 0 0 0 2 6 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2008-09 21 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 9:18 0 0 0 0:00 3 0
2009-10 22 50 3 3 6 -11 35 79 3.8 0 0 10:36 0 0 0 0:43 152 20
2010-11 23 NHL DET 74 7 12 19 15 61 129 5.4 1 0 12:18 0 0 0 0:12 188 39
2011-12 24 NHL DET 81 8 14 22 4 62 121 6.6 1 0 12:19 0 0 0 0:08 148 42
2012-13 25 NHL DET 48 10 3 13 6 34 96 10.4 0 0 14:49 0 0 0 0:55 120 13
2013-14 26 NHL DET 70 10 18 28 2 31 147 6.8 3 0 15:17 1 2 3 0:53 172 31
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Time On Ice Stats

15:17

Average Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Justin Abdelkader was on the ice for 15:17.

0:53

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Justin Abdelkader was on the ice for 0:53 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2011-12 12:19 0:08
2012-13 14:49 0:55
2013-14 15:17 0:53

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Justin Abdelkader 2013-14 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 18 at BOS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 14:30 0:00
Apr 13 at STL 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 100.0 0 0 14:29 0:00
Apr 11 CAR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 14:35 0:00
Apr 9 at PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 16:01 0:00
Apr 8 at BUF 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 14:51 0:00
Apr 5 at MON 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 12:31 0:00
Apr 4 BUF 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 2 14:02 0:00
Apr 2 BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 14:24 0:00
Mar 30 TB 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 3 1 13:33 0:00
Mar 29 at TOR Did Not Play
Mar 27 MON Did Not Play
Mar 25 at CLS Did Not Play
Mar 23 MIN Did Not Play
Mar 22 at MIN Did Not Play
Mar 20 PIT Did Not Play
Mar 18 TOR Did Not Play
Mar 16 at CHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 5 0 14:33 2:41
Mar 14 EDM 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 15:36 0:08
Mar 11 at CLS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 16:40 1:07
Mar 9 at NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 1 14:36 0:00
Mar 7 NJ 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 1 14:24 0:00
Mar 6 COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 16:03 0:00
Mar 4 at NJ 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 14:51 0:21
Feb 27 at OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 16:38 1:00
Feb 26 at MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 14:54 0:00
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Feb 8 at TB 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 1 1 20:37 3:53
Feb 6 at FLA 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 19:38 6:37
Feb 3 VAN 2 0 2 1 2 1 0 0 3 66.7 2 0 19:24 2:23
Feb 2 at WAS 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 3 0 18:32 2:42
Jan 31 WAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 2 0 20:26 5:25
Jan 28 at PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 1 1 13:21 1:39
Jan 26 FLA 0 0 0 -1 4 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 16:53 4:23
Jan 24 MON 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 0 12:05 0:19
Jan 22 CHI 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 15:57 0:40
Jan 20 STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 16:04 0:25
Jan 18 LA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 3 2 15:59 0:00
Jan 16 at NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 4 1 19:12 0:07
Jan 12 at ANH 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 16:40 0:05
Jan 11 at LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 1 14:54 0:14
Jan 9 at SJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 0 15:37 0:00
Jan 4 at DAL 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 11:16 0:00
Jan 1 TOR 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 3 33.3 3 0 17:43 0:07
Dec 30 at NSH 1 0 1 -1 5 0 0 0 1 100.0 4 0 16:50 0:00
Dec 28 at FLA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 0 15:44 0:41
Dec 23 NYI Did Not Play
Dec 21 at TOR Did Not Play
Dec 19 CGY Did Not Play
Dec 17 ANH Did Not Play
Dec 15 TB Did Not Play
Dec 14 PIT 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 6:01 0:00
Dec 12 at TB 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 0 17:45 0:24
Dec 10 at FLA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 0 18:05 0:03
Dec 7 FLA 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 4 0.0 6 0 16:26 1:00
Dec 6 at NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 17:37 1:43
Dec 4 PHI 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 1 18:55 3:24
Dec 1 at OTT 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 4 19:54 0:56
Nov 29 at NYI 0 1 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 5 0 17:00 2:10
Nov 27 BOS 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 3 1 19:23 4:31
Nov 24 at BUF 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 19:36 2:44
Nov 23 OTT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 5 0 13:09 0:00
Nov 21 CAR 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 0 13:51 0:15
Nov 19 NSH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 11:49 0:00
Nov 16 at NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 11:13 0:00
Nov 15 WAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 4 0 14:14 0:00
Nov 12 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 12:14 0:00
Nov 9 TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 10:17 0:32
Nov 7 DAL 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 10:22 0:00
Nov 4 at WPG 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 4 0 12:01 0:00
Nov 2 at EDM 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 14:05 0:00
Nov 1 at CGY 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 2 0 11:58 0:05
Oct 30 at VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 2 0 12:02 0:00
Oct 26 NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 5 0 13:49 0:03
Oct 23 OTT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 14:10 0:56
Oct 21 SJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 0 17:08 1:46
Oct 19 at PHO 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 6 1 15:27 1:08
Oct 17 at COL 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 1 0 13:35 1:34
Oct 15 CLS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 1 17:55 1:09
Oct 14 at BOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 14:25 0:00
Oct 12 PHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 7 0 19:09 2:07
Oct 10 PHO 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 4 0.0 5 2 15:40 0:00
Oct 5 at BOS 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 13:37 0:00
Oct 4 at CAR 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 7 1 15:21 0:18
Oct 2 BUF 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 5 0 12:06 0:00

Justin Abdelkader: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Abdelkader (leg) will return to the lineup Sunday, Chuck Pleiness of the Macomb Daily reports.

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Abdelkader (leg) hopes to be available Sunday against the Lightning, MLive.com's Ansar Khan reports.

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Abdelkader (leg) hopes to return to the lineup this weekend, the Detroit Free Press reports.

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Abdelkader (leg) skated during the team’s optional skate Wednesday, Chuck Pleiness of Macomb Daily reports.

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Abdelkader is slated to miss two weeks due to a cut leg, Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press reports.

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Abdelkader has a lower-body injury and is questionable for Tuesday's game against the Maple Leafs, MLive.com's Ansar Khan reports.

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Abdelkader scored both of Detroit's goals against the Canucks on Monday. One was on the power-play, one was the game-winner, and he also picked up two penalty minutes.

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Abdelkader picked up two assists in Wednesday’s 5-4 shootout win over the Blackhawks.

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Abdelkader potted a goal for the second straight game Wednesday in a 3-2 loss to Toronto.

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Abdelkader scored a goal for the first time in more than a month in Monday's 6-4 loss to Nashville.

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Abdelkader (head) has been cleared to return to action, but won't do so until Saturday against the Panthers, MLive.com's Ansar Khan reports.

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Abdelkader (head) appears to be out for Monday's game against the Islanders, MLive.com's Ansar Khan reports.

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2013-14

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2012-13

Abdelkader continues to increase his value as a depth-line role player for the Wings, punishing the opposition with his pesky play and earning time as part of the team's penalty-killing unit. With 148 hits last season, Abdelkader ranked second only to Brad Stuart (177) on the Wings in that category while picking up 22 points (8 G, 14 A) over 81 games. There's belief that another layer of offensive upside exists, but that would require a move onto a scoring line, and it appears more likely that he'll end up skating with Darren Helm on the third line or centering the likes of Drew Miller and Jordan Tootoo on the fourth unit than moving up to receive additional minutes at even strength.

2011-12

On a team with plenty of star power, the gritty Abdelkader is emerging as a strong checking-line option. As the 19 points he delivered last season suggest, there's not an overwhelming offensive upside to get excited about in his current role, but in many ways Abdelkader has become part of the team's New Age Grind Line now that the likes of Kirk Maltby and Kris Draper have retired. Abdelkader projects to serve in a third- or fourth-line winger role with special teams work coming as one of head coach Mike Babcock's penalty killers this season.

2010-11

Perhaps the player most impacted by the Wings' decision to sign veteran pivot Mike Modano, Abdelkader will have to battle Darren Helm for playing time if he's going to remain a center this season, but he could see time on the wing depending on how head coach Mike Babcock elects to deploy Kris Draper. His six points in 50 regular season games last season are more a reflection of his role -- hitting opponents -- than of his skill set. Opportunity for consistent playing time in Detroit may be another full season away for Abdelkader, but he could easily find himself in a 12-14 minute role each night should any of the veterans ahead of him succumb to an injury.

2009-10

A strong skater with good speed and a nice two-way game, Abdelkader may have to open up the season at Grand Rapids (AHL) following the team's addition of Bertuzzi and Williams through free agency this summer. Abdelkader scored his first NHL goal in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals against Pittsburgh, after tallying 52 points - including 24 goals - in 76 games with the Griffins. His eventual role in Detroit figures to be centering the third line, where he could chip in several 40-45 point seasons, but the numbers game on the roster may put that opportunity on hold for at least one more season.

2008-09

Abdelkader will likely spend most of the season at Grand Rapids (AHL), but he remains a good long-term fit in Detroit as a third-line winger, where his improving two-way game will provide excellent depth. He's a potential 20-goal scorer down the road, but that's probably the extent of his upside as far as fantasy owners are concerned.

2007-08

Abdelkader gained valuable experience last season as he helped lead Michigan State to an NCAA title. Abdelkader will never be a 50-goal scorer in the NHL, but he takes care of his own end and he has the ability to help out on the score sheet. It's quite possible that once he reaches the NHL, Abdelkader won't provide enough offense to be a fantasy factor; however, he contributes in so many other aspects of the game that he is still a quality prospect for Detroit.

2006-07

Abelkader will play out his sophomore year at Michigan State in 2006-07.

2005-06

A 2005 draft pick who's expected to return to Michigan State for at least one more season.