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Johan Franzen

34-Year-Old Center – Detroit Redwings

2013-14 NHL Stats

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16

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25

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17

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6

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40

2013-14 NHL Projections

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2013-14 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Franzen was the third leading scorer for Detroit in 2012-13, notching 31 points in 41 games. The Mule didn't have a great playoff run, but is still one of the better forwards on the Red Wings. He'll likely start 2013-14 on the second line with Stephen Weiss and Daniel Alfre...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 223   DOB: 12/23/1979   BORN: Vetlanda, Sweden   DRAFTED: 3rd Rd, #97 Overall in 2004   Show ContractHide Contract

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Johan Franzen Contract Information:

Signed an 11-year, $43.5 million contract with the Red Wings in April of 2009.

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Franzen assisted on the game's only goal Friday as Detroit beat Boston 1-0 in Game 1 of their Atlantic Division semifinal series.

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Johan Franzen 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
2005-06 25 80 12 4 16 4 36 119 10.1 2 2 0 0 0
2006-07 26 69 10 20 30 20 37 151 6.6 2 1 0 0 0
2007-08 27 72 27 11 38 12 51 199 13.6 8 0 14 0 14
2008-09 28 71 34 25 59 21 44 246 13.8 8 1 18:06 11 7 18 2:49 91 22
2009-10 29 27 10 11 21 1 22 91 11.0 1 0 18:42 6 5 11 2:57 46 12
2010-11 30 NHL DET 76 28 27 55 5 58 248 11.3 5 0 17:26 10 7 17 3:01 143 29
2011-12 31 NHL DET 77 29 27 56 23 40 211 13.7 10 0 17:42 11 2 13 3:08 60 30
2012-13 32 NHL DET 41 14 17 31 13 41 116 12.1 1 0 18:05 6 6 12 4:40 43 17
2013-14 33 NHL DET 54 16 25 41 6 40 149 10.7 4 0 17:39 7 10 17 2:59 66 23
2013-14 Proj 33 NHL DET 75 Subscribe now to see our 2013-14 projections for Johan Franzen

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Time On Ice Stats

17:39

Average Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Johan Franzen was on the ice for 17:39.

2:59

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Johan Franzen was on the ice for 2:59 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2011-12 17:42 3:08
2012-13 18:05 4:40
2013-14 17:39 2:59

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Johan Franzen 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 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 4 1 17:11 2:41
Apr 13 at STL Did Not Play
Apr 11 CAR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 18:02 2:00
Apr 9 at PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 19:48 2:14
Apr 8 at BUF 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 19:29 7:05
Apr 5 at MON 0 2 2 -2 0 0 2 0 6 0.0 0 0 19:32 5:20
Apr 4 BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 2 19:16 1:59
Apr 2 BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 18:39 2:34
Mar 30 TB 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0.0 1 0 15:57 2:28
Mar 29 at TOR 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 16:49 2:30
Mar 27 MON 1 0 1 -1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 0 19:45 2:22
Mar 25 at CLS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 4 0 16:30 1:59
Mar 23 MIN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 19:01 1:42
Mar 22 at MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 18:21 0:00
Mar 20 PIT 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 20:26 4:33
Mar 18 TOR 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 18:16 4:02
Mar 16 at CHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 6 0 20:16 4:20
Mar 14 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 2 0 23:10 5:44
Mar 11 at CLS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 1 18:58 4:30
Mar 9 at NYR 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 17:32 3:13
Mar 7 NJ 2 2 4 4 0 1 0 0 6 33.3 0 0 14:52 2:59
Mar 6 COL 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 1 19:07 2:31
Mar 4 at NJ 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 50.0 1 1 20:43 3:47
Feb 27 at OTT 3 0 3 3 12 1 0 0 4 75.0 2 0 13:32 1:54
Feb 26 at MON 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 0.0 2 1 16:54 0:47
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Feb 8 at TB Did Not Play
Feb 6 at FLA Did Not Play
Feb 3 VAN Did Not Play
Feb 2 at WAS Did Not Play
Jan 31 WAS Did Not Play
Jan 28 at PHI Did Not Play
Jan 26 FLA 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 16:45 4:07
Jan 24 MON Did Not Play
Jan 22 CHI Did Not Play
Jan 20 STL Did Not Play
Jan 18 LA Did Not Play
Jan 16 at NYR Did Not Play
Jan 12 at ANH Did Not Play
Jan 11 at LA Did Not Play
Jan 9 at SJ Did Not Play
Jan 4 at DAL Did Not Play
Jan 1 TOR Did Not Play
Dec 30 at NSH Did Not Play
Dec 28 at FLA Did Not Play
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 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 6:50 0:41
Dec 14 PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 17:52 5:44
Dec 12 at TB 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 1 1 17:29 3:46
Dec 10 at FLA 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 0.0 0 0 19:31 2:43
Dec 7 FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 2 20:24 4:10
Dec 6 at NJ 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 100.0 1 0 19:47 5:20
Dec 4 PHI 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 0 20:51 6:41
Dec 1 at OTT 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 2 2 18:20 0:56
Nov 29 at NYI 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 2 18:28 2:35
Nov 27 BOS 0 3 3 3 2 0 1 0 3 0.0 2 0 16:36 3:20
Nov 24 at BUF 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 4 25.0 0 1 15:49 3:31
Nov 23 OTT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 0 17:49 6:40
Nov 21 CAR 0 1 1 2 2 0 1 0 2 0.0 1 0 16:16 2:46
Nov 19 NSH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 17:18 0:44
Nov 16 at NYI 1 0 1 2 4 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 1 15:57 0:00
Nov 15 WAS 2 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 3 66.7 2 0 18:37 2:58
Nov 12 WPG 0 1 1 -2 2 0 1 0 4 0.0 3 0 18:34 1:42
Nov 9 TB Did Not Play
Nov 7 DAL Did Not Play
Nov 4 at WPG Did Not Play
Nov 2 at EDM Did Not Play
Nov 1 at CGY 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 9:05 1:03
Oct 30 at VAN Did Not Play
Oct 26 NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0.0 0 0 20:34 4:21
Oct 23 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 15:30 2:51
Oct 21 SJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 19:09 2:04
Oct 19 at PHO 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 15:38 1:10
Oct 17 at COL 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 3 66.7 1 1 15:08 3:15
Oct 15 CLS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 17:39 1:11
Oct 14 at BOS 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 1 15:16 0:00
Oct 12 PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 18:56 3:02
Oct 10 PHO 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 18:05 2:05
Oct 5 at BOS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 16:42 1:32
Oct 4 at CAR 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 0 18:54 2:59
Oct 2 BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 1 14:47 3:43

Johan Franzen: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Franzen tallied two assists in Saturday's loss to the Canadiens.

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Franzen scored two goals and assisted on two others as the Red Wings beat the Devils 7-4 on Friday.

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Franzen continued his post-Olympic surge with a goal and assist in Tuesday's loss to the Devils.

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Franzen put up a huge fantasy line Thursday against Ottawa, scoring a hat trick, going plus-3 and collecting 12 penalty minutes in a 6-1 win.

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Franzen (concussion) assisted on both Detroit goals in his return to the ice Wednesday against the Canadiens.

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Franzen was activated from injured reserve, MLive.com's Ansar Khan reports.

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Franzen (concussion) will be in the lineup Wednesday against the Canadiens, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.

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Coach Mike Babcock said that Franzen (concussion) has been cleared, but a decision regarding the forward's status for Wednesday's game against the Candadiens has yet to be made, MLive.com's Ansar Khan reports.

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Franzen (concussion) believes he'll be ready to play Wednesday against the Canadiens, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.

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Franzen (concussion) skated with the team Wednesday, Ted Kulfan of the Detroit News reports.

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Franzen (concussion) will not play for Team Sweden in the upcoming Winter Olympics, Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press reports.

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Franzen has been placed back on injured reserve after experiencing concussion symptoms again and will miss Tuesday's game, the Detroit Free Press reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2013-14

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2012-13

Although Franzen's propensity for running very hot and cold may leave many fantasy owners frustrated, the end result has become very consistent -- he's now taillied at least 55 points in three of the last four seasons while only falling short thanks to a torn ACL in 2009-10. In addition to approaching the 30-goal mark every April, Franzen makes his mark with the man advantage (11 power-play tallies last season) and reliably cracks double digits in that department. Further, he's developed a knack for potting goals in clutch situations, with 15 game-winning tallies to his credit over the last two seasons. Once again in position to skate on the wing of Pavel Datsyuk, Franzen remains a strong bet to lead the Wings in goals this season.

2011-12

Franzen slumped badly down the stretch and potted just two goals in his final 27 regular season games before a sprained ankle derailed him in the playoffs. Somehow his 55-point campaign seems like a disappointment, especially when you consider that five of his 28 goals came in one game against Ottawa. Still, Franzen remains a threat for 30-plus goals and he sees heavy minutes on a line with either Pavel Datsyuk or Henrik Zetterberg, and occasionally with both on the power play. He should be fully recovered from the ankle sprain long before training camp is underway and we like his chances of reaching the 60-point plateau for the first time in his career this season.

2010-11

In many ways, you could argue that Franzen was the Red Wings' Most Valuable Player last season. He missed 55 games with a torn ACL, but he tallied 21 points (10 G, 11 A) in 27 regular season games while the Wings posted an 18-5-4 record while he was in the lineup and a 26-19-10 record when he was out. Further, Detroit scored 3.26 goals per game when Mule was on the ice compared to just 2.56 goals per game without him. As a top-six forward with an opportunity to potentially skate with Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk at even strength, Franzen should make a push back into the 30-goal range with a double-digit tallies on the power play. Be sure to pounce if the owners in your league discount him on draft day because of the missed time last season.

2009-10

The Red Wings locked up Mule for the long haul in April, inking him to an 11-year, $43.5 million contract. Now that he's being paid like a top-six forward, the pressure to continue producing at a high level is likely to follow. It's unlikely to faze him, however, as Franzen had another strong postseason, cranking out 23 points (12 G, 11) in 23 playoff games in the Wings' return to the Stanley Cup finals. He's now firmly entrenched as a top-line winger in Detroit, especially with the loss of Marian Hossa to Chicago. Playing alongside of Pavel Datsyuk and seeing top minutes on the power play should help move him closer to the 40-goal plateau this season.

2008-09

Franzen took full advantage of Tomas Holmstrom’s absence throughout March en route to tallying 15 goals over his last 16 regular season contests. Even after Holmstrom returned for the playoffs, “Mule” tied teammate Henrik Zetterberg with 13 goals in the postseason despite playing in six fewer games. The missed playoff time was due to subdural hematoma – where blood was pooled between Franzen’s brain and skull. It’s believed that he won’t have any long-term effects from the injury, so look for the Wings to deploy Franzen on one of the top two lines, while using him as a second pesky power forward to place in front of opposing netminders. With a full season’s worth of games as a top-six forward, Franzen should be able to top the 60-point plateau.

2007-08

He's starting the year on the Pavel Datsyuk line, albeit Franzen is the blue-collar element to the trio. He should be able to tack on 10-15 points to the 30 he bagged last season.

2006-07

If he can finagle his way into the top six forwards, maybe you have something, but the Red Wings still have too much talent in front of him for that to be all that likely. Let Franzen prove it on your waiver wire before you consider a move. If everything works perfectly for him, his upside is 35-40 points.

2005-06

Rangy center could have a shot at a third or fourth-line role in 2005-06. We'll see what he brings to the table in training camp. Based on his entry-level deal, the Red Wings see him more as a project than a plug-and-play model.

2004-05