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Only four players have played in all 36 games: Tomas Holmstrom, Nick Lidstrom, Brad Stuart, and Todd Bertuzzi

Faceoffs are still the bane of Justin Abdelkader's existence. Of the players to take at least twenty draws, he ranks dead last on the Wings:
1. Pavel Datsyuk (58.5)
2. Valtteri Filppula (54.5)
3. Kris Draper (53.4)
4. Darren Helm (52.9)
5. Henrik Zetterberg (51.2)
6. Dan Cleary (48.8)
7. Justin Abdelkader (42.7)
Abdelkader is also the only Red Wing to be below 50% in the faceoff circle at home AND on the road.

Check out the list of players that have taken the most shorthanded faceoffs:
1. Darren Helm (54)
2. Henrik Zetterberg (45)
3. Kris Draper (37)
4. Pavel Datsyuk (42)
5. Valtteri Filppula (21)

Todd Bertuzzi leads the team in minors (14), and is the only player to receive a misconduct this season. His 38 penalty minutes are second-most on the team to Brad May, who has 48 minutes. His eight majors are good enough for 14th in the league. His latest opponent, Zenon Konopka, leads the league with 15. 


Of the players currently in the lineup, Todd Bertuzzi, Brad Stuart, Justin Abdelkader, and Brett Lebda are bringing up the rear of the +/- board at -4. Nick Lidstrom leads the way (SURPRISE!) at +8, followed by Drew Miller (Actual Surprise, +6), Brian Rafalski (+6), Patrick Eaves (+6), and Pavel Datsyuk (+6). Kris Newbury is the only Red Wing to not have been on the ice for an opponent's goal. 

Pavel Datsyuk leads the league in takeaways (53). 

Justin Abdelkader is 13th in the league in hits (103). Tomas Holmstrom is 8th in shooting percentage (20.3). Pavel Datsyuk is 6th in faceoff percentage (58.5). Brian Rafalski is 7th in giveaways (37), 

*Given at the year's end to the Red Wings defensemen with the fewest goals scored in the most games played. The player must have played in at least 3/4 of the team's games. The award is named for Chris Chelios, who scored 23 goals in his final EXACTLY 600 games as a Red Wing (regular season and playoffs).*
1. Nicklas Lidstrom (1 goal in 36 games)
2. Brett Lebda (1 goal in 33 games)
3. Brad Stuart (2 goals in 36 games)
4. Brian Rafalski (2 goals in 33 games)
5. Jonathan Ericsson (3 goals in 31 games)

*Given at the year's end to the Red Wings forward with the most blocked shots. Award is named for Dan Cleary, who is used to becoming synonymous with "black eye" and/or "broken jaw."*
1. Darren Helm (22)
T2. Dan Cleary (16)
T2. Henrik Zetterberg (16)
T4. Justin Abdelkader (15)
T4. Pavel Datsyuk (15)

*Given at the year's end to the Red Wing with the most games spent in the press box. Award is named for Derek Meech, who was a healthy scratch 35 times last season.*
1. Derek Meech (15)
2. Brad May (8)
3. Patrick Eaves (7)
4. Kirk Maltby (5)
T5. Brett Lebda (3)
T5. Ville Leino (3)

*Given at the year's end to the Red Wings goaltender that makes you question how they're in the NHL and you aren't. Award is named for Greg Stefan, who played nine seasons for the Red Wings, but only three that had a goals against average under 4.*

2. Chris Osgood (7-6-4, 2.72, .901)
1. Jimmy Howard (11-7-1, 2.36, .916)


*Given at the year's end to the Red Wings forward with the most shots to miss the net. Award is named for Mikael Samuelsson, who literally must have been aiming for the 11th row.*
1. Henrik Zetterberg (59)
2. Todd Bertuzzi (37)
3. Ville Leino (32)
T4. Tomas Holmstrom (31)
T4. Pavel Datsyuk (31)

The GoodFellas Award :: Patrick Eaves
Aaron Downey Award :: Derek Meech