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BY THE NUMBERS: Niklas Kronwall

by Staff Writer / Detroit Red Wings
By The Numbers will highlight the Red Wings on-ice accomplishments in the 2011-12 season. Each week during the off-season, By The Numbers will profile a different player on the team, focusing on their statistical highs. This week we focus on defenseman Niklas Kronwall.


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Number of points he had during the regular-season. For the first time since joining the team in 2003, he had the highest number of points among Detroit defensemen. He finished the season with a career total of 217 points.

82

He and fellow Swede Henrik Zetterberg were the only two players to play in all 82 games this season, marking his first season without missing a single game.

177

With an average of 2.16 shots blocked per game, he led the team with 177 blocked shots. The next highest was Brad Stuart with 115.

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Number of game-winning-goals the defenseman recorded this season, highest among defensemen and tied for third highest on the team. Of his 141 shots on goal, he scored 15, yielding a .106 shooting percentage, the highest among Wings’ defensemen.

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Average time on ice during the regular-season, the third highest on the team. Only five Detroit players averaged over 20 minutes a game this season.

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He contributed seven power play goals and seven power play assists to his regular-season totals of 15 goals and 21 assists.

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