No Word on Larkin Status as Red Wings Depart for Road Trip


Sunday was an off-day for the Detroit Red Wings and the teammate was offering no updates on the status of Dylan Larkin . The Detroit captain was knocked unconcscious in the first period of Saturday’s home-ice loss to Ottawa after taking two shots to the head from behind that were delivered by Senators forward Mathieu Joseph.

Larkin did not return to action in the 5-1 setback. The Red Wings were departing Sunday for a two-game road trip to Dallas and St. Louis and there was no word whether their captain would be joining the team on their journey.

I’m told all scans are negative (clear) for @DetroitRedWings Captain Larkin. No timeframe for his return. #LGRW #HockeyTwitter #HockeyX #Michigan #PureMichigan

Former NHL goaltender Kevin Weekes was posting on social media word that Larkin’s post-game medical evaluation went well.

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“I’m told all scans are negative (clear) for @DetroitRedWings Captain Larkin,” read the post from Weekes on X, the site formerly known as Twitter. “No timeframe for his return.”

Berggren, Czarnik Joining Red Wings?
The Grand Rapids Griffins, AHL farm club of the Red Wings, were in action Sunday. The Griffins were 3-1 losers to the Toronto Marlies. Interestingly, forwards Jonatan Berggren and Austin Czarnik were both healthy scratches for Grand Rapids. While no official word has been given, that’s leading to speculation that both will be with the Red Wings on the road swing that begins Monday against the Stars.

Grand Rapids recalled forwards Alexandre Doucet and Trenton Bliss and defenseman Antti Tuomisto from the ECHL Toledo Walleye for Sunday’s game. It was Doucet’s AHL debut.

Red Wings Perron Facing Suspension
Also Sunday, NHL Department of Player Safety was announcing that they are offering Red Wings forward David Perron an in-person hearing for cross-checking Ottawa’s Artem Zub. Officials were assessing Perron a five-minute match penalty for attempt to injure Zub after driving his stick into the face of the Senators defenseman.



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