Johan Franzen left Thursday’s game against the Dallas Stars in the first period after suffering an injury.
Details were not immediately available, but according to the Detroit News’ Ted Kulfan, Franzen took a shot to the head from the Stars’ Mark Fistric with 8:29 left in the first period. After the hit, he had to be helped to the bench.
With three minutes left in the period, Franzen was taken to the locker room. The Red Wings announced during the second period that he would not be returning to the game.