Detroit Sports Center Detroit Sports Center Home News > Kronwall Injured In Win Against the Avs Kronwall Injured In Win Against the Avs Posted on 10/18/2013 7:24:00 AM The Red Wings beat the Avalanche 4-2 last night in Colorado. Detroit has won four straight. Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall was taken off the ice on a stretcher after hitting his head into the boards on a check from behind by Cody McLeod, who received a game misconduct. Kronwall suffered a concussion and cuts to his right ear. He was alert and didn’t go to the hospital. Kronwall will be further evaluated today.