On Saturday night, the Detroit Red Wings took the ice against the New York Islanders and to say Niklas Kronwall was ready to play would be a HUGE understatement.
First, the Wings defenseman scored his first goal of the season to put give Detroit a 2-0 1st-period lead, but that is not what has Twitter going crazy.
Take a look as Kronwall absolutely destroys Anders Lee up against the boards.
— Leo Ortel (@LOrtel7) December 9, 2018
Anders Lee gets demolished by Niklas Kronwall pic.twitter.com/Mz589otgvI
— Brady Trettenero (@BradyTrett) December 9, 2018
Kronwall was not given a penalty for the hit, but you can bet the NHL will be taking a closer look to determine if a suspension is warranted.
When it comes to lightning rods in Detroit sports, Matthew Stafford may be the biggest of all-time.
Whether you listen to local sports radio, read the papers, partake in social media, or just have conversations around the water cooler, you have likely heard plenty people give their opinion on the Detroit Lions signal caller. Some of those opinions praise Stafford and insist he is an elite quarterback who is stuck on a crappy franchise, while others are convinced that the former No. 1 overall pick is the main reason why the Lions have not been able to get over the hump for the past decade.
If you have not already done so, hop on Twitter or Facebook the next time the Detroit Lions take the field and search for “Matthew Stafford.” Then take a few minutes to browse through the thousands of comments that are either loving him or bashing him.
Over the past couple of seasons, the number of Stafford haters on social media has continued to grow and to get louder. In fact, when you read through many of the comments, you can sense pure anger towards the Lions quarterback.
Stafford insists he cannot hear the hate
Well, one person who could care less about the haters is, Matthew Stafford.
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