41.2 F
Detroit
Monday, August 10, 2020

Detroit Red Wings F Anthony Mantha says he’s ready to return

It’s a good news-good news situation for the Detroit Red Wings.

The good news is that they broke their losing skid last night with a 5-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets. The other good news is that their leading goal scorer is ready to return to action.

Anthony Mantha was injured on November 23 against the New Jersey Devils, and hasn’t played since. And yet, he still leads the team with 12 goals scored.

“I feel perfectly fine,” Mantha said Friday after practice. “The results are good. I did off-ice testing and everything was good. I don’t see a reason why I wouldn’t be in except we’re starting two-in-two these next two days.”

The team’s win last night was the first in 13 games; Mantha had to watch them lose eight straight while he was absent from the lineup.

“It’s hard to see the guys in that mood day in and day out,” Mantha said. “It’s not easy to be able to do nothing. I tried to stay positive. That win felt good. Hopefully we can get a streak going.”

- Advertisement -
Michael Whitaker
Always at the front lines of Detroit Sports.

Latest news

Report: Mike Tyson’s return to the ring vs. Roy Jones Jr. has been rescheduled

If you have been patiently awaiting Mike Tyson's return to the ring, you are going to wait a bit longer. According to Mike Coppinger of...
- Advertisement -

Report: Power Five to cancel fall sports, football

Well, here we go. According to reports, presidents of the Power Five conferences are planning meetings for the coming week and the expectation is...

Source: Big Ten presidents ready to ‘pull the plug’ on fall sports

According to a report from ESPN, commissioners of the Power 5 conferences held an emergency meeting on Sunday to discuss the potential postponement of...

Houston Astros involved in 2nd bench-clearing brawl of season [Video]

This is what happens when cheaters (Astros) go unpunished. Prior to the start of the 2020 season, we knew the Houston Astros would be involved...

Related news

Detroit Red Wings sign RW Evgeny Svechnikov to contract extension

According to the Detroit Red Wings, they have signed RW Evgeny Svechnikov to a one-year contract extension. Svechnikov, 23, completed his third full professional campaign...

Bob Probert vs. Tie Domi: All 9 of their head-to-head fights [Video]

As we all sit and wait until we will have sports back in our lives, all we can do is remember the good times....

2 Detroit Red Wings’ teams included in ‘Top 10 NHL dynasties of all time’

There is absolutely no question about it, the Detroit Red Wings are one of the most storied franchises in NHL history. With 11 Stanley...

Report: Former Saginaw Spirit D Adam Comrie dies in motorcycle accident

According to a release from his current team, Adam Comrie, who once played hockey for the Saginaw Spirit, died in a motorcycle accident on...