Jakub Kindl

#4 D / Detroit Red Wings / EXP: 6YRS Height: 6-3 Weight: 216 lb Age: 29 College: None

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  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Red Wings' Jakub Kindl: Tallies assist in victory

    Kindl picked up an assist Monday in a 3-0 victory against the Panthers. Kindl took advantage of his first playing time in a while with an assist on Tomas Tatar's game-winning goal. Kindl has been in and out of the Red Wings' lineup for the last few years, and has six points in 24 games this season.

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    Red Wings' Jakub Kindl: Recalled by Red Wings

    Kindl was recalled by the Red Wings on Wednesday, Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Pres reports. Kindl will join the Red Wings and provide the team with some extra depth along the blue line, but isn't expected to be a lineup option until Thursday at the earliest. The 28-year-old defenseman has five points and 34 shots on goal through 23 games this season, making him a bit of a wild card for those looking for a cheap daily option.

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    Red Wings' Jakub Kindl: Clears waivers Sunday

    Kindl cleared waivers Sunday and will report to AHL Grand Rapids, TSN's Bob McKenzie reports. Kindl has gone long stretches of the season as a health scratch, despite numerous injuries on the Detroit blue line. With Kyle Quincey set to return Monday in Los Angeles, Kindl will be sent down to make a roster space for Quincey.

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    Red Wings' Jakub Kindl: Waived by Detroit

    The Red Wings have waived Kindl, Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada reports. Kyle Quincey (ankle) reportedly will return to the lineup Monday following an extensive layoff, so Kindl draws the short straw with Detroit evidently wanting to keep rookie defenseman Alexei Marchenko in the fold. Kindl has size at 6-foot-3, 199 pounds, and he averaged 1:15 of power-play ice time before getting waived -- a few considerations for Kindl's potential suitors checking out the waiver wire.

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    Red Wings' Jakub Kindl: Healthy scratch Tuesday

    Kindl will be a healthy scratch Tuesday night against the Sabres, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports. Kindl has appeared in 18 games this season, collecting two goals, three assists and 10 PIM. When he's in the lineup, Kindl typically occupies a spot on the third defensive unit, and fantasy players should consider players with more consistent playing time.

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    Red Wings' Jakub Kindl: Nets first goal of season

    On Tuesday night against the Hurricanes, Kindl delivered the puck through heavy traffic to score his first goal of the season. Kindl provides marginal fantasy value in most fantasy leagues due to limited skill handling the puck, but he does help the Wings as a shutdown defenseman who typically skates on the bottom defensive unit. Most recently, he's formed that duo with Brendan Smith.

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    Detroit Redwings' Jakub Kindl Will play Friday

    Kindl will play Friday against the Maple Leafs, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports. Kindl has missed a few practices with an eye infection, but has recovered from the ailment and is good to go for the Wings' season opener against Toronto on Friday. He'll likely skate alongside Brendan Smith as part of Detroit's third pairing.

  • Expects to play season opener Friday

    News: Jakub Kindl has missed a few practices with an eye infection, but he expects to be ready for Friday's season opener against the Maple Leafs, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.
    Analysis: The Wings waived Daniel Cleary on Wednesday in order to make room for Jakub Kindl on the roster, a strong indicator that the blueliner's eye issue is not serious. Kindl is likely to join Brendan Smith on the third defensive pairing this season.
  • Illness to keep him out Wednesday

    News: Jakub Kindl is dealing with an illness that will keep him out of Wednesday night's contest against the Penguins, per Wings head coach Jeff Blashill, Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press reports.
    Analysis: Jakub Kindl will have two more chances to draw into a preseason game before the Wings open the regular season Oct. 9 against the visiting Maple Leafs. He's a part-time depth defenseman for Detroit.
  • Red Wings' Kindl To Enter Lineup

    News: Jakub Kindl will join the Red Wings' lineup for Wednesday's Game 7 against the Lightning, Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press reports.
    Analysis: Jakub Kindl will be making his series debut after Niklas Kronwall was suspended for Game 7 for charging the Lightning's Nikita Kucherov in the previous game. Though he's been used sparingly this season, Kindl does possess more offensive upside than most of the Red Wings' other blueliners, generating 13 points in 35 regular-season contests. He'll slot in on the Wings' top power-play unit Wednesday.
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