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Mike Green | Defenseman | #25

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (32) / 10/12/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 207
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 1 (29) / WAS
Contract: view contract details

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Mike Green netted his first goal of the season on Monday in a 3-2 loss to Tampa Bay.
Green registered eight assists in the first five games of the 2017-18 campaign. He is off to a strong start offensively and sits second on the team in average ice time per match (22:48). Oct 17 - 9:54 AM

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Mike Green earned a pair of assists in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the Dallas Stars.

This is the second time in three games that Green has factored into every Detroit goal with assists. He racked up four helpers in the Red Wings' season opener. Green has contributed three of his six assists on the power play.
Oct 11 - 8:23 AM

Mike Green assisted on all four goals by Detroit in Thursday's season-opening win against Minnesota.

Anthony Mantha (power play), Dylan Larkin (power play), Henrik Zetterberg and Martin Frk scored for the Red Wings in a 4-3 victory. Green is by far Detroit's best offensive defenseman and he is playing for a new contract this campaign.
Oct 6 - 9:02 AM

Mike Green can become an unrestricted free agent after the 2017-18 season.

Green was by far Detroit's top offensive blueliner last year. He averaged 0.50 points per game, which was nearly double that of Nick Jensen, who finished second among Red Wings defensemen with 0.27 points per contest. Detroit's other rearguards combined for 17 goals, while Green finished with 14 of his own. It will be interesting to see if he's willing to take less money to stay with Detroit or if he will be used as a trade chip at the deadline. Still, the Wings will be hard-pressed to get offense from the back end if Green is gone.
Aug 9 - 6:25 PM

Mike Green scored for the second time in three games in Thursday's 5-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

He got his 13th marker of the season during a third-period power play. Green has contributed six points in the last nine contests and currently has 34 points on the year.
Mar 31 - 8:56 AM

Mike Green continued to pick up points during Saturday's 5-1 win over the Avalanche.

He collected his 20th assist of the season, giving him 31 points in 60 games thus far. He also has two assists and three points over his last two games.
Mar 18 - 4:35 PM

Mike Green had a goal and an assist in a 5-4 shootout win against Arizona on Thursday night.

He has tallied 11 goals and 30 points in 59 games this season. This represents his highest goal total since 2012-13 when he scored 12 times with the Washington Capitals in just 35 appearances.
Mar 17 - 8:44 AM

Mike Green is expected to return from an illness on Tuesday night.

He was back on the ice Monday for an optional skate and said he felt ready to return after missing two games.
Feb 21 - 9:55 AM

Mike Green will miss Sunday's matinee with the Penguins due to illness.

It's his second straight game on the pine. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Feb 19 - 2:01 PM

Mike Green is questionable for Sunday afternoon's contest against the Penguins.

He missed Saturday's game against the Captials with the flu. Ryan Sproul took his place in the lineup. The game against Pittsburgh Sunday is a 3:00 pm matinee, so check back with us around 2:30 pm to see if Green has recovered enough to play.
Feb 19 - 9:16 AM

Mike Green is too sick to face is old mates on Sunday, and will not play against the Capitals.

Ryan Sproul, who has six points in 22 games this season, will take his place. Green this season has posted 10 goals and 26 points in 46 games so far this season along with 34 PIMs, 43 hits and 60 blocks.
Feb 18 - 1:51 PM

Mike Green’s only shot on goal made the difference in 1-0 win against the Predators Saturday night.

Detroit defenseman Mike Green scored the only goal of the contest against Nashville Saturday night. Green’s goal came late in the first period and was assisted by captain Henrik Zetterberg and forward Anthony Mantha. This was Green’s 10th goal of the season and second game-winner. His last goal came in Detroit’s January 24 loss to the Boston Bruins, in which he also scored an assist.
Feb 4 - 11:51 PM

Mike Green scored a goal and an assist in Detroit's 4-3 OT loss to the Boston Bruins.

Green picked up the primary assist on Andreas Athanasiou's breakaway goal before adding one of his own in the second period. Green finished the game with a plus-1 rating and four shots on goal in 22:18 of ice time. He has nine goals and 24 points in 40 games. The Red Wings defenseman has accumulated six points in his last six games.
Jan 24 - 10:53 PM

Mike Green (upper body) will be back in the lineup on Tuesday night.

He will likely will be paired with Danny DeKeyser when Detroit visits Chicago. Green has been absent for the last eight games.
Jan 10 - 2:42 PM

Mike Green (upper body) has a chance to play Tuesday night.

Detroit will decide if Green and Justin Abdelkader are ready to return after the morning skate. Green, who has been sidelined since Dec. 17, skated with the team on Monday.
Jan 10 - 9:55 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Henrik Zetterberg
2Dylan Larkin
3Frans Nielsen
LW1Tomas Tatar
2Anthony Mantha
3Justin Abdelkader
4Darren Helm
5Scott Wilson
6Tyler Bertuzzi
RW1Gustav Nyquist
2Martin Frk
3Luke Glendening
4David Booth
5Luke Witkowski
6Johan Franzen
D1Mike Green
2Trevor Daley
3Danny DeKeyser
4Niklas Kronwall
5Nick Jensen
6Jonathan Ericsson
7Xavier Ouellet
G1Jimmy Howard
2Petr Mrazek