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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
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Mike Green will be Detroit's lone representative at the All-Star Game this year.
This will be Green's second All-Star appearance. He ranks fourth on the Red Wings in scoring with 24 points (four goals, 20 assists) through 41 contests. Detroit forward Dylan Larkin would have been a great choice for the event, but Green got the nod instead. Jan 11 - 9:10 AM

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Mike Green scored a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 4-3 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers.

Both of Green's points came on the power play, as he helped set up Martin Frk's first-period goal (1-1) before scoring one of his own in the second frame (2-1). The Red Wings blue liner finished the night with a plus 1 rating, three shots on goal and three hits in 22:25 of ice time. The 32-year-old four goals and 17 assists in 34 games this season.
Wed, Dec 20, 2017 11:33:00 PM

Detroit Red Wings defensemen have scored just five goals this season.

Only the Buffalo Sabres defensemen have scored less often. Wings blue liner Mike Green has scored two of those five contests. "It's important to us, probably like every team, that our D are active in the rush; it's something we work on every day in practice," Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said. "You have to have four, really five, now in the attack to have a good chance to score. I think we can do a better job on those line rushes potentially delaying and hitting some of the late guys, being the D."
Source: MLive.com
Sat, Dec 9, 2017 11:14:00 AM

Mike Green scored Detroit's lone goal in a 4-1 loss to Los Angeles.

Green opened the scoring with his second goal of the season, but the Kings took over the scorsheet after that. Frans Nielsen and Darren Helm assisted on the marker. Green has 18 points in 25 contests in 2017-18.
Tue, Nov 28, 2017 10:28:00 PM

Mike Green contributed three power-play assists in Wednesday's 8-2 blowout win over Calgary.

Detroit went 4-for-6 on the man advantage in the contest. Green is tied for first among all defensemen with 16 helpers. He has had a productive season so far with 17 points in 19 games. Green can become an unrestricted free agent next summer.
Thu, Nov 16, 2017 09:28:00 AM

Mike Green is interested in re-signing with Detroit.

At the same time, Green realizes he could be used as a trade chip given that he's in the last season of his contract. "I've been in the league for a while, I understand," Green said. "It's day-to-day every game is extremely important. I don't think you have time to worry about that stuff (possibly being traded) my focus is day-to-day I don't think about it the chips will fall where they fall." Green's been superb so far with a goal and 14 points in 18 games.
Source: NHL.com
Wed, Nov 15, 2017 04:13:00 PM

Mike Green collected his 10th assist of the young season on Sunday night.

Green is off to a flying start, circa 2009, with 11 points through nine games. The 32-year-old is showing he's got plenty left in the tank as he fuels production from Detroit's back end.
Sun, Oct 22, 2017 10:53:00 PM

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).
Tue, Oct 17, 2017 09:54:00 AM

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.
Wed, Oct 11, 2017 08:23:00 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.
Fri, Oct 6, 2017 09:02:00 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.
Wed, Aug 9, 2017 06:25:00 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.
Fri, Mar 31, 2017 08:56:00 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.
Sat, Mar 18, 2017 04:35:00 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.
Fri, Mar 17, 2017 08:44:00 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.
Tue, Feb 21, 2017 09:55:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Henrik Zetterberg
2Dylan Larkin
3Frans Nielsen
4Luke Glendening
5Dominic Turgeon
LW1Tomas Tatar
2Anthony Mantha
3Justin Abdelkader
4Darren Helm
5Tyler Bertuzzi
RW1Gustav Nyquist
2Andreas Athanasiou
3Martin Frk
4Luke Witkowski
5Johan Franzen
D1Mike Green
2Trevor Daley
3Danny DeKeyser
4Niklas Kronwall
5Nick Jensen
6Jonathan Ericsson
7Xavier Ouellet
8Joe Hicketts
G1Jimmy Howard
2Petr Mrazek