DetroitRedWings.com’s Dana Wakiji examines Mike Green’s 2018-2019 season today, discussing both Green’s significant statistics and the illness that cut his season short:
39 — It was not Green’s healthiest season of his career. He missed a team-high 39 games, including the first nine games of the season and the last 17 games of the season because of a virus.
5 — The veteran defenseman scored five goals, tied with rookie Filip Hronek and Danny DeKeyser for second among team blueliners. Rookie Dennis Cholowski was first with seven. Dylan Larkin was first on the team in goals with 32.
21 — In just 43 games, Green recorded 21 assists, second among Wings defensemen. Niklas Kronwall was first with 24 assists. Larkin was the overall assist leader with 41.