via Brad Galli tweets,
Niklas Kronwall said he had no interest in playing for another team last season.
Ken Holland approached him about a chance for a deadline deal. Kronwall got emotional today thanking Holland for granting his wish to stay.via Brad Galli tweets,
Kronwall said his thoughts on a trade last year would have been different had the Red Wings not won the Stanley Cup in 2008.
With a ring, he wanted to finish in Detroit.
Niklas Kronwall said there was part of him that knew this past regular season was leading to his final game. He was thrilled with how much he played this year, but knew “for a while” he was retiring.
below, 2 short videos of Kronwall which most fans will appreciate...