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No news on potential Detroit lineup changes

Wednesday, 05.11.2011 / 2:38 PM

By Brian Hedger - NHL.com Correspondent / 2011 WCSF: San Jose-Detroit Live Blog

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2011 WCSF: San Jose-Detroit Live Blog
No news on potential Detroit lineup changes
Detroit coach Mike Babcock said that he would consider any lineup changes for Game 7 on the long plane ride to San Jose.

That means there might be a chance Johan Franzen plays in Game 7 after missing Game 6 because of an ankle injury. Mike Modano played for him on Tuesday in Game 6 and might also be called upon. Veteran Kris Draper was also a healthy scratch in Game 6 after playing in the middle three games of the series.

"We'll take these five-and-a-half hours on the flight to kick everything around," Babcock said. "I'm sure (Franzen) will try lobbying and we'll listen to him. We'll try to make the right decisions, but the only way you know you've made the right decisions are when you win. We'll try to make the right decision on the right players."
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