AVALANCHE (28-25-4) at RED WINGS (28-18-8)
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DETROIT -- Detroit Red Wings defenseman Mike Green returns to the lineup Friday against the Colorado Avalanche after missing two games with a sore groin.
"Just kind of seized up," said Green, who last played Feb. 6 against the New York Islanders. "It was one of those things where you finish and you go home and wake up in the morning and just sort of locked up and sore.