While the Detroit Red Wings
won't have Nicklas Lidstrom
for at least two more games, they will get one veteran defenseman back in the lineup.
, who sat out Tuesday's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets
with a sore groin, said after the team's morning skate Friday that he feels good enough to play against Minnesota. That prompted the Wings to send defenseman Doug Janik
back to the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League on Friday afternoon.
Quincey will play with Ian White
. Nicklas Kronwall and Brad Stuart
will be another pairing, while rookie Brendan Smith
and 25-year old Jakub Kindl
– playing his 100th NHL game -- will form Detroit's third defense pair.