Daniel Alfredsson will miss tonight's game with a tender groin.
Jonas Gustavsson is starting in net. The plan is to play him for two periods.
Petr Mrazek will be in goal for the third period.
Patrick Eaves is expected to miss 2-4 weeks with an MCL sprain; he's likely out for the rest of the preseason.
The Mule will be back on the ice tonight after missing Thursday's game with a hip flexor.
Stephen Weiss will center the second line, alongside Mule and Dan Cleary.
“It's always special to play here as a visiting team; to do it with a Red Wings jersey on is going to be even more special. I'm really looking forward to it. Got the butterflies going this morning when I woke up.” - Stephen Weiss
Tuukka Rask did not travel with the team. He won't play tonight.