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Michigan First Credit Union Morning Skate Update

by Staff Writer / Detroit Red Wings

Pavel Datsyuk

The Eurotwins are happily back together again, as they'll play on first line with Todd Bertuzzi tonight.

Danny DeKeyser will play on the first defensive unit paired
with Niklas Kronwall.

Danny DeKeyser

Jimmy Howard

Jimmy Howard will be in net.

Johan Franzen is out tonight, but will fly to Calgary and
play on Friday.

Johan Franzen

Darren Helm

Darren Helm did skate today, but will not play tonight (groin). He hopes to return at some point on this trip, and the go for now is Saturday.

The Wings would likely place Jonathan Ericsson on long-term IR to make room for Helm.

Jonathan Ericsson

Patrick Eaves

Patrick Eaves will make his season debut tonight, returning from an early season knee injury.

Luke Glendening will center the fourth line.

Luke Glendening

Jordin Tootoo

Jordin Tootoo and Mikael Samuelsson will be healthy scratches.

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