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Michigan First Credit Union Morning Skate Update

by Staff Writer / Detroit Red Wings



Patrick Eaves
Eaves
Patrick Eaves was waived yesterday; he was not picked up off waivers so he will report to Grand Rapids.

"It's the nature of the business...but you've got to look at
everything as an opportunity."
- Patrick Eaves

Patrick Eaves
Eaves

Babcock
"Obviously, Patty Eaves is a real good player, a real good person, does everything right...It’s disappointing we weren’t able to make it work and we’re hopeful he’s going to get himself an opportunity."
- Mike Babcock

Jonathan Ericsson will come off long-term IR and
make his return tonight.

Jonathan Ericsson
Ericsson

Jonathan Ericsson
Ericsson
Ericsson will be back on the blueline paired with fellow Swede,
Niklas Kronwall.

Dan Cleary will return to the lineup after being a healthy scratch.

Daniel Cleary
Cleary

Daniel Cleary
Cleary
Cleary will take Tomas Tatar's spot tonight.

Jimmy Howard is again between the pipes.

Jimmy Howard
Howard

Brendan Smith
Smith
Brendan Smith is still a few days away from seeing game action (Shoulder).

Stephen Weiss (Groin) skated, but will not play tonight.

Stephen Weiss
Weiss

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