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Michigan First Credit Union Morning Skate Update

by Staff Writer / Detroit Red Wings

Pavel Datsyuk
Pavel Datsyuk says that he will play tonight after missing the last month with a lower-body injury.

"Better every day. Now I skate with the team and it’s
more fun and more enjoyable and more confidence."

- Pavel Datsyuk

Pavel Datsyuk

Pavel Datsyuk
Pav will skate on a line with Helm and Alfie.

Jakub Kindl will go on short-term IR with a
lower-body injury to create a space for Pav. 

Jakub Kindl

Brendan Smith
Brendan Smith will be back on the blue line after
being a healthy scratch last game.

Jimmy Howard will start in net tonight.

Jimmy Howard

Patrick Eaves
Patrick Eaves is expected to be a healthy scratch.

Jonas Gustavsson said he is feeling better after leaving
last game with dizziness. He's good to back up Howie.

Jonas Gustavsson

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