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Michigan First Credit Union Morning Skate Update

by Staff Writer / Detroit Red Wings

Brendan Smith
Brendan Smith will play his first NHL game as a forward tonight.

"I think I can do it for sure...I'm a defensemen,
but right now we need wins."
- Brendan Smith

Brendan Smith

Brendan Smith
Smith will likely play alongside Pulkkinen and Emmerton.

Justin Abdelkader will be out for up to two weeks
due to a laceration he suffered on his leg in Chicago.

Justin Abdelkader

Landon Ferraro
Landon Ferraro may make his NHL debut.
Todd Bertuzzi is questionable with a lower-body injury
and Ferraro will go if Bert can't go.

Daniel Alfredsson skated with David Legwand and Mule this morning.

Daniel Alfredsson

Darren Helm
Darren Helm skated, but he won't be back anytime soon.
He had a bit of a setback yesterday.

Jimmy Howard is in the pipes.

Jimmy Howard

Jordin Tootoo
Detroit is likely going to send Jordin Tootoo back to GR today.

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