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Michigan First Credit Union Morning Skate Update

by Staff Writer / Detroit Red Wings



Pavel Datsyuk
Datsyuk
Pavel Datsyuk skated after the rest of the team,
but will not play tonight due to a sore groin.

Pav hopes to return on Saturday in Toronto.

Pavel Datsyuk
Datsyuk

Xavier Ouellet
Ouellet
Xavier Ouellet will make his season debut tonight.

"I'm very excited. I've been doing really good down there and I was just waiting for an opportunity and I guess I'll have it tonight."
- Xavier Ouellet 

Xavier Ouellet
Ouellet

Petr Mrazek
Mrazek
Ouellet isn't the only one making his season debut; Petr Mrazek will get the start in net against fellow countryman Ondrej Pavelec.

"I'm feeling great. I'm really excited for this game...it's important
to have a good game here and get two points."
- Petr Mrazek 

Petr Mrazek
Mrazek

Stephen Weiss
Weiss
The Red Wings sent Stephen Weiss to GR
on a conditioning assignment this morning.

Jakub Kindl is expected to be a healthy scratch.

Jakub Kindl
Kindl

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