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POSTED ON Tuesday, 01.28.2014 / 10:00 PM ET



(Photo by Dave Reginek/Detroit Red Wings)
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POSTED ON Tuesday, 01.28.2014 / 9:50 PM ET


Stars of the Game powered by Ram Trucks are...

1. Scott Hartnell (2 Goals, 1 Assist)

2. Steve Mason (28 SV)

3. Claude Giroux (1 Goal, 2 Assists)

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POSTED ON Tuesday, 01.28.2014 / 9:35 PM ET

(Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)



The Wings had a rough night in Philly tonight, and dropped this one, 5-0.

Thanks for tuning in to our Game Day Blog...tune in Friday when we host the Caps!
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POSTED ON Tuesday, 01.28.2014 / 6:00 PM ET


Todd Bertuzzi
Todd Bertuzzi
Pavel Datsyuk
Pavel Datsyuk
Cory Emmerton
Cory Emmerton
Jimmy Howard
Jimmy Howard
Bertuzzi
(Healthy Scratch)
Datsyuk
(Lower-Body Injury)
Emmerton
(Hand)
Howard
(Knee)
Jakub Kindl
Jakub Kindl
Stephen Weiss
Stephen Weiss
Henrik Zetterberg
Henrik Zetterberg
Johan Franzen
Johan Franzen
Kindl
(Healthy Scratch)
Weiss
(Groin)
Zetterberg
(Upper-Body Injury)
Franzen
(Concussion-Like Symptoms)

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POSTED ON Tuesday, 01.28.2014 / 5:00 PM ET



Gustav Nyquist
Gustav Nyquist
Joakim Andersson
Joakim Andersson
Justin Abdelkader
Justin Abdelkader
Tomas Tatar
Tomas Tatar
Riley Sheahan
Riley Sheahan
Tomas Jurco
Tomas Jurco
Daniel Cleary
Daniel Cleary
Darren Helm
Darren Helm
Daniel Alfredsson
Daniel Alfredsson
Drew Miller
Drew Miller
Luke Glendening
Luke Glendening
Patrick Eaves
Patrick Eaves
Niklas Kronwall
Niklas Kronwall
Jonathan Ericsson
Jonathan Ericsson
 
Kyle Quincey
Kyle Quincey
Danny DeKeyser
Danny DeKeyser
 
Brian Lashoff
Brian Lashoff
Brendan Smith
Brendan Smith
 
Jonas Gustavsson
Jonas Gustavsson
   

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POSTED ON Tuesday, 01.28.2014 / 3:30 PM ET



(Photo by Dan Mannes/Detroit Red Wings)


Gustav Nyquist has been red hot lately, hot enough to be named the NHL's #2 Star of the Week. Not only does he have a goal in four straight games, but he's also chipped in two assists to give him a total of six points in the past week.

He's Detroit's 'Hot Wing' by Buffalo Wild Wings!

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POSTED ON Tuesday, 01.28.2014 / 1:00 PM ET



Joakim Andersson
Andersson
Joakim Andersson will return to the lineup tonight after missing about 10 days with a hip flexor.

Johan Franzen is out with concussion-like symptoms.
He's already been placed on IR.

Johan Franzen
Franzen

Pavel Datsyuk
Datsyuk
Pav and Z are both out with injuries, as well.

Jimmy Howard is healthy; he'll be a backup after
missing a few games with a knee injury.

Jimmy Howard
Howard

Jonas Gustavsson
Gustavsson
Monster is in net tonight.

Jakub Kindl will likely be a healthy scratch again.

Jakub Kindl
Kindl

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POSTED ON Tuesday, 01.28.2014 / 12:00 PM ET

Take it to 'Em - Start on time and take the crowd out of the game early. This is a tough building to play in.

Solid goalkeeping - Howie's coming back from an injury and needs to come back fresh and make key saves early.

Play well in your own zone - Keep the Flyers to the outside.  Limit their scoring chances and their shots on goal.

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POSTED ON Tuesday, 01.28.2014 / 11:00 AM ET

On January 28, 1973

Detroit’s Henry Boucha scores six-seconds into the first period, as the Wings defeat Montreal 4-2. It remained a NHL record until December 20, 1981.


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POSTED ON Tuesday, 01.28.2014 / 10:00 AM ET

(Photo by Dave Reginek/Detroit Red Wings)


The Stanley Cup Playoffs don't start for about 11 weeks, but the way teams are so tightly bunched in the Eastern Conference, each game seems like it has serious postseason implications and the game Tuesday between the Red Wings and Flyers is no different. The Red Wings enter one point ahead of the Flyers in the race for the final wild-card spot in the East.

Helping the Red Wings in their cause is the likely return from injury of goaltender Jimmy Howard. The Red Wings on Monday sent goaltender Petr Mrazek to the American Hockey League, paving the way for Howard to be activated from injured reserve with a knee injury.

The Wings will go into another game without their top two scorers, as forwards Henrik Zetterberg (back) and Pavel Datsyuk (lower body) didn't make the trip to Philadelphia. It will be the fifth time this season two of the team's top forwards have been out of the lineup at the same time; they're 1-2-1 in those games.

Datsyuk hasn't played since Jan. 1, while Zetterberg has been in and out of the lineup with a back injury, and the issue flared up again Sunday, keeping him out of the team's game against the Florida Panthers.

Stepping into the scoring breech recently has been forward Gustav Nyquist. The 24-year-old has a goal in four straight games and at least a point in five in a row. And on Monday he was named the League's Second Star of the Week.

Tonight, these banged up boys in red will look to steal one on the road in 'The City of Brotherly Love.'

Welcome to the Detroit Red Wings Game Day Blog, where you can get behind-the-scenes information, thoughts from players and staff, and up-to-date news on anything and everything Red Wings on game day.

You can watch tonight's 7:00 PM matchup on Fox Sports Detroit, or listen in with Ken Kal and Paul Woods on AM1270.

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