Jimmy Howard will be in the crease for the Wings tonight.
The EuroTwins have been split up tonight, in hopes of generating more offense for Detroit.
"Right now we need Alfie, and we need Mule and a whole bunch of guys to score. We haven’t gotten that much with playing with those guys so maybe if we get them playing with (Datsyuk and Zetterberg) as well." - Mike Babcock
"I’m pretty sure we’ll play together here at some point in time, but when we’ve been losing games like we have, haven’t been scoring much, we have to try something different.” - Henrik Zetterberg
Jonathan Ericsson skated before practice (Upper-Body Injury), but did not participate in drills with the team. He's out tonight.
Patrick Eaves is healthy, but will be a healthy scratch tonight.
Mikael Samuelsson will also be a healthy scratch tonight.