Michigan First Credit Union Morning Skate Update

Saturday, 12.21.2013 / 12:30 PM

Danny DeKeyser will return to the lineup tonight.

“I’m excited. It’s been a while since I’ve played, a little over a month, but it seems longer than that so I’m just ready to get back at it.” - Danny DeKeyser.

DeKeyser will be paired will Kyle Quincey.

Jakub Kindl will be a healthy scratch.

Jonas Gustavsson will start against his former team.

"It's going to be exciting. It's going to be fun...“I enjoyed living in Toronto, had a lot of good teammates. But I think both sides felt it was time to move on. For me, it was time to find another challenge." - Jonas Gustavsson

"Gus has been really good for us...He’s been real competitive. His save percentage is good, he’s gotten confidence, he gives our team confidence. He’s done an excellent job for us." - Mike Babcock

Jimmy Howard skated with the team today. He hopes to be back just before the Winter Classic.

Darren Helm (Shoulder) hopes to return Monday.

Justin Abdelkader also hopes to be back on Monday (Head).

Jordin Tootoo looks to be in again tonight.

Stephen Weiss has a sports hernia. The team is determining their next move now.

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