As the Detroit Red Wings prepare to face off against the Los Angeles Kings tonight (10:30 PM EDT, FSD/FS California/97.1 FM), the Detroit News’s Gregg Krupa has jointed the Twitterverse, and he offers a succinct summary of the news from the Wings’ morning skate:
Wings skating at staples center in l.a., before the game tonight. all hands on deck. Lidstrom skated briefly, before others.
There might be a subtle tweak to tonight’s lineup, however, per MLive’s Ansar Khan:
Wings’ Nicklas Lidstrom skated briefly but has left the ice as the team prepares for the morning skate at Staples Center.
Franzen practicing at center on line with Cleary and Nyquist. Other lines are 51-40-26, 20-43-8, 96-48-39. Datsyuk and Bertuzzi also skating
Defense pairs are same: kronwall-Stuart Quincey-white smith-Janik. Kindl skating again as is Ericsson
But the news regarding the Red Wings’ injured players is a mixed bag:
Babcock said he doesn’t expect Lidstrom to play on trip
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