The Red Wings flew back to Metro Airport this morning after splitting their road trip, dropping a 4-2 decision to Phoenix on Thursday and defeating Colorado 3-2 in overtime last night.
As today is "Fan Day at the Joe," and as tomorrow's post-Winter Classic announcement matinee game against St. Louis will represent the team's third game in four nights, MLive's Ansar Khan's Tweet about a recall offers the only worrisome news we'll know about tomorrow's roster machinations:
Wings have recalled forward Riley Sheahan from Grand Rapids.
— Ansar Khan (@AnsarKhanMLive) April 6, 2013
After last night's game, Mike Babcock told the media that he was worried that Henrik Zetterberg had re-tweaked his groin, so this recall (Sheahan has to fly all the way from Abbotsford, British Columbia to Detroit to make tomorrow's game) probably involves making sure that the Wings have enough warm bodies to cover in case Zetterberg and/or Damien Brunner (hip flexor) can't play. Continue read...