Red Wings coach Mike Babcock hasn't decided on any lineup changes for Thursday's Game 2 in Anaheim.
Both veterans Mikael Samuelsson and Todd Bertuzzi are healthy and ready to go, but that doesn't mean they'll play.
"I think its great to have veterans that are ready to go," Babcock said to reporters in Anaheim Wednesday. "Ive been around the game a long time You know when the guy holds out from training camp and gets a new contract? You know how good he is that year? Why isnt he very good? He missed training camp.
"So now if you havent played the whole year, Ive got to hope that its going. I havent spent a whole lot of time feeding my family on hope. Its usually on know."
Which makes it sound unlikely that Samuelsson and Bertuzzi will get into the game.
The Wings also have veteran defensemen Ian White and Carlo Colaiacovo waiting for a chance. Young defensemen Jakub Kindl, Brendan Smith and Danny DeKeyser all played in their first postseason game Tuesday night.
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