According to the Free Press, Ozzie still out of commission with a sore groin. Joey MacDonald's decision to return to where it all began is paying off...I guess. I wonder if he, as a goalie and a competitor, would rather be in Grand Rapids playing or in Detroit sitting. Don't worry Joey, good ol' GR will still be there once Ozzie is healthy once more. Here is tonight's lineup...
It should also be noted that tonight is Kenny "Tick Tock" Holland's 1,000th game as General Manager of the Detroit Red Wings. A win tonight would be his 600th 'W' under his watch. Not a bad winning percentage, eh? Do this one for Kenny, boys.
Looks like Patty Eaves is the odd-man out tonight. He and Drew Miller will apparently be splitting time popping in and out of the lineup. True to form, the Red Wing remains graceful about his position: