Red Wings VS. Phoenix Preview

wings/phoenix
Okay so here we are, at the end of our 5 game road trip. We are 2-1-1 on the trip going to jobing.com arena tonight. Phoenix is 5-3-2 in the last ten, to our 6-3-1.
The Wings hope to cushion our lead on the Sharks tonight and keep ourselves in 2nd place in the West. The Coyotes are sitting in 7th place and 1 point ahead of 8 and 9 who are tied.
This mornings skate had some lines I’ve been hoping for and I hope they skate those lines tonight. Our lines are looking like this:
Datsyuk-Zetterberg-Holmstrom
Hudler-Filppula-Franzen
Cleary-Modano-Bertuzzi
Miller-Helm-Abdelkader

Lidstrom-Stuart
Ericsson-Kronwall
Kindl-Salei

Howard (starting)
MacDonald

Now those are some nice lines, and if that isn’t the best Third line in hockey ill eat my hat!
as you can see Rafalski is sitting out his 5th game in a row. Also, Draper is a healthy scratch. I love healthy scratches. For the opposition’s view head on over to Howlin’ Hockey. Come on Wings end this trip on a high note! Go Wings!

Topics: Brian Rafalski, Detroit, Detroit Red Wings, NHL, Phoenix Coyotes, Red Wings

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