The Red Wings are in Winnipeg tonight to take on the Jets. Coming off a nice 3-1 victory against the New Jersey Devils, the Winnipeg Jets are looking to continue the momentum with another win. Of note tonight is that injured Detroit star Pavel Datsyuk will not be on the ice.
The game starts at 7pm central time and can be watched on TSN3 or heard on TSN 1290.
Andrew Ladd - Bryan Little - Blake Wheeler
Evander Kane - Mathieu Perreault - Dustin Byfuglien
Adam Lowry - Mark Scheifele - Michael Frolik
Chris Thorburn - Jim Slater - Matt Halischuk
Tobias Enstrom - Zach Bogosian
Mark Stuart - Jacob Trouba
Adam Pardy - Paul Postma
Scratches: Anthony Peluso
Injured/Ill: Grant Clitsome (illness)
Detroit Red Wings
Johan Franzen - Henrik Zetterberg - Gustav Nyquist
Tomas Tatar - Riley Sheahan - Justin Abdelkader
Tomas Jurco - Darren Helm - Daniel Cleary
Joakim Andersson - Luke Glendening - Drew Miller
Niklas Kronwall - Jonathan Ericsson
Kyle Quincey - Danny DeKeyser
Xavier Ouellet - Brian Lashoff
Scratches: Jakub Kindl
Injuries: Pavel Datsyuk (groin), Stephen Weiss (groin) & Brendan Smith (infection)
Player to Watch
I'm going to be facetious and say keep an eye on Chris Thorburn. No real reason, I just feel like we always pick the best guy on the ice to watch when really we could be paying attention to some of the other players to see how they're doing. If he's awesome tonight I get all the credit though, okay?
If you want someone who's actually been making some pretty moves and working hard, you could always watch Michael Frolik. In the past 5 games he's gotten three goals and one assist and is playing pretty solid hockey out there. Also, this was pretty: