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Red Wings vs. Maple Leafs Preseason Preview, How to Watch

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NHL: Toronto Maple Leafs at Detroit Red Wings Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

The Wings finish off their preseason tonight in just about a full dress-rehearsal for both Detroit and Toronto. We’re 5-1-1 so far in the meaningless games. Svechnikov, Bertuzzi, Russo, Mantha, AA, and Ouellet have all stood out, but there’s not enough room for everybody, especially since we’ll have all the full-timers back from the WCoH.

Here’s what both sides are running with today:

We’ll keep an eye out for lines, but we know that Blashill has already named Nielsen-Zetterberg and Vanek-Helm as forward pairs, so look for those to stick together. We know Larkin will be a center tonight as well, but will wait to find out whether Sheahan will be holding a spot as the 4th center or if they’ll give that to Athanasiou.

Defensively, Blashill said that he’ll probably switch the pairs out as he goes, but he has recently mentioned Smith-Green as a pairing.

Tonight’s game is on TSN4 in Canada and FSD in Detroit. No national feed

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