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Morning Skate: Red Wings vs Panthers Start Time, TV Broadcast Schedule

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Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

7:30p ET, BB&T Arena

Sunrise, FL

TV: Fox Sports Detroit

Radio: 97.1 The Ticket/1270 AM

Panthers Blog: Litter Box Cats

Holy god, last night sucked so much.

With the way the Atlantic standings are now, the Red Wings are very much walking a thin line of going off the rails. An anemic offense, a lackluster blue line, and a really good goaltender. The good news is that it's a new day, and a new chance to redeem ourselves as a team. Funny how I say "ourselves" when we all here have nothing to do with it. Ah well, let's just pretend.

The Panthers are a good team. They lead the Atlantic, and have been red-hot for quite some time. With impressive players like Aaron Ekblad, and Aleksander Barkov, the Red Wings will no doubt have their hands full in this tilt. I have our lines slated in the same way that they looked last night, because I'm not sure if coaching will change anything. The only big change we might see is Riley Sheahan coming back into the lineup. That's unknown as of now, but we will keep you posted.

Let's just score more than one goal tonight. I think that's a good idea.

Detroit Expected Lineup

Forwards

Justin Abdelkader Henrik Zetterberg Dylan Larkin
Darren Helm Pavel Dastyuk Brad Richards
Gus Nyquist Luke Glendening Tomas Tatar
Tomas Jurco Joakim Andersson Teemu Pulkkinen

Defensemen

Kyle Quincey Danny DeKeyser
Brendan Smith Mike Green
Jonathan Ericsson Alexey Marchenko

Goaltenders

Petr Mrazek
Jimmy Howard

Scratches: Riley Sheahan (who knows if this is even real anymore)

Injuries: Drew Miller, Johan Franzen, Niklas Kronwall

Florida Expected Lineup

Forwards

Jonathan Huberdeau Aleksander Barkov Jaromir Jagr
Jussi Jokinen Vincent Trocheck Reilly Smith
Quinton Howden Nick Bjugstad Logan Shaw
Shawn Thornton Derek MacKenzie Corban Knight

Defensemen

Brian Campbell Aaron Ekblad
Dmitry Kulikov Erik Gudbrandson
Steve Kampfer Alex Petrovic

Goaltenders

Roberto Luongo
Al Montoya

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