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Red Wings at Lightning: Stanley Cup Playoffs Gameday Updates, Line combinations, Key Match-ups

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I'm not going to go too far into analysis or what needs to be done.

Just win the game, or hit the golf course. Plain-and-simple. The Red Wings need to keep their composure, and not fall into a similar situation like they did in game two. You have one job. Do it.

Alexey Marchenko is out, Xavier Ouellet is out. No changes from the last game.

Forwards

Gustav Nyquist Henrik Zetterberg Dylan Larkin
Darren Helm Pavel Datsyuk Brad Richards
Tomas Tatar Joakim Andersson Andreas Athanasiou
Justin Abdelkader Luke Glendening Riley Sheahan


Defensemen

Danny DeKeyser Kyle Quincey
Jonathan Ericsson Niklas Kronwall
Brendan Smith Mike Green


Goaltenders

Petr Mrazek (starting)
Jimmy Howard

Power Play units:

  1. Nyquist-Zetterberg-Larkin, Abdelkader (net front), Kronwall
  2. Tatar-Datsyuk-Sheahan (net front), Richards, Green

Lightning Lineups

Forwards

Alex Killorn Tyler Johnson Nikita Kucherov
Ondrej Palat Valtteri Filppula Jonathan Drouin
Erik Condra Cedric Paquette Ryan Callahan
Brian Boyle Vladislav Namestnikov Mike Blunden


Defensemen

Victor Hedman Matthew Carle
Jason Garrison Andrej Sustr
Nikita Nesterov Braydon Coburn


Goaltenders

Ben Bishop (starting)
Andrei Vasilevskiy

Key Matchups:

Red Wings vs Literally Everything

Your backs are up against a wall. You have no where to go. It's time to roll up the sleeves and fight your way out. And please, for crying out loud, score a power-play goal for once.

Red Wings fans vs Red Wings fans

Despite whatever happens tonight, can we all just be kind to one another? EVERYBODY LOVE EVERYBODY.

    LGRW