Here are your gameday updates!
Nyquist in, Helm out (possible to return on Sunday). Mrazek starting.
|Tomas Tatar||Henrik Zetterberg||Gustav Nyquist|
|Anthony Mantha||Frans Nielsen||Riley Sheahan|
|Andreas Athanasiou||Dylan Larkin||Justin Abdelkader|
|Luke Glendening||Tomas Nosek||Drew Miller|
|Dan DeKeyser||Nick Jensen|
|Niklas Kronwall||Mike Green|
|Xavier Ouellet||Robbie Russo|
|Ondrej Palat||Brayden Point||Nikita Kucherov|
|Alex Killorn||Vladislav Namestnikov||Jonathan Drouin|
|JT Brown||Gabriel Dumont||Luke Witkowski|
|Adam Erne||Yanni Gourde||Joel Vermin|
|Victor Hedman||Jake Dotchin|
|Slater Koekkoek||Anton Stralman|
|Braydon Coburn||Andrej Sustr|
Stop Nikita Kucherov:
This is pretty much the key every single time we play the Lightning. Nikita Kucherov is a Red Wing-killer. Not to mention, he had a hat-trick last night. So, uh, stop him at all costs. I’d put the Zetterberg line on him as much as possible.
Burn out TBL’s blue line:
Utilize the speed of Dylan Larkin and Andreas Athanasiou to wear out the Bolts’ defense. This should hopefully create more space for the top lines.
Keep on keepin’ on, power play:
The power play has been much better as of late. Let’s keep doing that, because it makes this team THAT much better. Not like it’s hard, or anything.