The Red Wings posted this great video today:
#RedWings Blashill said Fabbri is nicked up but he anticipates him playing tomorrow; Bernier had a maintenance day; and Goloubef won’t be here tomorrow as they are dealing with visa issues.— Dana Wakiji (@Dwakiji) February 22, 2020
As of when this article posts, there aren’t any other lineup updates.
Red Wings Lineup
Robby Fabbri - Dylan Larkin - Anthony Mantha
Tyler Bertuzzi - Valtteri Filppula - Andreas Athanasiou
Darren Helm - Frans Nielsen - Luke Glendening
Adam Erne - Cristoffer Ehn - Justin Abdelkader (Perlini extra)
Patrik Nemeth - Alex Biega
Madison Bowey - Mike Green
Trevor Daley - Gustav Lindstrom
Johnny Gaudreau - Sean Monahan - Elias Lindholm
Andrew Mangiapane - Mikael Backlund - Matthew Tkachuk
Milan Lucic - Sam Bennett - Dillon Dube
Tobias Reider - Mark Jankowski - Derek Ryan
Noah Hanifin - Rasmus Andersson
T.J. Brodie - Michael Stone
Oliver Kylington - Brandon Davidson
Keys to the Game
Don’t Get Hurt:
The worst result from tonight’s game would be a player who may be traded, like Mike Green, getting hurt. I still think my sumo suit idea from the Morning Skate is the safest play, but I’m being told that’s not going to happen.
Let’s Have Fun Out There:
Even though the team has known they weren’t going to make the playoffs for a while now, it’s another thing to know that you are officially eliminated. In my opinion, Detroit’s players have looked like they were afraid to make a mistake for long stretches of time recently. I’m certainly not saying players shouldn’t care about winning or losing, but Detroit plays best when they are looking for the good play, not deferring to the safe play all the time.
Give our Zamboni Driver a Chance in Goal
Detroit has been looking for the next option in goal, and maybe the solution has been right under its nose the whole time! Last night, Carolina beat Toronto, with the Marlies’ zamboni driver playing over a period in net. We’re out of the playoffs, let’s go crazy.