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Red Wings at Stars: GDU, Lineups, Keys to the Game

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Detroit Red Wings v Dallas Stars Photo by Glenn James/NHLI via Getty Images

Game Day Updates

Honestly not expecting much out of early-day media availability, so the lineups below show the same as last night. We likely won’t get more info until pregame.

Lineups

Detroit

Forwards
Evgeny Svechnikov - Dylan Larkin - Filip Zadina
Michael Rasmussen - Valtteri Filppula
Richard Panik - Vladislav Namestnikov - Sam Gagner
Darren Helm - Luke Glendening - Adam Erne

Defense
Dennis Cholowski - Filip Hronek
Marc Staal - Troy Stetcher
Danny DeKeyser - Gustav Lindstrom
Alex Biega

Goalies
Jonathan Bernier
Thomas Greiss

Dallas

Forwards
Jason Robertson - Roope Hintz - Joe Pavelski
Jason Dickinson - Jamie Benn - Denis Gurianov
Andrew Cogliano - Radek Faksa - Blake Comeau
Rhett Gardner - Justin Dowling - Tanner Kero

Defense
Esa Lindell - John Klingberg
Jamie Oleksiak - Miro Heiskanen
Andrej Sekera - Sami Vatanen

Goalies
Jake Oettinger
Anton Khudobin

Keys to the Game

1. Quicker puck decisions

The overall flow with the puck has been inconsistent but last night the Wings were just a split second too late with the right decisions with the puck. The extra time taken can protect against mistakes, but it also gives defenses all the time they need to shut off the really good lanes.

2. Support your goalie

Just two goals for Greiss. Get more for Bernier like usual.

3. Just have fun

If you’re playing for next season or even your job, you might as well enjoy this last stretch of the season. I got nothing else. If you have fun maybe we will too.