Kopecky and Drake back in the lineup
Tomas Kopecky and Dallas Drake return to the lineup for tonight with Aaron Downey and Matt Ellis being healthy scratches. Kopecky and Drake sat out Wednesday's game as healthy scratches.
On the blue line, Niklas Kronwall is back with Andreas Lilja as the second defense pairing after Kronwall missed the past four games with a groin injury. Derek Meech will be a healthy scratch and Brett Lebda and Chris Chelios will once again be the third blue-line pairing.
Meech (healthy scratch)
Ellis (healthy scratch)
Downey (healthy scratch)