Kronwall ready to go, Quincey sent down
-- Niklas Kronwall (shoulder) will play Friday against the San Jose Sharks. It will be Kronwall's first game since Jan. 30.
-- Kyle Quincey was sent down to Grand Rapids after practice. That means that the six defensemen Friday will likely be ...
-- Chris Chelios surprised even his coach by participating in the full practice. He was supposed to just take part in conditioning drills.
"We had too many D out there," said Mike Babcock. "Haven't said that in a while."
-- Dan Cleary (broken jaw) was at the rink for the first time since getting injured in Toronto. Cleary said that he lost 15 pounds and has only been able to eat soft pastas and soups. He's hoping to play in the final three games of the regular season. Cleary said that he's looking at Sunday or Monday as a return date for skating.
-- Dominik Hasek will start Friday's game.
-- Nicklas Lidstrom (sprained MCL) didn't skate, but did lifting exercises that involved his legs.
-- Broadcaster Mickey Redmond will return to the booth for tomorrow's game after having surgery on his lungs.