Red Wings Saturday morning skate
Chris Chelios is on the ice, but skating with Derek Meech so Cheli's out of the lineup and Andreas Lilja is in. Valtteri Filppula is on the ice practicing, which he hasn't done in more than a week, so that's a good sign.
Darren McCarty led the team through its stretching and had the whole lot smiling and slapping their sticks on the ice. I wasn't sold on his addition to the roster when it happened, but McCarty is a wonderful veteran presence in the locker room and on the ice.
Here are the Red Wings' lines they're working with on the ice right now ...