Cleary will not be in the lineup tonight. That bumps Jiri Hudler up to the third line and keeps Darren McCarty in the lineup.
The Red Wings are on the ice for their morning skate right now. Dan Cleary, however, is absent. Coach Mike Babcock said yesterday that Cleary took Monday's practice off for personal reasons and would be a game-time decision for tonight. It also appears that Johan Franzen will make his return from a knee sprain that kept him out five games.
Here's the way the Wings are practicing ...
Lebda (healthy scratch)