Up-to-the minute updates and insights from the Red Wings locker room at home and on the road. By Chuck Pleiness of The Macomb Daily.
Thursday, January 8, 2009
Thursday's morning skate
Optional skate for the Red Wings. Valtteri Filppula (hip) will play against the Dallas Stars tonight. Chris Chelios and Derek Meech will be healthy scratches, meaning that Andreas Lilja returns to the lineup after a one-game absence. Chris Osgood will start in net.