Johan Franzen and Mikael Samuelsson both are playing for the Red Wings. But who isn’t is a bigger story. Henrik Zetterberg is a scratch with a lower body injry, and is day to day according to general manager Ken Holland. Gustav Nyquist is a scratch, too.
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What a terrible start to the season this has been for Mikael Samuelsson. After returning to the Red Wings lineup Sunday, Samuelsson is out again tonight in Nashville. Samuelsson was hit on his left hand during the morning skate – a shot by Ian White during a power paly drill got him – and he … Continue Reading →
There are three Red Wings not on the ice Monday morning at Compuware Arena. Mikael Samuelsson has joined Darren Helm and Pavel Datsyuk on the sidelines. Helm has a strained back and is day to day. Datsyuk was scheduled to arrive from Russia last night. Samuelsson skated Sunday and had been a regular at informal … Continue Reading →