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by IwoCPO on 05/05/07 at 06:20 PM ET
Well…if you’re looking for another bit of adversity, another footnote to recall when the Wings raise the Cup in a month or so, this should do nicely. Mathieu Schneider has played his last game of the 2007 postseason.
Mathieu Schneider suffered a broken wrist in the first period of Saturday’s game and will not play again in the post-season. Either Brett Lebda will return to action or Derek Meech or Jonathan Ericsson—both up from Grand Rapids—will be pressed into duty.
Mike Babcock: “(Lebda) When he’s ready, he’ll play. We have Meech and Ericsson here now. There’s nothing you can do. I kind of expected to have Kronwall, Lebda and Schneider, but that’s just life.”
So…a blueline corps of Lidstrom, Markov, Chelios, Lilja, Quincey and Meech?
No firm word on the return of Lebda, but the urgency is definitely accelerated. Naturally, there’s been nothing written lately of Niklas Kronwall.
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