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Alfredsson Skating This Morning

Beat writers report Daniel Alfredsson is on the ice this morning which means it is possible he plays tonight.

Updates from practice will be posted here when available.

aded 10:34am, via Chuck Pleiness tweet,

Todd Bertuzzi and Daniel Alfredsson appear to be out tonight against Buffalo. Both aren't taking part in line drills

added 10:37am, via Ansar Khan tweets,

Datsyuk skating with Helm and Abdelkader again.

Other lines: Nyquist-Legwand-Franzen, Tatar-Sheahan-Jurco, Miller-Glendening-Alfredsson.

added 10:43am, via Khan,

Different look on first power-play unit. Kronwall on D, Datsyuk and Franzen at half-walls, Legwand at net front and Nyquist roaming.

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Paul's avatar

Khan tweets,

Alfredsson is practicing on second power play unit with DeKeyser at points. Tatar-Sheahan-Jurco up front.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 04/04/14 at 09:40 AM ET

Paul's avatar

Pleiness tweet,

Looks like Alfredsson just holding the spot on the blue line for Kindl on second PP unit. Kindl busy working on PK.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 04/04/14 at 09:42 AM ET

OlderThanChelios's avatar

Kindl busy working on PK.

He needs to work on more than that. He was absolutely horrible in the last game.

I’m not sure what the reason is, but his overall play has taken a serious nose-dive since last fall. I’d rather see Ouellet in the lineup than Kindl.

Posted by OlderThanChelios from Grand Rapids, MI on 04/04/14 at 10:01 AM ET

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Posted by OlderThanChelios from Grand Rapids, MI on 04/04/14 at 11:01 AM ET

Kindl and Mule were both utterly useless pylons. Truly awful to watch. They need some serious help on the D. Gonna have to package some payers and get a D man. Unless they can score one via FA.

Either way.. I see some roster changes.

Posted by RorSchach from Datsberg on 04/04/14 at 10:12 AM ET

RedMenace's avatar

That power play might actually accomplish something… wonder who came up with it.

Posted by RedMenace from the Church of Jesus Lashoff on 04/04/14 at 10:20 AM ET

SYF's avatar

That power play might actually accomplish something… wonder who came up with it.

Posted by RedMenace from Team Slovaskimo Fighting Snipers on 04/04/14 at 11:20 AM ET

Renney, probably.  When he was coaching the Slicks, even with a really young team, they had one of the league’s most dangerous PP units.  So the Slicks let him go.  Honestly, since Balls Hill left, Wings PP has gotten better.  They still do waaaaaay too much cutesy passing around, but they’re getting better.

Posted by SYF from Alana Blanchard's Bikinis on 04/04/14 at 10:56 AM ET

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Kindl and Mule were both utterly useless pylons

Totally agree!  Kindl looks like he wants out of Detroit and Mule must have something medical going on in his head.  He has had a recent concussion and a few years back some kind of brain injury.  He actually reminds me of floating Ovie and then a switch gets turned on and he is skating hard, using his body and scoring.

Mystery to many Wings Fans, sadly

Posted by WingedRider from Saskatoon, SK on 04/04/14 at 01:21 PM ET

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