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Detroit's Practice Today

01/07/2022 at 4:28pm EST

Also from Bultman,

Looks like Raymond is back to the left flank as Red Wings rep PP1 at practice today. Fabbri in the bumper. Larkin on the right flank. Zadina back onto PP2.

added 5:05pm, Bultman,

that Jakub Vrana fellow you all keep asking about, skating in LA with Troy Stecher

added 9:09pm, Ted Kulfan of the Detroit News on the upcoming schedule...

Thursday's COVID-19 postponement in Anaheim has forced the Wings into playing three games in four nights around California.

They'll play Saturday in Los Angeles, then 21.5 hours later, they'll head south to face the Ducks in the rescheduled game. They Wings finish the trip Tuesday in San Jose.

Next week brings games at Little Caesars Arena on Thursday against Winnipeg and Saturday (Buffalo). Then another back-to-back Jan. 17-18 in Buffalo and Philadelphia.

That's a lot of hockey. And a daunting task.

"That's kind of the reality of the world we're going to have the rest of the way," coach Jeff Blashill said after Friday's practice at the Kings' facility in El Segundo.

The Wings also have to make up four other postponements due to the virus. The NHL hasn't yet released the updated schedule. A staggering 101 NHL games have been postponed.

"We'll have to deal with it," Blashill said. "We would have rather played the game. The spacing is better if we had played the game. We certainly were ready to play. The league has had to make a lot of decisions that are very difficult decisions. These are unprecedented times and they felt the decision was the best decision (to postpone until Sunday)."

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