from Ted Kulfan of the Detroit News,
Coach Derek Lalonde didn't hesitate when asked what he's missed most with no Tyler Bertuzzi in the Red Wings' lineup.
"Offense, goals," Lalonde said after Wednesday's practice. "He's an elite scorer. As great as our defense has been, chances against, chances for have been down, which is understandable. He would help (offensively)."
Lalonde might be able to write Bertuzzi's name into the lineup at some point in the upcoming west-coast trip, which begins Saturday in Los Angeles.
Lalonde admitted Wednesday that Saturday's game might be too soon, and Tuesday's game in Anaheim might be when Bertuzzi makes his return.
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