Jakub Kindl views the arrival of new coach Jeff Blashill as an opportunity for a fresh start.
Jakub Kindl will play Wednesday night in Game 7.
Detroit defenseman Jakub Kindl, who has been a healthy scratch in each of the six games in the Eastern Conference First Round series against the Lightning, likely will make his 2015 playoff debut in Game 7 in Tampa Bay Wednesday night.
Defensemen Jakub Kindl and Alexey Marchenko will be healthy scratches Monday night for Game 6 versus Tampa Bay.
Jakub Kindl, Daniel Cleary and Tomas Jurco will all be healthy scratches in Thursday's game against Montreal.
Jakub Kindl and Daniel Cleary will be scratched against the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night.
Jakub Kindl will be scratched against the Washington Capitals on Sunday evening.
Jakub Kindl and Daniel Cleary will be scratched against the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night.
Jakub Kindl will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Boston Bruins.
Jakub Kindl and Daniel Cleary were scratched from Sunday's tilt with the NY Islanders.
Jakub Kindl was a healthy scratch Thursday because of the return of Niklas Kronwall.
Jakub Kindl picked up a goal and an assist as Niklas Kronwall's replacement during Tuesday night's 5-4 overtime loss.
Jakub Kindl and Daniel Cleary will both be scratched again on Monday night versus the Oilers.
Jakub Kindl and Dan Cleary were scratched against the Calgary Flames on Friday night.