The Red Wings' second line of Justin Abdelkader, Daniel Alfredsson and Darren Helm was dominant against the Islanders Friday night.
Justin Abdelkader shifted from the first to second line on Saturday.
It appears that Detroit has settled on its forward lines to begin the season and Justin Abdelkader is the biggest winner as a result.
Justin Abdelkader required stitches in his left hand after a fight with Pittsburgh's Robert Bortuzzo near the end of Wednesday's preseason match.
Justin Abdelkader enjoyed another strong scrimmage alongside Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg on Sunday.
Justin Abdelkader skated with Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk in Thursday's intrasquad scrimmage.
Justin Abdelkader could line up anywhere this year, according to coach Mike Babcock.
Justin Abdelkader took a big step forward in 2013.
Justin Abdelkader has grown into a top-six forward.
Justin Abdelkader will rejoin Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg on Detroit's top line.
Justin Abdelkader has completed his two-game suspension.
Justin Abdelkader, who received a two-game suspension Sunday for his hit on Anaheim's Toni Lydman, said Monday that he didn't want to hurt the Ducks defenseman.
The NHL handed Justin Abdelkader a two-game suspension for his hit on Toni Lydman from Game 3 of the Red Wings-Ducks series, according to MLive.com.
The NHL's disciplinary people plan on giving Justin Abdelkader a call about his game-misconduct for charging on Toni Lydman from Saturday.