Justin Abdelkader (hand) is likely to return to the Red Wings lineup for Game 3, according to coach Mike Babcock.
Petr Mrazek will remain the Red Wings’ starting goaltender, coach Mike Babcock said after Game 2.
Tomas Tatar scored the Detroit Red Wings' only goal in a 5-1 defeat against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 2.
After bailing out the Detroit Red Wings in Game 1, Petr Mrazek's buckled under the Tampa Bay Lightning attack in a 5-1 Game 2 loss.
The Detroit Red Wings won't alter their lineup heading into Game 2 against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday.
Although Johan Franzen is skating, it is the longest of longshots that he will be able to play again this season.
Erik Cole (spinal cord contusion) will not play again this season.
It does not appear as if Justin Abdelkader will be able to suit up for Game 2 of the Red Wings' best of seven series against the Lightning.
It should come as no surprise that Petr Mrazek will be back in the Red Wing goal for Game 2 against Tampa Saturday afternoon.
Petr Mrazek will start Game Two on Saturday afternoon against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
The Detroit Red Wings' minus-32 shot differential against the Tampa Bay Lightning last night was the worst in 50 years for a team that won in regulation in the playoffs.
Darren Helm earned a pair of assists in Thursday's 3-2 victory over Tampa Bay in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.
Luke Glendening's shorthanded goal was the game winner in Game 1 against Tampa Bay.
Pavel Datsyuk jumpstarted the Red Wings' post-season with two goals in the first 20:08 of Game 1 on Thursday night which helped Detroit push past Tampa Bay 3-2.
Petr Mrazek was sensational in his first career playoff start on Thursday night, making 44 saves on 46 shots to help the Wings snag Game 1 on the road from Tampa Bay.