Riley Sheahan will miss "a bit" of time due to an upper-body injury, per Red Wings coach Mike Babcock.
Erik Cole (upper body) didn't take part in Friday's practice.
Jakub Kindl was a healthy scratch Thursday because of the return of Niklas Kronwall.
Tomas Tatar potted his 27th goal of the season on Thursday.
Jimmy Howard will be on the bench for Saturday's game against Tampa Bay and he'll have a sit-down with his coach.
Petr Mrazek will be in goal for Saturday's game against Tampa Bay.
Jimmy Howard was pulled after allowing three goals on 10 shots in the first period of a 6-4 loss to San Jose on Thursday night.
Danny DeKeyser notched two assists in the Wings' 6-4 loss to San Jose on Thursday night.
Daniel Cleary and Jakub Kindl will be healthy scratches in Thursday's game against San Jose.
Stephen Weiss will dress Thursday night against San Jose.
Jimmy Howard will be back in goal for Detroit on Thursday.
Niklas Kronwall (lower body) will suit up in Thursday's game against San Jose.
Pavel Datsyuk won't return from a lower-body injury on Thursday.
Niklas Kronwall (lower body) might be back in the lineup on Thursday.
Erik Cole (upper body) is expected to miss at least Detroit's next three games.