Thursday, December 13, 2007

Holmstrom Day-To-Day

The Red Wings will be a little shorthanded when the Oilers come calling tonight. Part of their top line will have the night off, but since the Wings will be at home tonight, I don't think they will be as worried as they possibly could be.

Tomas Holmstrom (Don) will sit out Thursday night's contest with a bit of a knee problem. Homstrom didn't practice on Wednesday and was listed as doubtful to play.

Holmstrom has 28 points in 30 games for the Wings this season, which is a pretty big hole to fill. The players that may miss Holmstrom the most will more likely be Nicklas Lidstrom (Benson) and Brian Rafalski (Stuart)... their shot from the point need a guy to screen the goalie or pick up the scraps.

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