Detroit (8th - Atlantic) at Vancouver (6th - Pacific)

Matchup Details
Tue, Feb 28 - Rogers Arena
FACEOFF - 10:00 PM ET
W/LATSMONEYHomeAwayO/U
Detroit 24-26-10-034-26-64612-14-5-012-12-5-027-27
Vancouver 26-29-4-232-29-175818-10-3-08-19-1-224-25
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
 
RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
Detroit
PPlayerStatusNotes
RWG. Nyquist
Elig Sat
Suspension
02/27/17
Nyquist has been issued a six-game suspension by the NHL for high-sticking an opponent but is expected to return to action Saturday against the Oilers.
GJ. Howard
Out indefinitely
Knee
02/15/17
Howard is on the long-term injured reserve list while he recovers from a right MCL sprain. He suffered a second setback during his recovery and is without a definitive timetable for a return.
DJ. Ericsson
out for season
Wrist
02/10/17
Ericsson is on injured reserve with a broken wrist and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
RWJ. Franzen
out for season
Concussion
10/26/16
Franzen is on the long-term injured reserve with a concussion and is expected to miss the entire 2016-2017 season.
CJ. Vitale
I-R
Concussion
10/11/16
Vitale has been placed on injured reserve due to concussion-like symptoms.
Vancouver
PPlayerStatusNotes
LWS. Baertschi
Early March
Concussion
02/28/17
Baertschi is on injured reserve with a concussion but is nearing a return to game action and could be back in the lineup during the team's current road trip.
DC. Tanev
Ques Thurs
Virus
02/28/17
Tanev has shown symptoms of the mumps virus and has been placed on the injured reserve. It is unknown if he will be activated prior to Thursday's game against the Sharks.
DN. Tryamkin
Ques Thurs
Virus
02/28/17
Tryamkin was designated for injured reserve and it is yet to be decided if he will play against the Sharks on Thursday as he is showing symptoms of the mumps virus.
CM. Chaput
I-R
Virus
02/28/17
Chaput has developed symptoms of the mumps virus and has been placed on the injured reserve list.
GJ. Markstrom
Out indefinitely
Lower Body
02/28/17
Markstrom is on the injured reserve list with a lower-body injury and is without a clear timetable for return.
RWJ. Skille
Out indefinitely
Groin
02/24/17
Skille has been placed on injured reserve with a groin injury and it is uncertain when he will be able to return to game action.
RWA. Rodin
Out indefinitely
Knee
01/17/17
Rodin aggravated an injury to his surgically-repaired left knee and is on the injured reserve list without an official timetable for a return.
DE. Gudbranson
Out indefinitely
Wrist
12/19/16
Gudbranson will require surgery to repair a torn ligament in his wrist and will miss an extended amount of time.
RWD. Dorsett
I-R
Neck
12/05/16
Dorsett will require cervical fusion surgery to repair a neck injury and is on the injured reserve list without a definitive timetable for a return.
NEWS

Covers Preview - Barring a miraculous finishing kick over the final 22 games of the season, the Detroit Red Wings' 25-year playoff run -- the third-longest streak in league history -- will come to an end. Lagging 11 points out of the second wild card, the Red Wings open a five-game road trip with a visit to the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night.

 
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