Game Thread: Rangers at Red Wings – 10/18

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New York Rangers at Detroit Red Wings
October 18, 2008 – 7:00 PM

2 thoughts on “Game Thread: Rangers at Red Wings – 10/18”

  1. Zetterberg is expected to be out again tonight (no confirmation as far as I can tell) and there’s no word on whether or not Stuart will miss time after he was hurt blocking a shot against Vancouver. The Wings won’t have to call anyone up to replace him if he’s out as Derek Meech could see his first action of the season.

    I might miss this one, I’ve got tentative plans tonight.

    Rangerland also has their gameday thread open for anyone who wants to go start trouble. :suspect:

  2. Derek Meech will replace Brad Stuart in the Red Wings lineup tonight, according to Mlive’s Ansar Khan.

    Stuart did not take the morning skate, opting to rest his bruised knee. He’s expected to return next Wednesday when Detroit visits the St. Louis Blues.

    This will mark Meech’s first game of the season. He will play in Stuart’s spot alongside Niklas Kronwall.

    One other change for the game against the New York Rangers will be Dan Cleary donning a visor to protect an irritated left eye. Cleary says that if he can get used to the visor he will keep it on permanently.

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