The Red Wings are off. Detroit will play the Rangers on Thursday night in New York. Pavel Datsyuk, Johan Franzen, Daniel Alfredsson, Darren Helm and Jimmy Howard are day-to-day. Detroit is ten-points behind Boston in the division.
The Pistons are off. Detroit will play host to the Utah Jazz on Friday night. Detroit, winners of two straight, are 16-and-22 on the year.