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Alfie, Ericsson still out with injuries

Sep 25, 2013, 4:14 PM EDT

Daniel Alfredsson AP

Some Red Wings injury updates, via the Detroit Free Press:

—- Daniel Alfredsson won’t play tonight versus Pittsburgh at Joe Louis Arena; the 40-year-old winger is still out with a sore groin.

—- D-man Jonathan Ericsson is also out, with a thigh contusion he calls “nothing serious.”

—- Forward Darren Helm (groin) skated with teammates today, but say it’s “very unlikely” he’ll play this week.

The Wings have lost their last two preseason games, 2-0 to Boston on Saturday and 4-3 to Chicago on Sunday. They play the Leafs back-to-back Friday and Saturday to close out their exhibition slate.

Henrik Zetterberg, Pavel Datsyuk and Niklas Kronwall apparently won’t play versus the Pens either. No injuries. Just healthy scratches.

  1. polegojim - Sep 25, 2013 at 4:50 PM

    Can’t wait til the games count. I love hockey season!

    Go RED WINGS!

  2. snipedanglecelly13 - Sep 25, 2013 at 10:42 PM

    There’s always someone injured on the red wings…

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