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Alfredsson a game-time decision today for Red Wings (Updated)

Nov 16, 2013, 5:30 PM EDT

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The Detroit Red Wings will know shortly whether Daniel Alfredsson plays tonight against the New York Islanders.

Alfredsson is currently dealing with a lower-body injury and is a game-time decision, according to Red Wings’ game-day blog.

He will take the pre-game skate and then make a decision about he plays or sits, as per the Red Wings. Luke Glendening has been recalled from the Grand Rapids Griffins in the American Hockey League.

The 40-year-old Alfredsson has three goals and 14 points in 19 games with the Red Wings this season, his first in Detroit.

The Red Wings come into today’s game against the Islanders having lost their last four games in either overtime or the shootout.

Updated: Alfredsson has been scratched for tonight’s game due to a groin injury suffered in the pre-game skate on Friday, as per NHL.com.

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