Our boy Rafalski will be back tonight:
Defenseman Brian Rafalski practiced with the team during the trip and said his status for Monday likely would be determined after the morning skate.
This should be good news for the powerplay and for team defense, as Kindl has been somewhat iffy at best. Though lately, he has been better, no question about that.
In other news, Miller will be sitting tonight as Babcock noted that the Wings really missed Eaves on the PK against the Canucks. Here‘s the lines: