There is a four day gap in between Detroit games, but Grand Rapids doesn’t play until March 11, so it looks like Rasmussen will go back to GR for now, and Larkin will likely be ready to go for Detroit’s next game. Svechnikov going to the taxi squad instead of Grand Rapids tells me it’s likely he’ll be in the lineup on Tuesday for Detroit’s next game. Take a look and see if this is for you!
Blashill said he likes the physical element Smith brings, his size and hands, but that he has a lot to learn and it is better for him to learn while playing more in the AHL than in the NHL. Ultimately, all roster decisions are made by general manager Steve Yzerman. Smith should be playing in Detroit.
The Montreal Canadiens have had both good and bad in the Dominique Ducharme interim-era. On Thursday against the Winnipeg Jets they had both. Jared Book and Patrik Bexell discuss the week that was, and what is to come.