Here is the Detroit Red Wings’ lineup for their home opener against the Boston Bruins. Lineup per DailyFaceoff.com.
Justin Abdelkader – Henrik Zetterberg – Johan Franzen
Tomas Tatar – Riley Sheahan – Tomas Jurco
Gustav Nyquist – Darren Helm – Andrej Nestrasil
Drew Miller – Joakim Andersson – Luke Glendening
Niklas Kronwall – Jonathan Ericsson
Danny DeKeyser – Brendan Smith
Kyle Quincey – Jakub Kindl
5 Things to Watch Tonight
1. Can Danny DeKeyser and Brendan Smith continue strong pre-seasons into the regular season?
2. Will Jimmy Howard return to form and be the goalie he was in the 2011-12 season?
3. Can the youngsters avoid a sophomore slump? A lot is expected of Tomas Tatar, Riley Sheahan, Tomas Jurco, and Gustav Nyquist this season.
4. After being a healthy scratch for most of the playoffs last year, can Joakim Andersson establish himself as an everyday player?
5. For the love of God, can we please stay healthy?