DETROIT — Quick update from Wednesday’s practice at Joe Louis Arena.
Patrick Eaves will not play Thursday against the Dallas Stars. He had an MRI performed on his lower-body injury. There was no update after practice on what was found.
Valtteri Filppula took part in his first full practice since spraining his left MCL. He will not play against the Stars, but it hopeful to return Saturday in Buffalo.
The Wings will more than likely have to call someone up from Grand Rapids to fill Eaves’ void.
Brad Stuart had some work done on his jaw and didn’t skate. Nicklas Lidstrom said he expects Stuart to play Thursday.