DETROIT >> Justin Abdelkader didn’t practice Thursday. Wings general manager Ken Holland said he was given a maintenance day and should be fine to go Friday.
Stephen Weiss filled in on his line with Darren Helm and Andrej Nestrasil.
Pavel Datsyuk (shoulder) and Daniel Cleary (healthy) were in gray.
Jimmy Howard will start Friday and Jonas Gustavsson will start in the rematch against the Leafs Saturday at home.