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Mike Modano a healthy scratch tonight

5/6/2011

Mike Modano will sit out again as the Detroit Red Wings try to stay alive tonight in the Western Conference Semifinals against the San Jose Sharks. ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun has an update, including a great quote from Red Wings coach Mike Babcock on Modano's situation.

Red Wings coach Mike Babcock announced after Friday's morning skate that there would be no lineup changes for Game 4.

He thought long and hard about inserting veteran Mike Modano, but decided for the status quo from Game 3. It's not an easy decision to keep a future Hall of Famer like Modano out when you know just how much he wants in.

The rest of the story is here.