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Lehtinen should play Wednesday in Detroit

Updated: November 17, 2009, 6:55 PM ET
By Richard Durrett

Dallas Stars forward Jere Lehtinen (groin) practiced Tuesday and should be in the lineup against the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday, coach Marc Crawford said.

Lehtinen, who has missed 10 games this season, should play on a line with Steve Ott and Mike Ribeiro.

"Ott played real well with Ribeiro last year when Brenden was hurt," Crawford said. "Now they have a good defensive player with them in Jere Lehtinen."

The 36-year-old Lehtinen, who has one point in five games, remains ...

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