Daniel Alfredsson won't play Game 3
Alfredsson has been dealing with a back injury, and Detroit coach Mike Babcock said he "needed another day." He'd been a nonfactor in the first two games of the series, failing to register a goal, assist or shot on goal despite averaging 15:39 of ice time.
Babcock will insert center Joakim Andersson in Alfredsson's place in the lineup.
"Andersson can really help our penalty killing," Babcock said. "He's a good faceoff guy, he knows how to play."
"It's going to be fun," Andersson told ESPN.com. "Exciting to be back playing -- these are the games we want to be part of."