Red Wings host Vegas Golden Knights tonight: 4 things to know

Alex Tuch of the Vegas Golden Knights battles for the puck with Tyler Bertuzzi of the Detroit Red Wings during the first period at Little Caesars Arena on March 8, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

The Detroit Red Wings are seeking their 4th-straight victory as the Vegas Golden Knights pay a visit to Little Caesars Arena on Thursday night.

  • GAME TIME: 7:30 p.m.

Here are four things to know ahead of the game:

Dylan Larkin questionable

Dylan Larkin, who leads the Red Wings with 49 points this season, is questionable for this game. He suffered a strained oblique in Friday's 3-2 overtime win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. Blashill said Saturday he expected Larkin to miss 1-2 weeks.

Forward Michael Rasmussen has been recalled from the AHL's Grand Rapids Griffins. Rasmussen, 19, has 6 goals and 7 assists in his rookie NHL campaign with the Red Wings. He was recently sent down to the AHL for conditioning. With Larkin out of the lineup, Rasmussen gets another chance to prove himself at the NHL level.

Red Wings lines could look like this:


Justin AbdelkaderAndreas AthanasiouGustav Nyquist
Thomas VanekFrans NielsenAnthony Mantha
Darren HelmLuke GlendeningMichael Rasmussen
Christoffer EhnJacob De La RoseMartin Frk



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