Blackhawks will play top forwards in preseason game against Red Wings


The Detroit Red Wings will be back at it Thursday night when they host the Chicago Blackhawks for a preseason game at Little Caesars Arena. 

On Wednesday night the Red Wings topped the Pittsburgh Penguins, 3-2, in overtime. The Penguins were without their top players including Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin.

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Thursday night's matchup against the Blackhawks won't be that way as Chicago plans to send out its top forwards. 

Jonathan Toews will be joined by Alex DeBrincat and Chris Kunitz, according to NBC Chicago, and Brandon Saad and Patrick Kane will skate with Nick Schmaltz. 

GAME TIME: 7:30 p.m. 

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