Jeff Riger, at the Red Wings morning skate, has reported that Mike Babcock has officially announced Mike Modano will replace Johan Franzen in tonight’s game 6 against San Jose. Modano has been a healthy scratch for all but 1 game (game 4 of the Phoenix series) in this year’s Stanley Cup Playoffs. Johan Franzen will sit out due to his sore ankle. Modano is expected to play on a line with Pavel Datsyuk and Thomas Holmstrom.
Mike Modano meets with the media after it was announced he will play in game 6 5-10-11 CBSDetroit.com