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Preseason Game #5: What and Who to Look For



James Reimer, Red Wings

Game Facts

Tonight: Red Wings at Pittsburgh

Where: PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh

When:  7  p.m.

TV/Radio: No TV/97.1

Things to Watch For

Carter Mazur’s bid to start the season in Detroit has ended.  Red Wings coach Derek Lalonde says Mazur is still week-to-week after being injured during training camp. He’ll start the season in Grand Rapids. …

James Reimer will get a chance to make his case to start the season in Detroit tonight, when he is scheduled to play the entire game in Pittsburgh,. John Lethemon will be the backup. ….

Joe Veleno scored both Red Wing goals in last night’s 4-2 loss at Chicago. …

The teams played in the preseason opener last week, with the Wings winning 4-3. …

Tonight is the second road game of three in three nights for the Red Wings, They’ll finish the preseason at Toronto on Thursday night and by playing host to the Maple Leafs on Saturday.