Monday’s post-practice Tweets and videos: Suter ‘takes a maintenance day’; Blashill, Veleno speak with the media

Updated at 1:06 PM: The Red Wings returned to practice after Sunday’s 5-1 loss to Boston at Little Caesars Arena’s Belfor Training Center on Monday morning, and MLive’s Ansar Khan was the only beat writer to report that Nick Leddy joined the fray after clearing COVID protocols, but Pius Suter was absent due to unspecified reasons.

Khan also Tweeted that Filip Zadina was taken off the power play.

So, after practice, the Red Wings Tweeted that Suter took a “maintenance day”…

Pius Suter didn’t practice today, but coach Blashill said it was for maintenance and is expected to be available for tomorrow.— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) January 3, 2022

And you may take this for what you will:

#RedWings Blashill said Suter took maintenance day, should be available tomorrow. Leddy available but won’t necessarily play. Hasn’t decided if Veleno in on power play and Zadina out.— Ansar Khan (@AnsarKhanMLive) January 3, 2022

Coach Blashill spoke with the media for 11 minutes today:

Update: Joe Veleno spoke with the media after the coach:

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