Rafalski could play in Game 6
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Rafalski practiced with the Red Wings on Monday after skating on Sunday. He has been sidelined throughout the second-round series -- which Detroit leads 3-2 -- with an upper-body injury.
"Obviously if the coaches and myself feel I can contribute in any way, there's a good chance I'll play," Rafalski said after the Red Wings' 30-minute practice.
While Rafalski may be returning, Red Wings coach Mike Babcock indicated that center Kris Draper, who has missed the series with an upper-body injury, will not be available for Game 6.
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