Before the Detroit Red Wings morning skate on Thursday, Ken Campbell of The Hockey News dropped this bomb on Red Wings fans.

Campbell's story reported that the Red Wings captain will play around 10 to 12 minutes in Thursday night's crucial Game 4 against the Boston Bruins.

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Zetterberg has missed 30 straight games, and has only played in one game since the Olympics.

A few hours later, the Red Wings participated in their morning skate, and MLive's Ansar Khan had this to say.

Khan also said it looks like Todd Bertuzzi will play. Here are the projected lines for tonight.

UPDATE - 11:00 AM