Red Wings scratch goalie Osgood, forward Maltby against Canucks due to illness

DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings scratched goalies Chris Osgood and forward Kirk Maltby against the Vancouver Canucks because they were feeling ill.

Jimmy Howard replaced Osgood on Thursday night and Drew Miller made his Detroit debut in place of Maltby. Osgood is 6-3-2 this season and ranks 10th in NHL history with 395 wins.

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Maltby has three goals and five points this season.

The Red Wings claimed Miller off waivers from the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday.