Sharks' Clowe out for Game 6 tonight in Detroit

May 10, 2011, 2:49 pm
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May 10, 2011


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Brodie Brazil DETROIT -- Sharks left wing Ryane Clowe did not make the trip to Detroit and will not play in tonight's Game 6.
"He's got an upper body injury and stayed home in San Jose," coach Todd McLellan said after word spread about Clowe's absence during the team's morning skate.RATTO: Clowe absence throws San Jose lines into turmoil
Clowe leads San Jose with 13 points this postseason.UPDATE at 9:16 a.m: McLellan said Clowe's injury has nothing to do with (Niklas) Kronwall hit in Game 5, and that he'll be able to play moving forward.UPDATE at 9:21 a.m.: McLellan said Clowe's ailments are from something that happened during the game, not afterward."He's been one of their best players. He's physical and he holds on to the puck. He's a really good forward. That's a big loss for them, for sure," Detroit's Tomas Holmstrom after Tuesday morning skate.Stay logged on here as this story develops here in Detroit, as I get more details this morning.