Johan Franzen showed good mobility walking off the plane Monday. That is if you consider dodging the media good mobility.

Franzen opted not to discus his injured right ankle, which he tweaked in the second period Sunday to the point where coach Mike Babcock felt it best not to play him in the third period.

"We will see what happens (Tuesday morning)," Babcock said. "If he's not ready to go, we will put (Mike) Modano in."

Modano, a 21-year veteran, has only played in one playoff game with the Wings and that was against Phoenix.

"The Mule has to be better than he was (in Game 5)," general manager Ken Holland said. "I know Modano is chomping at the bit.