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Datsyuk returns from injury for Red Wings vs Tampa Bay

DETROIT (AP) Pavel Datsyuk is back in the lineup for the Detroit Red Wings after missing five games with an undisclosed lower-body injury. The 36-year-old Datsyuk entered Saturday's game against Tampa Bay with 23 goals and 35 assists. He was second on the team in points behind Henrik Zetterberg. Detroit's Erik Cole is out Saturday with an upper-body injury, and Tampa Bay's Braydon...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Left Wing lock: Detroit drops the puck against the desperate Florida Panthers

With 14 games left to play before the playoffs, and sitting just 4 points above Boston at 87, these upcoming games mean quite a bit for the Red Wings. Detroit has two games in hand on Boston and three games in hand and both Montreal and Tampa Bay. Detroit will also face off once more against Boston and Montreal and twice more against Tampa. Additionally the Red Wings will finish...
Via The Majors Detroit
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings Stat Center Datsyuk Out At Least Two Games

View image | According to Ansar Khan of, Pavel Datsyuk did not skate this morning and will miss, at least, the Red Wings next two games. Pavel Datsyuk is suffering from a lower body injury.  It’s likely that during his time away Riley Sheahan will be bumped up to take his spot as the second line Center. The Red Wings will need guys like Tomas Tatar...
Via TopSportsReport
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Struggling to defeat elite goaltenders?

This was supposed to be another rebuilding season, but the Detroit Red Wings (34-15-11) have quietly put together another successful regular season. As of Friday, the Red Wings have the NHL’s best power play (25.1 percent), sixth best in goals against per game (2.45) and seventh best in goals scored per game (2.88). They currently occupy the third spot in the Atlantic Division...
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: No All-Star game representation, who cares?

For the second time in NHL history there will not be a Detroit Red Wing participating in the All-Star game. Goaltender Jimmy Howard was selected to attend, but injured his groin against the Washington Capitals the same day the All-Star selections were announced. Howard is inactive for another 2-3 weeks and head coach Mike Babcock confirmed his starting netminder was not going to...
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Pavel Datsyuk’s New Line to Debut in Detroit Red Wings’ Preseason Opener at Pittsburgh

Believe it or not, hockey season is upon us. The Detroit Red Wings will open their preseason schedule on Monday night in Pittsburgh. They then travel to Chicago on Tuesday before the exhibition home opener Thursday night vs. those same Blackhawks. Several projected lineup regulars will be on the ice against the Penguins, highlighted by the first in-game action for Mike Babcock...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Pavel Datsyuk reiterates dream to play in the KHL

The Detroit Red Wings have Pavel Datsyuk locked up through the 2016-17 season, but that hasn’t prevented rumors from circulating about his future in the NHL and the possibility of him taking his talents to the KHL. Though the more far-fetched rumors suggest Datsyuk could be on his way out sooner than later, the more realistic scenario links him with the KHL after his NHL playing...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Do the Detroit Red Wings have a plan?

NHL free agency began on July 1st and many players have already signed for one team or another. We’ve seen Matt Niskanen and Brooks Orpik move to Washington, Ryan Miller sign with the Canucks and Paul Stastny become a St. Louis Blue. What we haven’t seen is any big name player sign in Detroit. Detroit is simply not the destination it once was. There is no Steve Yzerman or Nick...
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Time to pass the torch

Pavel Datsyuk hoisting the Stanley Cup in 2008 During the essence of an unbelievable 23-consecutive playoff appearances, the Detroit Red Wings carried a unique characteristic into the postseason. A mystique presence that struck fear into the hearts of opponents. Unfortunately, it is perfectly clear that characteristic is no longer with the Red Wings and the franchise needs to accept...
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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