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Notes: Wings likely to get Datsyuk, Smith back this week

DETROIT -- There's a good chance the Red Wings will get two players back this week. Both Pavel Datsyuk (groin) and Brendan Smith (hand infection) practiced with the team Tuesday at Joe Louis Arena. Datsyuk has missed the last four games and six of the last eight. "I feel good," Datsyuk said. "We'll see (Wednesday) morning. I'm happy to skate full practice with team." There is some...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings weekly: Tatar shines in Datsyuk’s absence

The Detroit Red Wings (10-5-5) are a period away from being a quarter of the way through the 2014-15 regular season. Time goes by so fast. This week started out strong with a 5-0 shutout of the Columbus Blue Jackets and a come from behind 4-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets. But, it quickly took a turn for the worst as the Toronto Maple Leafs took pleasure in putting them back into...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings Injury Update: Pavel Datsyuk misses practice as sore groin returns

Detroit Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk did not take part in the Red Wings morning practice on Monday because of groin issues.#458775771 / gettyimages.comDatsyuk sustained a groin injury during a team skate on November 7th, which caused him to miss two games before returning on November 14th. Datsyuk played two games over the weekend against the Chicago Blackhawks and the Montreal...
Via Sports Injury Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings Injury Update: Pavel Datsyuk will return to lineup tonight

Pavel Datsyuk will be rejoining the Detroit Red Wings tonight, where they will be hosting the Chicago Blackhawks at Joe Louis Arena. #169574448 / The alternate captain was a late scratch for the November 7th game against the New Jersey Devils and missed Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning with a groin injury, which he sustained during a morning skate...
Via Sports Injury Alert
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Datsyuk back in Wings' lineup Friday

DETROIT -- When Red Wings Coach Mike Babcock met with the assembled press after Friday's morning skate, he was a bit hesitant when asked if Pavel Datsyuk was in tonight's lineup against the Chicago Blackhawks. "I don't know. What did he tell you guys?" Babcock asked. Once he was informed that Datsyuk told reporters that he was playing, Babcock replied, "...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Paramedics called for Pavel Datsyuk after Wings-Senators game

Following the Red Wings 3-1 loss to the Senators in Ottawa on Tuesday, there was a report that paramedics were called to the Red Wings locker room.  Wings general manager Ken Holland was very tight-lipped about it, but made a statement shortly after saying, “”It was extremely, extremely precautionary. Everyone is healthy, everyone is available to play.” Nothing was spoken...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings weekly: Sabres spoil a nearly perfect week

The Detroit Red Wings (6-2-3) had a perfect three win week in their sights as Pavel Datsyuk walked in scoring the go-ahead goal with 15:33 remaining in the 3rd period late Sunday evening. However, the gritty Buffalo Sabres had other plans. The ominous quiet crowd at the First Niagara Center finally erupted in cheers as goaltender Michal Neuvirth stuffed Red Wings’ Captain Henrik...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Pavel Datsyuk scored the goal of the year that didn’t count (VIDEO)

Vine Pavel Datsyuk had played all of two and a half periods in 2014 and used some magic (and some decent hands) to provide the most ridiculous goal of the young NHL season. Unfortunately, it didn’t count as some referees like to over-call games.  This was disallowed because of a questionable (aka bogus) goalie interference call on Justin Abdelkader. This would have tied the game...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: 5 keys to a successful 2014-15 season

Enthusiasm and anticipation continues to build as the Detroit Red Wings gear up and make final preparations for the 2014-15 season. The goal is simple: Reach the playoffs to expand the historic playoff consecutive streak to 24 seasons. Then once you’re in, anything can happen. Here are 5 keys to bring another successful year of hockey to Hockeytown. 5. Effective Line Combinations...
October 04, 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...
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September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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