Originally written on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 11/15/14

DETROIT - NOVEMBER 22: Team Physician, Dr. Anthony Colucci (R) of the Detroit Red Wings answers a question next to General Manager, Ken Holland during a press conference on November 22, 2005 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The team was holding a press conference on the condition of player, Jiri Fischer, who collapsed when his heart stopped during a game on November 21. Fisher is listed in improved condition. (Photo by Tom Pidgeon/Getty Images)
Detroit Red Wings' General Manager Ken Holland is worried.And why not?  His team has been perpetually short-handed due to injury all season, and has been without top scorer and one of the best two-way players in the world in forward Pavel Datsyuk for the last 12 games due to a lower-body injury and seven games before that due to a concussion - so he can be forgiven for feeling a bit of trepidation is Datsyuk is well enough to suit up for the Russian National Team in Sochi later this month."Of course, I’m worried." Holland said on Sunday of his star forward putting his health on the line after missing so much time for the Red Wings this season. "But I understand what an opportunity this is for every Russian and every other player. Pavel has a decision to make and I understand that it’s his decision and I respect that it's his decision."Making the choice even tougher is that Datsyuk has been named captain of the Olympic squad, an honor that Ol...
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