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Red Wings Daily (10/20/14): Franzen on IR, Howard a Go, and Around the NHL

Red Wings Updates Detroit could see Pavel Datsyuk back as soon as this week During practice on Monday, Pavel Datsyuk was no longer wearing a grey jersey indicating injury. He donned the red jersey and was put on a line with Justin Abdelkader and Henrik Zetterberg. Looks like his return could be sooner rather than later. He’s a strong possibility for Tuesday in Montreal. The question...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Pavel Datsyuk Out Of Red Wings Lineup

Pavel Datsyuk will not play Wednesday night when his Detroit Red Wings welcome the Boston Bruins to Joe Louis Arena for the second time this season. Datsyuk confirms what was apparent: he's not playing tomorrow.— Ansar Khan (@AnsarKhanMLive) October 14, 2014 Datsyuk has not yet played in the 2014-15 season after tallying 37 points in 45 games during the 2013-14 campaign. Detroit...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings Injury Update: Pavel Datsyuk making progress

Detroit Red Wings' veteran center Pavel Datsyuk is making progress on a shoulder injury sustained last month but still has no firm date to return to the lineup, according to Ansar Khan at / gettyimages.comDatsyuk is back skating with the team but has yet to be cleared for contact due to a separated shoulder sustained on September 22.  After yesterday&...
Via Sports Injury Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Pavel Datsyuk To Miss Bruins-Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings will be without their best player when they play the Boston Bruins on Thursday night at Joe Louis Arena. Superstar center Pavel Datsyuk (shoulder) didn’t skate Wednesday and won’t be in the lineup for Detroit’s season opener, per the team. It’s the first season opener the Russian forward will miss since he entered the NHL in 2001. Datsyuk’s absence...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pavel Datsyuk to miss Red Wings' opener

Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk (shoulder) practiced Wednesday but will not play in Thursday's regular-season opener against Boston. Datysuk separated his shoulder Sept. 22 in the exhibition opener against Chicago and was projected to be out a month. He has begun skating with the team but is being held back from physical contact. It appears Andrej Nestrasil, who made the final...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  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...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Pavel Datsyuk returns to practice for the Red Wings

For the first time in over a week, center Pavel Datsyuk was able to practice with the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday. Ansar Khan of reported that “Datsyuk participated in the first half of practice while wearing a grey ‘non-contact’ jersey.” #480322605 / gettyimages.comThe official Detroit Red Wings Twitter account had this to say about his return to practice: Pavel...
Via Sports Injury Alert
17 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Pavel Datsyuk Injured on Hit by Pittsburgh’s Rob Scuderi

In case you want to see why Pavel Datsyuk will not be in the Detroit Red Wings’ lineup until at least late October, here it is: Definitely not the hardest hit from Pittsburgh defenseman Rob Scuderi, but Datsyuk did appear to catch that protected corner of glass at the end of Pittsburgh’s bench with his shoulder, which would explain his injury. The Red Wings announced Wednesday...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
26 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  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
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