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Red Wings work to add punch, Datsyuk to offense

The Red Wings didn't get back to Detroit until after 2 a.m. Wednesday following a 2-1 overtime loss in Montreal, so instead of the scheduled on-ice practice, coach Mike Babcock gathered his players for a little chalk talk. "I wanted to clear up a lot in our game," Babcock said. "We had a meeting and we dealt with our power play. We dealt with we feel we can score...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pavel Datsyuk Scores The Best Goal You’ll See That Didn’t Count

Detroit Red Wings forward Pavel Datsyuk missed the start of the season for the first time in his 13-year career this season. But on Tuesday night, he finally got to make his debut and the Magic Man didn’t disappoint. He has the best backhand shot in the NHL and this is more proof of it. […] The post Pavel Datsyuk Scores The Best Goal You’ll See That Didn’t Count appeared...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Pavel Datsyuk’s Incredible Goal Waved Off on Questionable Call

In his first game back from injury, Pavel Datsyuk nearly added another brilliant highlight to his resume. Heck, he did so anyway, even if his goal was waved off on a brutal call in front. Datsyuk pulled off a spin-o-rama backhander that beat Carey Price top shelf, but Justin Abdelkader was called for making incidental contact with Price. Replays showed that Price appeared to initiate...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pavel Datsyuk To Make Season Debut, Lines Get a Shake-Up

After missing roughly 4 weeks with a separated shoulder, Red Wings’ Pavel Datsyuk is ready to make his debut, when Detroit takes on the Montreal Canadiens tonight on the road. Datsyuk had skated with the team for a good two weeks in a grey no-contact jersey, but wasn’t quite ready to make the jump to game-play just yet. At practice on Monday, he was wearing the red jersey of...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Detroit Red Wings Get A Big Boost With The Return Of Pavel Datsyuk

from Ted Kulfan of the Detroit News, Pavel Datsyuk is returning to the Red Wings lineup. Datsyuk will make his regular-season debut Tuesday night when the Red Wings play the Montreal Canadiens. "It's a big boost for us," said captain Henrik Zetterberg, who'll skate on a line with Datsyuk and Justin Abdelkader. "He's been skating pretty good...
Via Kukla's Korner
3 days 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...
9 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
12 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...
20 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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