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Pavel Datsyuk expects to miss start of Wings' season

Pavel Datsyuk may not be on the ice when the Detroit Red Wings begin the regular season. Datsyuk is recovering from offseason surgery on his right ankle to repair ruptured ankle tendons, and told that he could be out for the next four to five months. "Doctors say four-five months. So we'll see," Datsyuk said. "I hope I just miss a little early in the season. The rehabilitation...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings’ Pavel Datsyuk says he’ll miss the start of the season

(Photo by Dave Reginek/NHL via Getty Images) Injury issues have gotten an early start with the Red Wings. Forward Pavel Datsyuk spoke to’s Marie Lehmann Sunday confirming he’ll miss the start of the 2015-16 season after undergoing ankle surgery in June. “They say four to five months,” Datsyuk said. “We’ll see how this goes. … I’ll be there, but they not...
Via The Majors Detroit
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings expecting Pavel Datsyuk to miss the start of the season

Pavel Datsyuk underwent surgery for ruptured ankle tendons and the Red Wings are planning on the veteran forward missing the beginning of the 2015-16 season. This report comes from the Detroit Free Press and indicates that the Red Wings are planning on having a healthy Datsyuk at some point in November. Datsyuk’s agent believes he’ll be ready in time for October (the Red Wings...
Via Puck Drunk Love
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Datsyuk has surgery to repair injured ankle

  Pavel Datsyuk had surgery on his right ankle and is expected to be re-evaluated in three months. The Detroit Red Wings confirmed Datsyuk's operation Friday, saying it was to repair ruptured tendons in the ankle. Datsyuk, who turns 37 next month, had 26 goals and 39 assists in 63 games last season. He hasn't played 80 games in a season since 2010. The Red Wings still depend on...
Via AP on Fox
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Pavel Datsyuk dinner party masks

Can you pick out the real Pavel Datsyuk?  Hint: There isn’t one. Reddit [Reddit] Twitter
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Babcock left the Detroit Red Wings for the Toronto Maple Leafs

Mike Babcock coaching the Red Wings The Mike Babcock saga has ended after were rumors flying amid silence from the Babcock camp we finally have the answer today. Mike Babock took no further questions from any teams of media so he could mull over the decision he has come to the conclusion that next season he will be coaching the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Buffalo Sabres and the Toronto...
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Playoff scenarios and potential matchups

The Detroit Red Wings are about to wrap up the regular season, and only have three games left.  The team’s final home game comes Tuesday night, when Detroit will play host to the Carolina Hurricanes.  That game is followed by two road contests as the team travels to Montreal to play the Canadiens, before wrapping up the season in Carolina, against the Hurricanes once again. A...
April 07, 2015  |  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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