Datsyuk (ankle) is expected to start skating in two weeks.
Datsyuk is still recovering after undergoing offseason ankle surgery. He met with his doctor on Thursday who gave him the green light to resume skating next week. Datsyuk will miss the start of the regular season, but should be back by early November.
Datsyuk, who has been hampered by a lower-body injury will be held out of the lineup during the season finale on Saturday. He has two goals and three assists in his last three games and should be ready to go for game 1.
Datsyuk did not skate this morning; but will play vs. Montreal.
Datsyuk missed the morning skate just like he did on Tuesday when he played and he is expected to do the same tonight in Montreal. Playing on a line with Henrik Zetterberg and Darren Helm, Datsyuk collected the game-winning goal and one assist in 17:38 TOI.
Datsyuk (lower-body) will be a game-time decision on Tuesday.
Datsyuk missed the morning skate, but GM Ken Holland said that Datsyuk is expected to take warmups before they decide whether or not he will play tonight vs. the Hurricanes. If he does play, he is expected to play on the top-line with Henrik Zetterberg and Darren Helm.
Datsyuk will miss his second straight game and the seventh of the last nine games. He skated this morning, but won’t be available tonight vs. the Sens. He said he is feeling better and hopes to be back in the lineup on Saturday.
Datsyuk missed five games with a lower-body injury, but played in the last two games prior to last night. He did not make it out for pre-game warmups because he had a “flare up” with the injury and was replaced by Daniel Cleary. Consider him day-to-day and monitor his status prior to Thursday’s game.
Datsyuk (lower-body) will be a game-time decision on Saturday.
Datsyuk has missed the last five games, but it looks like he will get back into the lineup this afternoon vs. Tampa Bay. The Red Wings have gone 1-3-1 without Datsyuk over this stretch. Getting his 58 points (23G / 35A) back in the lineup will be huge, especially with Riley Sheahan out.
Datsyuk (lower-body) looks like he will return on Saturday.
Datsyuk participated in the Red Wings practice on Friday and took part in line rushes with Darren Helm and Tomas Tatar, which is a great sign that he will be available tomorrow vs. the Lightning. The Red Wings will not hold a morning skate, so monitor his status a few hours prior to game-time and during warmups.
Datsyuk will miss his fifth straight game with a lower-body injury. He was on the ice for the morning skate, but did not take part in line rushes. Monitor his status heading into the first game of their back-to-back on Saturday.
Datsyuk (lower-body) is "close"; could be back on Thursday.
Datsyuk has missed the last four games with a lower-body injury but it looks like he has a chance to return tomorrow vs. the Sharks. The Red Wings have gone 1-2-1 in the four games that Datsyuk has missed.