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.
Datsyuk (lower-body) returned to practice on Monday.
Datsyuk has missed the last three games, but he return to practice on Monday. Despite being back with the team, he did not take part in line rushes which suggests that he won’t be back in the lineup on Tuesday. Monitor his status leading up to tomorrow’s game.
Datsyuk will miss his third consecutive game and remains day-to-day with a lower-body injury. The Red Wings are struggling right now and could certainly use Datsyuk back in the lineup as soon as possible. Their next game is Tuesday vs. the Coyotes.
Datsyuk (lower-body) will miss the next two games.
Datsyuk has missed practice for the last two days and will not play on Thursday or Friday. Coach Mike Babcock said he wasn’t sure whether or not Datsyuk would be available on Sunday. His absence likely means an increased role for Riley Sheahan.
Datsyuk missed the Red Wings' morning skate, but will play Thursday.
The Red Wings likely just game Datsyuk the morning off, but he will be between Tomas Tatar and Darren Helm when the Wings take on the Avs tonight. Datsyuk has one goal and six assists in his last eight games.
Datsyuk (groin) will be back in the Red Wings lineup on Wednesday.
Datsyuk has missed the last four games with a sore groin, but will be back in the lineup tonight vs. the Flyers. He has missed a lot of time with injuries, this season, but when he has been in the lineup he has registered 11 points (5G / 6A) in 10 games. He will skate with Darren Helm and Stepheg Weiss.
Datsyuk (groin) appears to be on track to return on Wednesday.
Datsyuk skated on the Red Wings’ third line with Darren Helm and Stephen Weiss at Tuesday’s practice, which is a good sign that he will replace Tomas Jurco in the Red Wings lineup tomorrow. A final decision on Datsyuk won't be made until after Wednesday's morning skate.
Datsyuk (groin) has been ruled out for Saturday’s game vs. the Maple Leafs.
Datsyuk had been working his way towards a return tonight vs. Toronto, but it did not come to fruition. The Maple Leafs have caught a break, this is their third time facing Detroit and Datsyuk has yet to suit up in any of those games. Monitor his status prior to Monday’s home game vs. Ottawa.