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.
Datsyuk (groin) skated after Wings’ practice; hoping to be ready for Saturday.
Datsyuk will not play tonight vs. Jets, but went out for a skate after the Red Wings’ morning skate and is trying to work towards a return to the lineup on Saturday vs. Toronto. Monitor his status over the next few days.
Datsyuk is not on the ice for the Red Wings morning skate so it looks like he will not play for the second straight game. He continues to battle a groin injury and will now target Saturday vs. Toronto for a return.
Datsyuk will miss his third of the last five games with a groin injury. He returned for the Red Wings weekend games, but must have tweaked it once again. Daniel Cleary will slide into the lineup with Datsyuk out.
Datsyuk (groin) is not on the ice for the Red Wings morning skate.
Datsyuk was listed as questionable on Monday so his absence this morning suggests that Datsyuk will not play tonight vs. the Blue Jackets. He played in the last two games, but this nagging groin injury is clearly not healed yet. Expect Dan Cleary to enter the lineup.
Datsyuk missed the Red Wings last two games with a groin injury that he suffered in Friday’s game day skate. The Wings are off until Friday so Datsyuk has four days to recover, so the team is expecting him back Friday or Sunday.
Datsyuk (groin) will not play on Sunday vs. Tampa Bay.
Datsyuk will miss his second straight game with a groin injury that he suffered on Friday before their win vs. the Devils. “I have no idea when Pav will be back,” coach Mike Babcock said Saturday. After Sunday, the Wings don’t play again until Friday, so he will have a full week to heal.
Datsyuk was a late scratch for Friday’s game against the Devils and might not play tomorrow vs. the Lightning either. He took part in the morning skate on Friday, but developed a sore groin before game time. Rather than risk anything long term, it was decided to scratch Datsyuk, whose availability is day-to-day.
Datsyuk (shoulder) will make his season debut on Tuesday.
All signs were pointing to Datsyuk playing tonight on Monday, but head coach Mike Babcock just confirmed that he will be in. Datsyuk's return is a huge boost to the Red Wings offence, which is currently ranked 26th (2.20 G/PG) and power-play which is 24th, clicking at just 9.5%. Get Datsyuk in all of your lineups.