Pavel Datsyuk RUMORS & NEWS

  • Red Wings work to add punch, Datsyuk to offense

    Detroit News "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..." October 23

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    Helene St. James @HeleneStJames

    Pavel Datsyuk playing tonight

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    Helene St. James @HeleneStJames

    Pavel Datsyuk said he'll decide after Tuesday morning skate if he's playing at Montreal. #RedWings

  • Pavel Datsyuk to miss Red Wings' opener

    Detroit News "Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk (shoulder) practiced Wednesday but will not play in Thursday's regular-season opener against Boston. Datysuk separated his shoulder Sept. 22 in the exhibition opener against Chicago and was projected to be out a month. He has begun skating with the team but is..." October 09

  • Website predicts Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk will retire after season and give up $15 million

    Michigan Live "Is this Pavel Datsyuk's final season with the Detroit Red Wings? Bleacher Report apparently thinks so. Despite having two more years remaining on his contract at $7.5 million per season, the website has Datsyuk among its "10 productive players most likely to retire after the 2014-15 season."..." October 03

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    Helene St. James @HeleneStJames

    Per Ken Holland, #RedWings Pavel Datsyuk 2nd degree R shoulder separation. Out 2-4 weeks depending healing process.

  • Detroit Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk out 4 weeks with injury

    Detroit Free Press "Here we go again: The NHL season hasn't even started, but when it does, the Detroit Red Wigns will be without their most dynamic player. General manager Ken Holland told the Free Press today that center Pavel Datsyuk will miss around four weeks because of a second-degree separation to his right..." September 24

  • Pavel Datsyuk hurts shoulder in Red Wings' 2-1 preseason victory over Pittsburgh Penguins

    Michigan Live "Tomas Tatar and Pavel Datsyuk scored power-play goals Monday while goaltenders Jimmy Howard and Petr Mrazek blanked the Pittsburgh Penguins during the final two periods as the Detroit Red Wings opened the preseason with a 2-1 victory at Consol Energy Center. Datsyuk, who drew an assist on..." September 23

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    Ansar Khan @AnsarKhanMLive

    Pavel Datsyuk said he'll have an MRI on shoulder, likely on Wednesday. Doesn't seem to think it's serious. Estimated he'd be out a week.

  • Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk feeling healthy, comfortable on ice again

    Detroit News "He’s 36 now, certainly not a kid anymore, but Pavel Datsyuk loves to crack a joke or make somebody laugh just as much as he did when he was rookie over a decade ago. When Datysuk spoke with beat writers for the first time this season Tuesday, he was in his usual playful mood. He joked about..." September 10

  • Wings to move Darren Helm to wing on Pavel Datsyuk's line due to depth at center

    Michigan Live "Nowhere did injuries hurt the Detroit Red Wings more in 2013-14 than at center. At one point, the four centers they used to start the season were out at the same time (Pavel Datsyuk, Stephen Weiss, Darren Helm and Joakim Andersson), in addition to Henrik Zetterberg, who moved back and forth..." September 04

  • Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk returns Friday; 'I forget I'm a hockey player'

    Detroit News "At times this season, Pavel Datsyuk has had to remind himself exactly what he does. He'll finally get an opportunity to ply his craft Friday when the Red Wings host the Sabres. Datsyuk, who has been bothered by an inflamed knee, hasn't played since Feb. 27, and played four games total since..." April 03

  • Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk aims for Wednesday return

    Detroit News "Maybe Wednesday, maybe Friday. One of these games coming up, Pavel Datsyuk sounds like he’s returning to the Red Wings’ lineup. Datsyuk is going to skate Wednesday morning and he’s pointing toward returning later that night against the Boston Bruins. Which came as news Tuesday to coach Mike..." April 02

  • Daniel Alfredsson, Pavel Datsyuk both out for Detroit Red Wings tonight

    Detroit Free Press "Pavel Datsyuk isn't returning, and Daniel Alfredsson isn't playing, either. What hope there had been within the Detroit Red Wings' dressing room was deflated when Datsyuk came in after today’s morning skate and didn't hesitate when asked whether he would play this evening. "No," Datsyuk..." April 02

  • Pavel Datsyuk returning to Detroit Red Wings this week, but which day?

    Detroit Free Press "Pavel Datsyuk was back to tormenting Detroit Red Wings teammates with his puck-thieving skills — and could be back doing the same to opponents as early as Wednesday. Following a 40-minute practice today at Joe Louis Arena, Datsyuk said he'll be a "game-time decision," against the Boston Bruins..." April 01

  • Pavel Datsyuk resumes skating, Wings GM says he looked good

    CBSSports.com "Just when the Detroit Red Wings are making a big push for the playoffs with a depleted roster they got some encouraging bit of news; Pavel datsyuk is getting closer to a return. On Monday the Red Wings star, who was shut down just after the Olympics for an ongoing knee issue, tweeted that he..." March 25

  • Wings shut down Pavel Datsyuk for 3-4 weeks; surgery not in play yet

    Detroit News "Already without Henrik Zetterberg, the Red Wings now are going to be without Pavel Datsyuk. General manager Ken Holland said Wednesday after the trade deadline passed that the Red Wings will shut Datsyuk down for three to four weeks because of an inflamed knee. Holland said the decision was..." March 06

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    Detroit Red Wings @DetroitRedWings

    "Right now, there's no surgery for Pavel...we're gonna shut him down and see where we're at in 3 weeks." - Ken Holland

  • Red Wings' Datsyuk day-to-day with 'knee issue'

    NHL.com "Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard will get the start against New Jersey Devils veteran Martin Brodeur on Tuesday in a battle of teams jockeying for playoff position in the Eastern Conference. Howard, who is 1-1-0 with a 1.51 goals-against average and .933 save percentage in two career..." March 04

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    Ansar Khan @AnsarKhanMLive

    Holland said Datsyuk not playing tomorrow. He's day to day. Hoping he plays Thursday

  • Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk not feeling any healthier post-Olympics

    Detroit News "Pavel Datsyuk wasn’t feeling great before the Olympics began. And, evidently, he’s still not. Datsyuk, bothered with what’s believed to be a knee injury, said he’s not feeling any better despite playing in all four Olympic games for his home country, Russia, over the past two weeks. And,..." February 26

  • Red Wings' give Pavel Datsyuk gets a few days off before returning to Detroit

    Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Red Wings expect Pavel Datsyuk to be back at practice with them next week, and ready to play. When Henrik Zetterberg next will do so remains a question. Datsyuk's run at the Sochi Games ended Wednesday when Russia lost to Finland in the quarterfinals. Wings general manager Ken..." February 20

  • Pavel Datsyuk helps Russia survive: 'We feel OK' going into Finland matchup

    Detroit Free Press "Pavel Datsyuk spoke as what he is, the captain of a proud and determined team. Datsyuk, who regularly dazzles for the Detroit Red Wings, contributed three assists against Norway today, helping put his Russian team into a quarterfinal match against Finland on Wednesday. "After first few..." February 18

  • Pavel Datsyuk practices Tuesday, says he'll play in Russia's first game

    CBSSports.com "We can step down on the Pavel Datsyuk watch for Team Russia, he's going to play. The drama kicked up about Datsyuk's availablity after the Russian coach said he might replace Datsyuk if he weren't completely healthy coming into the Olympic Games. That was only exascerbated when Datsyuk missed..." February 11

  • Pavel Datsyuk sits out Russian practice, Kovalchuk says he'll be fine

    CBSSports.com "The status of Pavel Datsyuk for Russia's Olympic team remained in some question on Monday. After national coach Zinetula Bilyaletdinov said on Sunday that if Datsyuk weren't 100 percent, he could be replaced on the roster, everybody was awaiting Datsyuk's arrival in Sochi. That came on Monday..." February 10

  • Pavel Datsyuk could return to Red Wings lineup against Panthers

    Detroit News "Pavel Datsyuk hopes he is done watching games on television in the Red Wings locker room. “It’s frustrating to watch,” said Datsyuk, who hasn’t played since Jan. 1 but appears set to rejoin the lineup Thursday night in Florida. “It makes me more nervous. I can’t help the team in the locker room..." February 06

  • Pavel Datsyuk returns to lineup tonight: 'Sooner or later I needed to start'

    Michigan Live "Pavel Datsyuk has missed more than a month, so he’ll likely need some time to get up to speed. But just having him in the lineup will be a big boost for the Detroit Red Wings. Datsyuk will return tonight against the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center (7:30, Fox Sports Detroit). He has missed..." February 06

  • Wings' Henrik Zetterberg, Pavel Datsyuk out Tuesday

    Detroit News "The Red Wings will be without star forwards Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg on Tuesday when they visit the Philadelphia Flyers. But Jimmy Howard could be available — and Joakim Andersson, also. That’s where the injury list stands heading into the Flyers game, which will be important in..." January 28

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    Ansar Khan @AnsarKhanMLive

    The Wings placed Pavel Datsyuk on short-term IR to open a roster spot for Emmerton. Datsyuk can come off IR any time he's ready to play.

  • Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk named captain of Team Russia at Olympics

    Detroit Free Press "Two Detroit Red Wings will have the honor of captaining their national teams at the Sochi Games. Reports out of Russia quote hockey coach Zicoach Zinetula Bilyaletdinov as saying, "We have a candidate for the team’s captain who was agreed upon unanimously by the coaching staff – it is Pavel..." January 15

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    Ansar Khan @AnsarKhanMLive

    Datsyuk said he will be a game time decision. Said he felt better but not good enough.

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    Ansar Khan @AnsarKhanMLive

    Babcock said Datsyuk not playing tomorrow and not available anytime soon. Helm will be game-time decision.

  • Young Red Wings fill void left by injured Pavel Datsyuk, Henrik Zetterberg

    Detroit News "The Red Wings miss Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg, who are out because of injuries. But not as much right now as they would have several weeks ago. Back then, nobody else was scoring. These days, thanks to key contributions from young players such as Tomas Tatar, Gustav Nyquist and..." December 07

  • Red Wings get good news on Datsyuk

    NHL.com "Amid a slew of injuries to key players, the Detroit Red Wings received a slight bit of good news Wednesday at Joe Louis Arena. Top center Pavel Datsyuk (concussion) and rookie defenseman Danny DeKeyser (shoulder) both participated in the morning skate prior to Detroit hosting the Philadelphia..." December 05

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    Helene St. James @HeleneStJames

    Per Ken Holland, #RedWings F Pavel Datsyuk (concussion) not playing this weekend, hope is for next week, at Florida or Tampa Bay.

  • Datsyuk needs 'good week of practice' before being cleared

    Michigan Live "A couple of off-day Detroit Red Wings injury updates: General manager Ken Holland said Monday that Pavel Datsyuk is going to need a good week of practice before being cleared to play. He said he isn’t sure if he will begin practicing on Tuesday. So Datsyuk will miss his fifth game in a row..." December 02

  • Ottawa's Jared Cowen says hit on Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk an accident

    Detroit Free Press "Senators defenseman Jared Cowen said his hit on the Red Wings’ Pavel Datsyuk was an accident. That’s also what the NHL deemed of the hit, which came in a 4-2 victory for the Senators over the Red Wings in Detroit on Nov. 23. Cowen’s elbow to Datsyuk’s chin drew no penalty. Cowen wasn’t..." December 01

  • Pavel Datsyuk to miss Wednesday's game with head injury

    Detroit News "Forward Pavel Datsyuk has been ruled out for Wednesday's game against the Bruins. Datsyuk hasn't been on the ice since getting hit in the jaw by the elbow of Ottawa's Jared Cowen. With the Red Wings only doing a light practice on Thanksgiving, it's likely Datsyuk won't play Friday against..." November 27

  • Pavel Datsyuk 'feeling better' after elbow to jaw

    Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Red Wings are going through concussion protocols for superstar Pavel Datsyuk, but he is improving daily and may not be out long. General manager Ken Holland told the Free Press today that Datsyuk is feeling better and will be at Joe Louis Arena on Tuesday. Whether Datsyuk will..." November 25

  • Red Wings' Datsyuk to miss game Sunday

    NHL.com "The Detroit Red Wings will be without center Pavel Datsyuk when they visit the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday due to a possible concussion. Datsyuk did not make the trip to Buffalo after being elbowed in the jaw by defenseman Jared Cowen with 7:48 remaining in the Ottawa Senators' 4-2 victory..." November 24

  • Babcock splits Datsyuk-Zetterberg line amid Wings' drought

    Detroit News "He didn’t have a choice. Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg had played the first 11 games of the season together on the same line. But no more. Red Wings coach Mike Babcock simply couldn’t wait any longer, especially after three winless games (0-2-1) and a total of three goals. “I..." October 26

  • New Red Wings get taste of Eurotwins Zetterberg, Datsyuk

    Detroit Free Press "Tidbit Henrik Zetterberg has experienced from being at training camp with Daniel Alfredsson: He is an excellent golfer. Tidbit Alfredsson has experienced: Zetterberg is an extremely good hockey player. As coach Mike Babcock said with just a hint of a grin: Alfredsson and fellow newcomer and..." September 13

  • Sergei Fedorov tried to lure Pavel Datsyuk to Russia before he signed Red Wings extension

    Michigan Live "In the end, the Detroit Red Wings and the NHL won out. But Pavel Datsyuk certainly had other options before signing his three-year, $22.5 million contract extension last month, and passed on overtures from a former teammate and the CSKA Moscow team he previously played for in Russia. Sergei..." July 20

  • Report: Sergei Fedorov tried to lure Pavel Datsyuk to Russia

    Detroit Free Press "Detroit Red Wings fans breathed a sigh of relief earlier this off-season when Pavel Datsyuk signed a 3-year extension to stay in Detroit. But had he left for his native Russia at the end of his contract next year, it could have been Sergei Fedorov’s gain. Federov, the ex-Red Wings star who’s..." July 19

  • Red Wings, Datsyuk close to multi-year extension

    TSN.ca "The Detroit Red Wings are reportedly very close to a contract extension with star forward Pavel Datsyuk. MLive.com first reported the sides are close to a new deal and TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie added he is hearing it will be for three years. Datsyuk has one year left on a seven-year,..." June 18

  • Pavel Datsyuk Signs 3-Year Extension with Detroit Red Wings, according to Pavel Datsyuk

    Winging It In Motown "News hit last night that this was happening, as Datsyuk's agent Barry Greenstin was traveling to Detroit to put the finishing touches on the deal which would likely take Datsyuk to the end of his North American hockey career. Datsyuk still has one year and $6.7M left on his current deal and..." June 18

  • Pavel Datsyuk agrees to three-year extension with Red Wings

    Detroit News "Pavel Datsyuk has agreed to a three-year contract extension with the Red Wings, he wrote on Twitter on Tuesday morning. “Signed 3 yr. extension. Detroit, glad to be here for 4 more yrs. Thanks to our fans, friends and Ilitch family,” read Datsyuk’s tweet. Datsyuk’s agent, Gary Greenstin, met..." June 18

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    Helene St. James @HeleneStJames

    Pavel Datsyuk said he wants to sign extension this summer with #RedWings, wants to stay several more years. Huge plus for team.

  • Red Wings need big things from Pavel Datsyuk, Henrik Zetterberg tonight

    Detroit Free Press "Henrik Zetterberg ambled up to a handful of journalists Tuesday afternoon, noted that they must be out of questions after already having gone through mini-pressers with three others, and smiled. “Well-played by me,” Zetterberg said. This is the time of year Zetterberg does everything well,..." May 29

  • Zero chance Pavel Datsyuk will play in Russia in 2014, Babcock says

    Detroit News "There has been heavy speculation that Red Wings star Pavel Datsyuk will return to play in his native Russia when his contract runs out after next season. That's not going to happen, Red Wings coach Mike Babcock said Wednesday. "You mean how long is his deal and how much is he gonna make?..." May 16

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