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Pavel Datsyuk (concussion) is expected to return to Detroit's lineup on Tuesday against Florida.
He will miss his seventh straight game because of concussion-like symptoms on Saturday night. Datsyuk is working his way back into game shape through practices and barring something unforeseen he should be back next week. Get ready to get him back in your lineup.
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Pavel Datsyuk (concussion) participated in Wednesday's optional skate.
"Everything's OK," said Datsyuk. "It's fun to be around." He has missed five games but he isn't experiencing concussion symptoms anymore. Datsyuk needs to get more practices before he gets the green light to return.
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Detroit GM Ken Holland isn't sure if Pavel Datsyuk (head) will be able to resume practices on Tuesday.
He also said that Datsyuk will need about a week of practices before he gets clearance to play again. Datsyuk is expected to miss a fifth straight game on Wednesday after experiencing concussion-like symptoms from a high hit he took on Nov. 23.
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Pavel Datsyuk (head) won't play Friday and it's unclear when he'll be able to return.
He didn't skate on Thursday but he feels like he is making some progress. "Slowly, a little bit better," he said. "(But) I'm not feeling where I am supposed to be." Datsyuk has done some light skating, but since he's suffering from concussion symptoms he'll have to go through the protocols associated with the ailment before he's cleared to play again.
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Pavel Datsyuk will miss Wednesday night's game because of a head injury.
He hasn't skated since taking an elbow to his jaw on Saturday against Ottawa and has been experiencing concussion-like symptoms. It should be noted that the Red Wings aren't calling his injury a concussion and he was able to ride a stationary bike on Tuesday.
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Detroit is expected to know more about the status of Pavel Datsyuk's head injury Tuesday at practice.
The Red Wings have been treating Datsyuk like he suffered a concussion, but that hasn't been confirmed yet. He was held out of Sunday's game as a precaution after he was hit in the jaw by the elbow of Ottawa defenseman Jared Cowen on Saturday.
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Pavel Datsyuk (head) is going through concussion protocols, but GM Ken Holland said he's feeling better.
He felt woozy after he was elbowed in the jaw courtesy by Ottawa's Jared Cowen Saturday and he didn't play Sunday as a result. Datsyuk is slated to be at Joe Louis Arena on Tuesday, but it's unclear if he'll practice. The Wings said he is improving daily and he may not be out for very long. Consider him day-to-day for now.
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Pavel Datsyuk is sidelined after receiving an elbow to the head during Saturday's contest.
Datsyuk didn't even travel with his teammates to Buffalo for Sunday's contest. "After the game he felt, I don't know the word, but he wasn't quite right," Red Wings GM Ken Holland said. "We're going through the protocol, see how he feels in the next day or two." Holland that Datsyuk felt "fuzzy." The obvious fear is that he might have a concussion.