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Pavel Datsyuk

Shoots:
Left
Height:
5' 11"
Weight:
198 lbs
Age:
36
Born:
Jul 20, 1978
Sverdlovsk, USSR
Drafted:
1998 - round 6, 171st overall by Det
G A Pts +/- PPG
2014-15 Regular Season
0 1 1 0 0

Datsyuk was credited with an assist in his season debut Tuesday against Montreal.

Datsyuk had been sidelined with a separated shoulder.

Datsyuk remains out with a separated shoulder.

Datsyuk missed 37 games in 2013-14, 30 from a knee injury and seven with a concussion. He still managed 17 goals and 37 points in 45 games.

Datsyuk is expected to miss the start of the regular season because of a separated right shoulder. The Detroit Red Wings open the season Oct. 9 against Boston.

Detroit general manager Ken Holland says his star center likely will miss 4-5 weeks. The 36-year-old Datsyuk was injured in the Red Wings' exhibition opener at Pittsburgh on Monday night when he was checked into the glass by Penguins defenseman Rob Scuderi. Datsyuk missed 37 games in 2013-14, 30 from a knee injury and seven with a concussion. He still managed 17 goals and 37 points in 45 games.

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