4:31 AM EDT, Fri October 24, 2014

Fantasy Update

17 hours ago
Rotoworld
Detroit's power play, and the team's offense in general, should get a boost when Pavel Datsyuk gets back up to speed.
Rotoworld 17 hours ago

Pavel Datsyuk will improve each game - Pavel Datsyuk (C) Detroit Red Wings

Detroit's power play, and the team's offense in general, should get a boost when Pavel Datsyuk gets back up to speed.
Habs Eyes On The Prize 22 hours ago

Thursday Habs Links: Referees aren't to blame for everything

Here are your daily links, including Kerry Fraser breaking down the Datsyuk no-goal, why the "Montreal factor" doesn't exist, and some updates from Hamilton. Montreal Canadiens Links Kerry Fraser explains why Pavel Datsyuk's disallowed goal was the correct call. [TSN] Speaking of refereeing, former NHL player and referee Paul Stewart writes this piece dismissing the "Montreal factor" (ie. claims that referees gives preferential treatment to popular teams like Montreal and Toronto). "I can honestly say that I never cared one iota what building I was in or which two teams were playing."...
Grand Rapids Press Oct 22, 2014

Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk feels good after season debut, just trying to get up to game pace

Datsyuk will face a bigger test Thursday against Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and the Penguins.
Winging It In Motown Oct 22, 2014

Quick Hits: Pavel Datsyuk's Amazing No-Goal

Red Wings News Canadiens 2, Red Wings 1 (OT): Montreal ties it late in regulation, wins on David Desharnais goal | MLive.comSadly, I was not able to catch the end of the game and the frustration that accompanied it. Nothing else to do but move on and focus on beating the Penguins on Thursday! Pavel Datsyuk Scores The Best Goal That Didn't Count This NHL Season (So Far) | Next Impulse SportsRegardless of whether or not this goal should have counted, the Wings should have been given an honorary two points purely on the basis that this goal was amazing. Anthony Mantha update: Top prospect...
Winging It In Motown Oct 21, 2014

RECAP: Habs 2 Wings 1

A point's a point, I guess. But this is a bullshit loss, honestly. Detroit was basically robbed out of two points and a win in regulation due to a lame call on a beautiful goal by Pavel Datsyuk. You can say it was legit, you can say it was bogus. I'll call it a lame call. Even without "interference," Pavel still scores there. Detroit played a somewhat decent game, but seemed to have some issues with moving the puck at times. Plain and simple, the team needs to find a way to score more goals. The defense is suspect, and if you're going to play like that, you better hope that you're putting...
Habs Eyes On The Prize Oct 21, 2014
Canadiens vs Red Wings game thread

Canadiens vs Red Wings game thread

Pavel Datsyuk returns to the lineup as the Red Wings roll into Montreal for an Original Six matchup. Bournival returns to Montreal - creating a crowded bench. Who sits? Who plays? Join Our Community Montreal Canadiens blog Eyes On The Prize Pavel Datsyuk makes his season debut tonight which is great for those of us in fantasy keeper leagues who didn't know whether to keep him or chuck him. It's not so great for the Habs as Datsyuk has 7 goals in 11 games. I forget that Detroit has only recently moved to the Eastern Conference, hence the relatively low number of games played...
Grand Rapids Press Oct 21, 2014
Detroit Red Wings Gameday: Pavel Datsyuk returning for another stiff test in Montreal

Detroit Red Wings Gameday: Pavel Datsyuk returning for another stiff test in Montreal

Datsyuk has been sidelined since suffering a shoulder injury in the preseason opener vs. Pittsburgh but the Red Wings are off to a 3-1-1 start without him entering tonight's game against the red-hot Canadiens.
Grand Rapids Press Oct 21, 2014
Red Wings started season strong, but Pavel Datsyuk 'adds a whole different element' to the team

Red Wings started season strong, but Pavel Datsyuk 'adds a whole different element' to the team

As strong as Datsyuk is without the puck, the Red Wings really need his offense and his skill on the power play.
Grand Rapids Press Oct 21, 2014
Pavel Datsyuk's return tonight should spark Detroit Red Wings against conference-leading Canadiens

Pavel Datsyuk's return tonight should spark Detroit Red Wings against conference-leading Canadiens

The Red Wings went 3-1-1 in Datsyuk's absence. He should help boost a struggling power play.
Winging It In Motown Oct 21, 2014

Quick Hits: Voynov Arrest; Pavel Datsyuk To Play Today?

Red Wings News Datsyuk a game-time decision Tuesday; Franzen on short-term IR; Howard starting | Red Wings FrontAll signs are pointing to Datsyuk making his season debut on Tuesday. The Wings temporarily postponed having to make a decision on who to move/waive in order to make room for Datsyuk by placing Franzen on short-term IR. All this does is give Holland another week to decide whether he wants to ship Cleary or Jurco down to Grand Rapids. Back In Place | Grand Rapids GriffinsPetr Mrazek has been sent back down to Grand Rapids, which means that Jared Coreau is back in Toledo with the...
Grand Rapids Press Oct 20, 2014

5 things to watch: Pavel Datsyuk's possible return this week should boost Red Wings' power play

Options for clearing a roster spot for Datsyuk including sending Tomas Jurco to Grand Rapids or waiving Daniel Cleary.

Datsyuk likely out through weekend

DETROIT >> Pavel Datsyuk looks like he’s out through the weekend according to Wings general manager Ken Holland. “I don’t think he’ll play Friday,” Holland said. “Realistic time frame is Tuesday, Thursday or (next) Saturday. But he’s day-to-day.” Datsyuk was …
Grand Rapids Press Oct 14, 2014
Red Wings, Jimmy Howard look to continue regular season success vs. Bruins; Pavel Datsyuk not ready

Red Wings, Jimmy Howard look to continue regular season success vs. Bruins; Pavel Datsyuk not ready

Howard has a career record of 5-1-1, with a 1.97 goals-against average, against the Bruins in the regular season.

Datsyuk out Wednesday and most likely through the weekend; Nyquist remains on top line

DETROIT >> Quick update from Wings’ practice Tuesday at Joe Louis Arena. Pavel Datsyuk has ruled himself out for Wednesday’s home game against the Boston Bruins and it doesn’t seem look like, at least from his response, he’ll be available …

Datsyuk setting up and scoring goals in practice

DETROIT >> Pavel Datsyuk (shoulder) practiced in a gray jersey Monday, which is for players injured or healthy scratches. “We had a little competition at the end, he set up two goals and scored one himself so it looks to …

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