Babcock said Datsyuk will not make the trip to Florida, where the Red Wings will play two games in the next two days.
The last thing the struggling Edmonton Oilers can afford is to give away a game.
Detroit Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk is giving back this holiday season through a fundraising partnership benefiting Henry Ford SandCastles, a children’s grief support program.
Datsyuk, who has five goals and five assists in eight games this season, suffered the injury in a team skate earlier Friday.
Red Wings general manager told ESPN that a separated shoulder will sideline Datsyuk for about four weeks.
With NBA 2K14 and MLB The Show 14 being the standard for sports video games on the next generation consoles, EA Sports seems to be stepping up their game.
“There’s a question if there’s dead tissue in there,” Holland continued.
Niklas Kronwall On Mindset As Red Wings Head Back To Boston On Brink Of Elimination: ‘We Got Nothing To Lose’
Star forward Henrik Zetterberg returned to the lineup, Jonas Gustavsson served competently in goal as a last-minute fill-in, the Detroit Red Wings led 2-0 after the first period, and the Boston Bruins still prevailed.
On Monday’s edition of the Karsch and Anderson program, Doug and Scott are asking listeners about Detroit plays, focusing on: “What is your No. 1?” and “Did I just see what I think I saw?”
Even the “Grand Rapids Red Wings” version of Detroit’s NHL team has the respect of Pittsburgh star Sidney Crosby.