While he's feeling better, Detroit Red Wings forward Pavel Datsyuk hasn't been cleared for contact and still doesn't really have a return date in mind.
Pavel Datsyuk (shoulder) won't be available for Detroit's season opener.
Pavel Datsyuk (shoulder) skated with his teammates for the second consecutive day on Friday.
Pavel Datsyuk (shoulder) has been placed on the injured reserve list.
Pavel Datsyuk (shoulder) skated again on Friday.
Pavel Datsyuk (shoulder) skated with the Red Wings at practice on Thursday.
Pavel Datsyuk (shoulder) said he's "feeling much better" and he thinks he can start skating on his own again soon.
Pavel Datsyuk is expected to miss the next four-to-five weeks with a second-degree shoulder separation.
Pavel Datsyuk will undergo an MRI on his injured shoulder.
Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk injured his shoulder in Monday's preseason-opening 2-1 win over Pittsburgh.
Pavrl Datsyuk appeared to be in midseason for for Detroit Monday as they defeated the Penguins by a score of 2-1 in preseason action.
Pavel Datsyuk feels normal after multiple injuries limited him to 45 games in 2013-14.
Pavel Datsyuk skated for the first time at Detroit's informal workouts on Monday at Joe Louis Arena.
Pavel Datsyuk is open to playing in the KHL before his career ends.