Detroit GM Ken Holland doesn't think Pavel Datsyuk will require surgery on his left knee.
Pavel Datsyuk will visit with doctors this week to determine if he requires surgery on his left knee.
Pavel Datsyuk had a goal and an assist in Detroit's 4-2 loss to Boston on Saturday.
Despite not practising Friday, Pavel Datsyuk will be in the Detroit lineup Saturday afternoon.
Pavel Datsyuk notched a goal and an assist in Detroit's 3-2 overtime loss to Boston on Thursday night.
Pavel Datsyuk didn't practice Wednesday because of the birth of his daughter.
Pavel Datsyuk's marvelous third period goal was all the Red Wings needed on Friday night, as they held on to beat the heavily favored Bruins in Game 1 by a score of 1-0.
The Red Wing coach Mike Babcock will be very active in mixing up his lines but it seems likely that Pavel Datsyuk and Justin Abdekkader will play on the same unit against Boston.
The Red Wings are encouraged by the way Pavel Datsyuk played in his final games of the regular season.
Pavel Datsyuk scored for the second straight game in his third contest since returning to the lineup, as the Red Wings continued to roll with a 4-2 win over Buffalo on Tuesday night.
Pavel Datsyuk played in back-to-back games in his return to the lineup last week.
Pavel Datsyuk scored for the Red Wings in their 5-3 loss to the Canadiens on Saturday night.
Pavel Datsyuk (knee) will not play on the Red Wings' top line in his return on Friday.
Pavel Datsyuk is ready to return to the lineup from his knee problem.