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Patrick Eaves | Winger

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (29) / 5/1/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 187
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Patrick Eaves is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.
He has played in five games with the Predators since being acquired from Detroit as part of the David Legwand trade. Eaves has been out of the lineup since Mar. 19. Mar 23 - 7:52 AM

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Patrick Eaves received 6:59 of ice time in his Nashville debut Thursday.

"The way the game was going, we were sort of chasing the game, and therefore I used some other guys a little more," coach Barry Trotz said after the Predators' 2-1 loss to St. Louis. "He did a good job on the penalty kill. I like Patrick." Eaves won't have any fantasy value in Nashville.
Mar 7 - 10:28 AM

The Nashville Predators acquired Patrick Eaves from the Detroit Red Wings as part of the David Legwand trade.

Eaves has two goals and three assists in 25 games this season. He was a bottom-six forward in Detroit and will continue to serve in that capacity in Nashville.
Mar 5 - 3:41 PM

Red Wings forward Patrick Eaves practiced Friday after leaving Wednesday’s game early after being struck in the jaw by Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul.

"Stick on the jaw, it was pretty uncomfortable," Eaves said. Lupul was fined $10,000 by league officials for the hit. Eaves will be available to play Saturday night.
Jan 4 - 10:09 AM

Patrick Eaves' upper-body injury doesn't include any broken bones.

That's the good news, the bad is that the Red Wings haven't ruled out the possibility of a concussion. Eaves is expected to be evaluated over the coming days to determine if he's fine. He appeared to be hit in the head by Toronto's Joffrey Lupul.
Jan 1 - 6:11 PM

Patrick Eaves might not return to the Winter Classic due to an upper-body injury.

Eaves has a goal in 10 games this season. He appeared to be hit in the head by Toronto's Joffrey Lupul midway through the first period.
Jan 1 - 2:50 PM

Patrick Eaves got back into Detroit's lineup Monday night after he was scratched on Saturday.

He replaced Daniel Alfredsson, who was a late omission from the lineup because of a back injury. Eaves scored on the power play to get his first point in 10 appearances this season.
Tue, Dec 31, 2013 09:23:00 AM

The Detroit Red Wings have summoned Patrick Eaves.

Eaves was sent to the minors roughly a month ago after clearing waivers. He scored four goals and six points in eight AHL contests.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 01:05:00 PM

Patrick Eaves has successfully cleared waivers.

Eaves will head to AHL Grand Rapids as a result. "It's the nature of the business...but you've got to look at everything as an opportunity," Eaves said. He missed the start of the season due to knee and ankle injuries, but was frequently listed as a healthy scratch after he returned.
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 01:31:00 PM

Patrick Eaves has been placed on waivers.

The Red Wings are clearing space to activate defenseman Jonathan Ericsson. If he clears and gets assigned to the AHL then it will save Detroit $925,000 off their salary cap. Eaves doesn't have a point in three games this season.
Source: Mlive
Thu, Nov 14, 2013 01:48:00 PM

Patrick Eaves will make his season debut Wednesday night.

Coach Mike Babcock sounds excited to have him back in the lineup. He said: "Eaves will be playing. He's smart and he shoots the puck. We don't shoot the puck and I need someone to shoot the puck and I need someone smart." Eaves missed Detroit's first 12 games of the season because of knee and ankle injuries.
Tue, Oct 29, 2013 08:43:00 AM

Patrick Eaves has been removed from the long-term injured list and cleared to play Saturday against the Rangers.

He has finally recovered from knee and ankle injuries that have sidelined him for the Wings' first 11 games of the season. Despite being cleared to play, Eaves will not suit up Saturday night. He has no fantasy value even when healthy.
Sat, Oct 26, 2013 09:11:00 AM

Patrick Eaves (knee/ankle) has been given the green light to return, but he won't yet.

Eaves will not play on Saturday and it's not clear when he'll be inserted into the Red Wings' lineup. He has two goals and eight points in 34 games this season.
Fri, Oct 25, 2013 03:05:00 PM

Patrick Eaves (knee/ankle) feels like he's on track to be ready to play on Saturday.

"I'll be ready to go," he said. "I feel real good. That's all I have circled (Saturday) on the calendar." Eaves has been practicing regularly and he's eligible to come off long-term injured reserve on Oct. 26.
Wed, Oct 23, 2013 09:58:00 AM

Patrick Eaves (knee/ankle) could be available to return on Oct. 26 when Detroit hosts the New York Rangers.

That is when he is eligible to come off of long-term injured reserve. Eaves suffered a sprained MCL and an ankle injury during a practice prior to the start of the regular season.
Thu, Oct 17, 2013 09:02:00 AM

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