Tuesday September 23rd, 2014

Detroit Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk injured his shoulder in Monday's preseason game against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Datsyuk went to the dressing room in the third period after taking a hit from Penguins defenseman Rob Scuderi. A team spokesman said Datsyuk will be re-evaluated Tuesday, according to MLive.com.

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The 36-year-old had one of Detroit's two goals in its 2-1 win and assisted on the other, scored by left winger Tomas Tatar.

Datsyuk is coming off a season in which he was limited to just 45 games due to injures, the lowest total of his career. He scored 17 goals and had 37 total points in 2013-14.

The Red Wings play the Chicago Blackhawks in their second preseason game on Tuesday.

Ben Estes

 

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