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by Paul on 12/23/10 at 12:16 AM ET
via Ansar Khan of Mlive,
Detroit Red Wings forward Pavel Datsyuk appeared to injure his right hand or wrist after tripping over former teammate Mikael Samuelsson in front of the Vancouver net with about 1:30 to play in the first period.
He landed awkwardly on his hand.
The team said he will not return to the game and gave no further details. Datsyuk likely was taken for X-rays.
added 10:25pm, via Elliotte Friedman tweet,
Babcock says Datsyuk broken hand 4 weeks
added 10:31pm, video of the Datsyuk injury below…
added 10:53pm, from Bill Roose of RedWings.com,
“He’s got a broken hand or wrist, or something like that,” Red Wings coach Mike Babcock said. “He’ll be out about four weeks.”
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