Wrist injury to sideline Pavel Datsyuk

Updated: December 23, 2010, 11:11 AM ET
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DETROIT -- Detroit Red Wings star center Pavel Datsyuk is expected to miss at least four weeks because of a broken bone in his right wrist.

Datsyuk left Detroit's 5-4 overtime win against the Canucks late in the first period Wednesday night after tripping over Vancouver's Mikael Samuelsson and landing on his right hand. Samuelsson and Datsyuk used to be teammates with the Red Wings.

"It's a big loss, he's one of the premier forwards in the NHL and he was playing real well," Red Wings ...

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