Pavel Datsyuk hopes to sign new deal
DETROIT -- Pavel Datsyuk says he hopes to sign a new deal with the Detroit Red Wings this summer.
Datsyuk spoke with reporters at Joe Louis Arena on Friday, two days after Detroit was eliminated by a 2-1 overtime loss to Chicago Blackhawks in Game 7 of their second-round series.
The Russian star has one year left on his seven-year contract.
Red Wings general manager Ken Holland wants to sign Datsyuk to another deal as early as July 5.
Datsyuk led Detroit with 15 goals ...
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