Puck Daddy: Brandon Dubinsky will miss six weeks of action after having surgery to repair an abdominal injury.
The Detroit News: Detroit Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk (shoulder) practiced Wednesday but will not play in Thursday’s regular-season opener against Boston.
Datysuk separated his shoulder Sept. 22 in the exhibition opener against Chicago and was projected to be out a month.
New York Post: Kevin Hayes to miss the New York Rangers opener with a shoulder injury. Hayes injured his shoulder in a preseason game against the Blackhawks.