CHICAGO — Pavel Datsyuk will be entering the final year of his contract next season.
His coach Mike Babcock doesn’t think he’s going anywhere, but staying in Detroit.
“How long is his deal and how much is he going to make? There’s this much possibility (making a zero with two fingers) that he’s going back to Russia. I mean, we’ll get it done in the summer.”
Datsyuk was just named as a Selke finalist on Wednesday.
“(It’s) hard to say if it’s my best season, hope it’s not my last season. Keep playing and improve more.”