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Forwards Datsyuk, Draper to miss Game 2 of Stanley Cup final

DETROIT - Centre Pavel Datsyuk will not be ready to return to the Red Wings lineup for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup final.

Coach Mike Babcock said there would be no lineup changes for the Red Wings when they face the Pittsburgh Penguins for the second time in as many nights Sunday (CBC, 8 p.m. ET) at Joe Louis Arena.

Datsyuk will miss a fifth straight game with a foot injury. Centre Kris Draper is expected to miss a fourth game in a row with a groin problem.

The Red Wings won the opening game of the best-of-seven series 3-1 on Saturday night.

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