Lindy Ruff said Patrick Eaves (ankle) will be out in the 4 to 8 week range. The injury did not require surgery.
The Wings have waived Patrick Eaves. he has until noon tomorrow to clear.
Detroit News "Patrick Eaves the Red Wings forward and penalty-killer will likely miss two to four weeks because both a sprained ankle and MCL suffered at practice on Thursday general manager Ken Holland said. With the Red Wings preparing to play the Bruins at 7 p.m. Saturday and the Blackhawks at 5 p.m...." September 21
Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Red Wings are awaiting word on forward Patrick Eaves after he took a bad spill. Eaves fell during today’s practice at Joe Louis Arena and had to be helped off by several teammates. A club spokesman said Eaves has a lower-body injury — he appeared to be limping — and was to go to..." September 19
Detroit Free Press "Gustav Nyquist made a great play in a losing effort. Nyquist was recalled from the Grand Rapids Griffins on Wednesday to replace forward Patrick Eaves against the visiting Minnesota Wild. Eaves was hit on the chin by a deflected puck in Tuesday's practice and suffered sprained temporomandibular..." March 21
Detroit Free Press "Patrick Eaves no longer thinks about what happened, which is the best sign for him. Eaves contributed an assist in Sunday's 2-1 shoot-out loss to the Blackhawks at Joe Louis Arena, his fifth point since rejoining the Wings' lineup. Eaves' availability was in limbo for a long time after he..." March 04
Michigan Live "Detroit Red Wings forward Johan Franzen will miss tonight's game due to a sore hip flexor, general manager Ken Holland said. Franzen is listed as day-to-day. Patrick Eaves, a healthy scratch the past four games, will replace Franzen in the lineup against the St. Louis Blues. “It’s day-to-day..." February 13