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Draper also not expected to play

Updated: May 30, 2009, 8:26 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

DETROIT -- Red Wings forward Pavel Datsyuk will not play in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals Saturday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins, despite his assertion he is a game-time decision.

Red Wings coach Mike Babcock said Saturday morning that the Hart Trophy candidate will be unavailable for the fourth straight game because of a foot injury. Veteran checking forward Kris Draper, who has been out with a lower-body injury, likewise will miss Game 1.

However, the Red Wings' blue line ...

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