Gustav Nyquist and Drew Miller for the ball rolling with goals just 31 seconds apart in the second period.
After losing five straight games to the Blackhawks this season, the Red Wings have now beaten in back-to-back games on the road and at home.
A four-time winner, Datsyuk has been nominated for the Selke as the NHL's top defensive forward a record six straight years.
The Lions hosted the team's 2013 charity golf outing at The Detroit Golf Club on Monday.
Former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young remains behind bars, but Calvin Johnson offered his support on Monday.
Big defenseman was mistake-prone and inconsistent during his first full NHL season, but has gradually improved. He settled in well this season on the top pairing with Niklas Kronwall.
Datsyuk beat Toronto's Joffrey Lupul in the quarterfinals to earn a semifinal matchup with New Jersey Devils' goaltedner Martin Brodeur.
Miguel Cabrera isn't one pat himself on the back. Rarely will he praise himself for an individual accolade -- regardless of how extraordinary it may be. So his teammates gladly do it for him.
The Blackhawks will reunite their third line of Bryan Bickell, Andrew Shaw and Viktor Stalberg. It was one of the more effective third lines in the NHL this season.
The Pistons got Drummond with the ninth pick last year, when they had a lottery selection for third straight NBA Draft.
Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson admits to playing with broken fingers in 2012, and the team could face a possible fine for not divulging his injury.
Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson has a lot of individual accolades, but would prefer to see his team win more consistently.