A short grace period to get your feet wet again is more than tolerable if you've missed 19 games with a broken hand. Unless, of course, you're Pavel Datsyuk.
The talented two-way center and stabilizing force of the Detroit Red Wings returned Monday night against the New York Rangers in a nationally televised game and didn't miss a beat, scoring a goal and adding an assist in a 3-2 victory.
His more than point-per-game pace prior to the injury figures to continue as the Red Wings head down the final stretch of the regular season. This, of course, requires some roster tweaking by fantasy owners.