None of Datsyuk's $7.5-million cap hit will be retained by the Red Wings, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman reports.
Detroit now has about $19 million in cap space, while Arizona has about $26.7 million even after absorbing Datsyuk's deal.
Last weekend, the 37-year-old announced his intent to play in the KHL next season.
His cap figure remains on the books under CBA rules because he signed a three-year extension after turning 35.
Vitale is not expected to play next season due to post-concussion syndrome, Coyotes general manager John Chayka said Friday night, according to the Pittsburgh-Post Gazette's Seth Rorabaugh.