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  1. Jean-Sebastien Giguere leaves Leafs’ game against Sabres with lower body injury

    Feb 16, 2011, 8:39 PM EDT

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    Jean-Sebastien Giguere, Jochen Hecht

    J.S. Giguere left tonight’s game against the Sabres in the first period with what might be a lower body injury.

  2. Ducks goalie Jonas Hiller back on injured reserve, will miss next three games

    Feb 16, 2011, 3:12 PM EDT

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    Ducks starting goalie Jonas Hiller is back on IR as he’s still suffering from light-headedness and fatigue.

  3. Avalanche forward Matt Duchene out indefinitely with hand injury

    Feb 16, 2011, 2:03 PM EDT

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    When it rains it pours and with the Avs mired in a miserable losing streak, they’re now without Matt Duchene indefinitely with a hand injury.

  4. Andrew Alberts latest Canucks defenseman injured, out with broken wrist

    Feb 15, 2011, 12:45 PM EDT

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    The Canucks had to call up their 12th defenseman this season thanks to Andrew Alberts breaking his wrist against St. Louis. Somehow, the Canucks stay on top in the West.

  5. Brad Richards will miss Stars’ road trip with undisclosed injury

    Feb 14, 2011, 2:10 PM EDT

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    The Stars will face some rare injury turmoil this season, as Brad Richards is expected to miss the team’s three-game road trip this week.

  6. Report: Ryan Malone might miss up to two months with abdominal injury

    Feb 10, 2011, 4:43 PM EDT

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    Tampa Bay Lightning v New Jersey Devils

    Reports indicate that Ryan Malone might miss up to two months with what could be a torn abdominal muscle.

  7. Call an exorcist: Islanders goalie Kevin Poulin hurt in warmups, Mikko Koskinen gets surprise start

    Feb 8, 2011, 8:39 PM EDT

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    Is Nassau Coliseum built over a haunted burial ground? You have to start wondering if that’s the case as rookie goalie Kevin Poulin was injured in warmups leading to Mikko Koskinen getting his first NHL start.

  8. Martin Brodeur leaves Devils-Habs game with bruised knee, won’t return for ‘precautionary reasons’

    Feb 6, 2011, 4:42 PM EDT

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    Martin Brodeur

    Martin Brodeur left the Devils’ game against the Canadiens with what might be a bruised knee. The team says he won’t return for “precautionary reasons.”

  9. Report: Evgeni Malkin to miss six months with knee injury

    Feb 5, 2011, 5:05 PM EDT

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    Wondering how long exactly Evgeni Malkin will be out of action? Some reports are saying it’ll be at least six months.

  10. Evgeni Malkin leaves tonight’s game with lower body injury

    Feb 4, 2011, 8:25 PM EDT

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    In his first game back since missing games with a sinus infection and a troublesome knee, Evgeni Malkin leaves the game with an apparent knee injury.

  11. Jaroslav Halak won’t play in tonight’s game against Oilers, listed as day-to-day

    Feb 4, 2011, 3:39 PM EDT

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    Jaroslav Halak will miss tonight’s game with an “upper body injury” and is listed as day-to-day.

  12. Goalie fight gone wrong: Rick DiPietro out 4-6 weeks with facial fractures, swelling in his knee

    Feb 4, 2011, 1:08 PM EDT

    Rick DiPietro, Brent Johnson

    It turns out that Brent Johnson hurt more than Rick DiPietro’s pride when he landed a one-punch knockout during their goalie fight on Wednesday night. The New York Islanders report that their constantly injured netminder will miss four to six weeks with facial fractures from the punch, although the Islanders listed knee swelling as another…

  13. Florida Panthers center Shawn Matthias expected to miss 6-8 weeks with broken ankle

    Jan 31, 2011, 5:36 PM EDT

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    Colin White, Shawn Matthias

    The Panthers’ dim playoff hopes took another small hit today, as George Richards reports that center Shawn Matthias will miss six to eight weeks with a broken ankle.

  14. Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler to have back surgery, out indefinitely

    Jan 27, 2011, 12:58 PM EDT

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    A tough blow for the West-leading Canucks as they’ll be without Alex Edler for an undetermined amount of time after getting back surgery.

  15. Thrashers lose Tobias Enstrom for 2-4 weeks with broken finger; out for All-Star Game

    Jan 25, 2011, 1:47 PM EDT

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    Tobias Enstrom adds to the Thrashers injury woes and opens a spot in the All-Star Game all at once.

  16. Bruins beat Colorado 6-2, might lose Marc Savard after head injury

    Jan 22, 2011, 7:21 PM EDT

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    Boston Bruins v Toronto Maple Leafs

    Marc Savard left today’s game against Colorado with yet another head injury. Could concussion problems be revisiting the embattled star center?

  17. Isles defenseman Milan Jurcina back on the shelf for 2-4 weeks

    Jan 21, 2011, 12:37 PM EDT

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    The Islanders lose another experienced blue line veteran for an extended amount of time. They’re getting a bit used to this by now.

  18. Avs forward Tomas Fleischmann out for the season with pulmonary embolism

    Jan 20, 2011, 8:52 PM EDT

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    Avalanche forward Tomas Fleischmann will miss the rest of the season with a pulmonary embolism.

  19. Rangers top scorer Brandon Dubinsky to miss 3-4 weeks with stress fracture

    Jan 19, 2011, 4:34 PM EDT

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    The injury woes for the Rangers continue as top scorer Brandon Dubinsky will miss 3-4 weeks with a stress fracture in his left leg.

  20. Evgeni Malkin out for tomorrow’s game against New Jersey with injury

    Jan 19, 2011, 2:25 PM EDT

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    Evgeni Malkin will miss tomorrow’s game against New Jersey with an injury. As if the Penguins needed things to be any tougher to score.

  21. Montreal’s Mike Cammalleri, Max Pacioretty leave tonight’s game with injuries

    Jan 18, 2011, 9:30 PM EDT

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    Montreal will feel fortunate to get out of Buffalo alive after seeing four players felled by injuries tonight.

  22. Ryan Whitney might miss rest of season after ankle surgery

    Jan 17, 2011, 10:03 PM EDT

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    Edmonton Oilers v Montreal Canadiens

    Ryan Whitney could miss most – if not all – of this season’s remaining games after undergoing ankle surgery.

  23. Kings Wayne Simmonds hurts knee in silly post-hit scrum

    Jan 16, 2011, 8:25 PM EDT

    Edmonton Oilers v Los Angeles Kings

    A ridiculous scrum that occurs after a huge, clean hit by Drew Doughty results in teammate Wayne Simmonds getting hurt and the Kings aren’t happy.

  24. Panthers captain Bryan McCabe expected to miss ‘several weeks’ after undergoing surgery for facial fractures

    Jan 16, 2011, 3:50 PM EDT

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    Panthers captain and offensive defenseman Bryan McCabe will miss “several weeks” after undergoing surgery to treat multiple facial fractures today.

  25. Caps forward and Winter Classic hero Eric Fehr out 3-4 weeks with shoulder injury

    Jan 15, 2011, 12:47 PM EDT

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    The Caps will be without Eric Fehr for 3-4 weeks after he collided with teammate David Steckel in last night’s loss to Vancouver.

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