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  1. Red Wings Tomas Holmstrom breaks his hand in shootout loss to Columbus, out indefinitely

    Jan 14, 2011, 10:37 PM EDT

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    It’s a full blown injury epidemic in Detroit as Tomas Holmstrom broke his hand in tonight’s 3-2 shootout loss to Columbus.

  2. Colorado’s Ryan O’Reilly taken off on stretcher after going head first into boards against Minnesota

    Jan 14, 2011, 9:30 PM EDT

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    Scary injury tonight as Avalanche forward Ryan O’Reilly was taken off the ice on a stretcher after going head first into the boards.

  3. Wings goalie Jimmy Howard leaves tonight’s game with injured knee

    Jan 14, 2011, 8:21 PM EDT

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    Remember how injuries were starting to creep up on the Red Wings? They might have a major one to deal with tonight as starting goalie Jimmy Howard leaves the game early.

  4. Chris Osgood to see specialist about groin injury

    Jan 9, 2011, 12:03 AM EDT

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    Detroit Red Wings v Colorado Avalanche

    The injury bug revisits the Red Wings with a vengeance now that Chris Osgood is off to see a specialist about his groin injury.

  5. Montreal’s Josh Gorges played on a torn ACL for eight years

    Jan 7, 2011, 4:04 PM EDT

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    gyi0062844726

    Looking for another reason why hockey players are tougher than normal people? Read on to hear about how long Josh Gorges’ knee has been injured.

  6. Habs defenseman Josh Gorges out for the season with knee injury

    Jan 6, 2011, 9:00 PM EDT

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    With Andrei Markov already out of the Habs lineup, now they’ll have to do without defensive stalwart Josh Gorges who will miss the rest of the season after knee surgery.

  7. Rick DiPietro injured again just two days after Isles trade Dwayne Roloson; time to claim Michael Leighton?

    Jan 3, 2011, 10:45 PM EDT

    rickdhurtagain

    Just two days after the Islanders traded away Dwayne Roloson, oft-injured goalie Rick DiPietro is injured once again. Does that mean that Michael Leighton might be on his way to Long Island?

  8. Erik Christensen expects to miss 4-6 weeks with knee injury

    Dec 30, 2010, 8:15 PM EDT

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    Bad news for the Rangers: Erik Christensen is expected to miss four to six weeks with a sprained right knee.

  9. Jason Spezza to miss up to six weeks with shoulder injury

    Dec 27, 2010, 1:04 PM EDT

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    Scott Hartnell, Jason Spezza

    What does a struggling team need badly? To lose their top centerman for six weeks with a shoulder injury.

  10. Detroit’s Dan Cleary out indefinitely with broken ankle

    Dec 26, 2010, 11:39 PM EDT

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    The injuries are starting to mount once again for Detroit. Dan Cleary is out indefinitely after breaking his ankle against Minnesota.

  11. Report: Zach Parise won’t start skating again until March; is his season over?

    Dec 26, 2010, 4:00 PM EDT

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    pariseoncrutches

    Bad news for Zach Parise: his original return date of February was overly optimistic. He reportedly won’t even be back on skates until March at the earliest. It begs the question: should they just pull the plug on his season? Click “Read More” for the details.

  12. Islanders place Rick DiPietro on IR; Mike Mottau’s season is over

    Dec 21, 2010, 7:20 PM EDT

    rickdipandmott

    The Islanders placed Rick DiPietro and Mike Mottau on the injured reserve; Mottau’s season is over.

  13. Rick DiPietro sits out tonight’s game with knee swelling

    Dec 18, 2010, 11:54 AM EDT

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    Atlanta Thrashers v New York Islanders

    Rick DiPietro is hurting. Please, hold back on your surprise at this revelation.

  14. Ow, Ottawa: Pascal Leclaire injured in warmup tonight

    Dec 17, 2010, 10:08 PM EDT

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    Ottawa Senators v New York Rangers

    If you think it’s tough being a goalie in the NHL, being Pascal Leclaire must be nearly impossible.

  15. Jean-Sebastien Giguere sidelined indefinitely with a groin injury

    Dec 17, 2010, 7:11 PM EDT

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    Leafs Oilers Hockey

    Leafs starting goalie Jean-Sebastian Giguere is out again with a groin injury. Yes, again.

  16. Chris Pronger out 4-6 weeks with a broken foot

    Dec 17, 2010, 12:38 PM EDT

    Calgary Flames v Philadelphia Flyers

    The Flyers short term success just got a lot harder without defensive leader Chris Pronger.

  17. Chris Pronger suffers lower body injury against Montreal

    Dec 16, 2010, 3:48 AM EDT

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    Chris Pronger; Mathieu Darche;

    Chris Pronger missed the third period against Montreal with a lower body injury. Uh oh?

  18. Rangers Ryan Callahan leaves tonight’s game with a broken hand

    Dec 15, 2010, 8:25 PM EDT

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    Ottawa Senators v New York Rangers

    While Chris Drury returns to action for the Rangers, they lose Ryan Callahan tonight to a broken hand.

  19. Habs expect Scott Gomez and Jaroslav Spacek to return tonight against Flyers

    Dec 15, 2010, 2:00 PM EDT

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    gomezandspacek

    The Montreal Canadiens expect to see Scott Gomez and Jaroslav Spacek back in the lineup tonight against the Philadelphia Flyers.

  20. News of the repetitive: Senators goalie Pascal Leclaire injured again

    Dec 12, 2010, 4:55 PM EDT

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    Pascal Leclaire is banged up again in Ottawa. No, this isn’t a repeat of an old story.

  21. Mike Komisarek out 7-10 days with finger injury

    Dec 10, 2010, 5:52 PM EDT

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    gyi0062405612

    The Leafs defense gets takes a small blow with Mike Komisarek out for the next week to ten days.

  22. Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen out for this weekend’s games

    Dec 10, 2010, 5:13 PM EDT

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    Anaheim Ducks v Dallas Stars

    Should Stars fans get a little bit more antsy about Kari Lehtonen’s health now that he’s out for this weekend’s games? Probably not and we’ve got good reasons why.

  23. Bruins’ Mark Stuart out with broken hand, will miss 4-6 weeks

    Dec 8, 2010, 5:05 PM EDT

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    The already thin Bruins defense corps takes another blow as Mark Stuart will be out for some time with a broken hand.

  24. Shawn Horcoff out for eight weeks after knee-on-knee hit

    Dec 8, 2010, 2:40 AM EDT

    Edmonton Oilers v Toronto Maple Leafs

    The gutsy yet struggling Oilers suffer yet another injury blow as captain Shawn Horcoff will likely miss the next eight weeks thanks to an MCL injury.

  25. Evgeni Malkin out once again tonight – time to worry?

    Dec 6, 2010, 4:51 PM EDT

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    Pittsburgh’s Evgeni Malkin is out of the lineup again tonight against New Jersey. Should the Penguins be worried?

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