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  1. Letang and Michalek sidelined with concussions

    Dec 5, 2011, 12:29 PM EDT

    Matt Cooke;  Kris Letang;

    In news that shouldn’t shock you today, Kris Letang has a concussion thanks to the hit he took from Max Pacioretty.

  2. Paul Stastny has an injured torso

    Dec 5, 2011, 8:45 AM EDT

    Paul Stastny

    At the very least it’s not a lower body or upper body injury, but a torso injury for Paul Stastny isn’t any more descriptive than the others.

  3. Valtteri Filppula’s cut leg might give Detroit some headaches

    Dec 5, 2011, 7:46 AM EDT

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    Valtteri Filppula

    Detroit faces a potentially tough situation as Valtteri Filppula had his leg cut by a skate last night.

  4. Make it a not-so healthy scratch for Alex Semin

    Dec 3, 2011, 1:00 PM EDT

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    Alex Semin

    Turns out that Alexander Semin will be out of action tonight… Thanks to an injury.

  5. Niklas Backstrom gets injured, opens door for Josh Harding

    Dec 2, 2011, 11:00 PM EDT

    Niklas Backstrom, Josh Harding

    If Backstrom’s injury is significant, then we’ll get a strong look at how good Harding really is.

  6. Jeff Carter won’t play for Columbus tonight

    Dec 2, 2011, 9:18 PM EDT

    Jeff Carter

    Update: Carter sprained his ankle and is day-to-day.

  7. Patrick Eaves taken to hospital after being hit by slap shot

    Nov 26, 2011, 10:50 PM EDT

    Patrick Eaves, Drew Miller

    Eaves took a slap shot to the ear in a very scary scene.

  8. Oilers lose game, Taylor Hall to shoulder injury

    Nov 26, 2011, 9:50 PM EDT

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    Edmonton Oilers v Dallas Stars

    Taylor Hall left tonight’s game with a shoulder injury.

  9. Uh oh: Kari Lehtonen leaves game with leg injury

    Nov 26, 2011, 8:58 PM EDT

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    Edmonton Oilers v Dallas Stars

    The injury-prone netminder hurt himself in a way that screams “groin injury.” That’s not good.

  10. James van Riemsdyk on the shelf with upper body injury

    Nov 25, 2011, 3:02 PM EDT

    James van Riemsdyk

    Flyers injury woes continue with James van Riemsdyk on the shelf for the next 1-2 weeks.

  11. Matt Lombardi has a dislocated shoulder, might need surgery

    Nov 22, 2011, 9:52 AM EDT

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    Matthew Lombardi

    The Leafs injury problems were made a bit worse when they found Matt Lombardi’s shoulder injury might need surgery.

  12. Tyler Myers goes from benched to banged up

    Nov 20, 2011, 12:55 PM EDT

    Patrick Dwyer, Tyler Myers

    Just what the Sabres needed with a game against Boston coming up on Tuesday, an injury to Tyler Myers.

  13. Lombardi and Komisarek add to Toronto’s injury misery

    Nov 18, 2011, 10:39 AM EDT

    Matthew Lombardi

    Could any more Toronto Maple Leafs get injured? Wait, don’t answer that.

  14. Kings hope to heal wounds by bringing in the Russians

    Nov 14, 2011, 9:21 PM EDT

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    Losing Dustin Penner and Alec Martinez could be a blessing in disguise if two Russian prospects add some creativity to the Kings’ offense.

  15. More broken digits: Visnovsky out four weeks with broken finger

    Nov 12, 2011, 3:20 PM EDT

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    Lubomir Visnovsky

    Lubomir Visnovsky gets a month to figure out how to improve his game.

  16. Alex Goligoski’s broken thumb will test Dallas’ depth

    Nov 12, 2011, 2:09 PM EDT

    Alex Goligoski

    The Stars are going to have to figure out a way to adjust to life without Alex Goligoski for the next four weeks.

  17. Mike Green out of action again tonight? You don’t say

    Nov 12, 2011, 1:04 PM EDT

    Mike Green, Ryan Carter

    You guessed it, Mike Green getting re-injured last night puts him out of action tonight.

  18. Daniel Paille will see ‘specialists’ after taking puck to face

    Nov 7, 2011, 10:18 PM EDT

    Daniel Paille, Zdeno Chara

    Early reports indicate that Daniel Paille is dealing with a broken nose.

  19. Kovalchuk to miss second straight game, calls injury “serious”

    Nov 7, 2011, 3:03 PM EDT

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    Ilya Kovalchuk

    New Jersey sniper hasn’t played since hurting leg last Thursday against Philadelphia.

  20. Devils to go without Greene and Kovalchuk tonight; Uh oh?

    Nov 5, 2011, 11:48 AM EDT

    Andy Greene, Ilya Kovalchuk, Anssi Salmela

    The Devils are going to be a bit shorthanded when taking on the Jets tonight going without their top defenseman and winger. Yikes.

  21. Out of juice: Jussi Jokinen out 3-4 weeks for Carolina

    Nov 2, 2011, 12:14 PM EDT

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    Jussi Jokinen

    The Hurricanes will be out of “The Juice” for the next 3-4 weeks with a leg injury. We’re sure it’s listed as a lower body injury though.

  22. Duncan Keith gets injured in Blackhawks’ win vs. Predators

    Nov 1, 2011, 12:17 AM EDT

    Vancouver Canucks v Chicago Blackhawks - Game Three

    The Blackhawks won against the Predators tonight, but a blocked shot leaves Duncan Keith day-to-day.

  23. Bad to worse: Daniel Briere out of tonight’s game with injury

    Oct 29, 2011, 4:49 PM EDT

    Danny Briere, Nicklas Backstrom

    As if things weren’t already sad enough for the Flyers of late, now they’ll be without Daniel Briere tonight.

  24. Injury gods hate Pittsburgh: Jordan Staal out of tonight’s game

    Oct 29, 2011, 12:56 PM EDT

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    Jordan Staal will miss tonight’s game against Toronto with a “lower body injury.”

  25. Could hip problems cut Tyler Seguin’s career short?

    Oct 29, 2011, 12:31 AM EDT

    San Jose Sharks v Boston Bruins

    Word is that Tyler Seguin is more prone to hip injuries than most. Should Bruins fans freak out about yet another fragile center?

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