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  1. Ben Smith “day to day” with concussion while Brendan Smith will meet Shanahan in person

    Sep 29, 2011, 2:20 PM EDT

    Dave Bolland, Brendan Smith, Ben Smith

    The news isn’t so hot for Chicago’s Ben Smith who is “day to day” with a concussion while Detroit’s Brendan Smith gets to meet with Brendan Shanahan face-to-face.

  2. Minor eye surgery will sideline Jason Arnott for about a week

    Sep 28, 2011, 1:50 PM EDT

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    Jason Arnott

    Jason Arnott will miss about a week after undergoing minor eye surgery.

  3. Scott Clemmensen goes in for knee surgery, Florida backup job up for grabs

    Sep 26, 2011, 1:48 PM EDT

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    Scott Clemmensen

    Florida’s Scott Clemmensen was set to be Jose Theodore’s backup in Florida this year. Now that he’s out with knee surgery, it’ll be up to Tyler Plante or Jacob Markstrom to prove their worth in the meantime.

  4. What a coincidence: Aaron Rome breaks hand while Nathan Horton returns to action

    Sep 26, 2011, 10:49 AM EDT

    Aaron Rome, Nathan Horton

    The world has a funny way of working as Vancouver’s Aaron Rome breaks his hand the same night Nathan Horton returned to the ice since being knocked out of action by Rome in the Stanley Cup finals.

  5. Scott Hartnell will see cardiologist after dealing with elevated heart rate

    Sep 25, 2011, 3:10 PM EDT

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    Scott Hartnell will see a cardiologist on Tuesday after being held out of the third period of Saturday’s preseason game with an elevated heart rate.

  6. Preseason pain: Avalanche lose Jan Hejda and Brandon Yip to injury

    Sep 24, 2011, 2:45 AM EDT

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    Brandon Yip

    Not only did the Colorado Avalanche lose their preseason game on Friday, they also announced that Brandon Yip and Jan Hejda have been lost to injury.

  7. Flames say they’re not worried about Jarome Iginla’s back problems

    Sep 23, 2011, 11:30 AM EDT

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    Jarome Iginla

    Jarome Iginla has missed several days with back spasms, but the Flames are downplaying concerns about his health.

  8. Antti Niemi’s status for Sharks’ season opener is unclear

    Sep 22, 2011, 1:06 PM EDT

    Antti Niemi; Alex Burrows

    The Sharks aren’t worried about Antti Niemi’s health from a big picture standpoint, but the Finnish netminder could miss the team’s regular season opener on Oct. 8.

  9. Zdeno Chara leaves practice early with leg injury

    Sep 19, 2011, 4:06 PM EDT

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    Zdeno Chara

    Zdeno Chara left a Bruins scrimmage early after a puck hit the inside of his left leg. The team is calling the injury a leg contusion at the moment.

  10. Marc Staal partially sidelined in training camp thanks to post-concussion symptoms

    Sep 18, 2011, 3:54 PM EDT

    Marc Staal

    Marc Staal’s training camp is off to a bad start as he’s being held out of action due to post-concussion symptoms

  11. Uh oh: Jarome Iginla leaves first camp skate with back spasms

    Sep 17, 2011, 8:48 PM EDT

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    Jarome Iginla

    Foreboding sign or just first day issues? Jarome Iginla left Calgary’s first-day skate with back spasms.

  12. Andrei Markov’s wonky knee is still pretty wonky

    Sep 15, 2011, 3:23 PM EDT

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    Andrei Markov

    Andrei Markov’s surgically repaired knee is still causing him trouble in the offseason. Should the Habs be anxious about that or let him come back at his own pace?

  13. Patrick Sharp to miss 3-4 weeks after emergency appendectomy

    Sep 12, 2011, 9:31 PM EDT

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    Patrick Sharp

    The good news for Patrick Sharp is he’ll soon be feeling better after an emergency appendectomy. The bad news is that he’ll miss the next 3-4 weeks of action.

  14. Devils’ iron man Travis Zajac to miss three months after suffering torn Achilles tendon

    Aug 18, 2011, 3:55 PM EDT

    Travis Zajac

    The Devils’ season hasn’t started yet and it’s already off to an inauspicious start as Travis Zajac will be out for three months after getting surgery on his injured Achilles suffered in offseason workouts.

  15. Patrick Kane to get wrist surgery and miss 6-8 weeks, back in time for training camp

    Jul 15, 2011, 4:29 PM EDT

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    Patrick Kane

    Patrick Kane has a broken wrist and now he’s going to need surgery to fix it. Fear not ‘Hawks fans, he should be back in time for training camp.

  16. Bruins stayed mostly injury free during run to the Stanley Cup

    Jun 16, 2011, 8:48 PM EDT

    Vancouver Canucks v Boston Bruins - Game Six

    While the Canucks had their fair share of injuries through the Stanley Cup finals, the Bruins mostly escaped the damaging injury bug.

  17. Canucks GM Mike Gillis not pleased with hit on Mason Raymond, speaks out on injury

    Jun 14, 2011, 11:08 PM EDT

    Mike Gillis

    Canucks general manager Mike Gillis gave the official update on Mason Raymond today and expressed his extreme dislike for how the hit from Johnny Boychuk went down that injured him.

  18. Was Mason Raymond injured on a dirty hit? Canucks believe so

    Jun 14, 2011, 12:46 AM EDT

    Vancouver Canucks v Boston Bruins - Game Six

    Vancouver’s Mason Raymond left tonight’s Game 6 against Boston with an injury suffered thanks to a hit from Johnny Boychuk. Was it late though? Vancouver is steaming mad about the play.

  19. Bruins hold serve in the second period, continue to lead 4-0 in Game 6

    Jun 13, 2011, 10:07 PM EDT

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    Vancouver Canucks v Boston Bruins - Game Six

    While Vancouver may have carried play in the second period, they’re still in a massive hole down 4-0 after two.

  20. Canucks defensive depth may be tested again with Dan Hamhuis banged up

    Jun 2, 2011, 8:15 PM EDT

    Milan Lucic; Dan Hamhuis;

    If Dan Hamhuis is going to miss any time for Vancouver, the Canucks are prepared to make due without him just like they’ve done with injuries all season long.

  21. Your requisite San Jose Sharks playoff injuries post

    May 26, 2011, 4:51 PM EDT

    Joe Thornton, Dany Heatley

    With the Sharks out of the playoffs, we now know the injuries that Joe Thornton, Dany Heatley, Ryane Clowe and Jason Demers dealt with. Win or lose, it validates the impression that hockey players are tough.

  22. Playoff hero Sean Bergenheim questionable to play for Tampa Bay in Game 6

    May 25, 2011, 2:39 PM EDT

    Sean Bergenheim

    Could Sean Bergenheim’s potential absence from Game 6 tonight be a series breaker for the Lightning?

  23. Joe Thornton says he’s “100 percent” and playing in Game 5

    May 23, 2011, 1:53 AM EDT

    Joe Thornton

    While the Sharks have no official update on Joe Thornton’s condition after getting banged up thanks to a hit from Raffi Torres, Thornton’s playing doctor for himself.

  24. Joe Thornton’s status in doubt after a wicked hit from Raffi Torres

    May 22, 2011, 7:33 PM EDT

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    Joe Thornton, Alex Burrows

    The Sharks may be without captain Joe Thornton for Game 5 on Tuesday after he was knocked out of today’s Game 4 loss by Raffi Torres after a wicked hit in the third period.

  25. Al Montoya undergoes knee surgery, Islanders claim he’ll be ready for training camp

    May 18, 2011, 2:48 PM EDT

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    The New York Islanders announced that goalie Al Montoya had successful surgery on a torn meniscus in his left knee suffering during the World Championships. The Islanders claim he should be 100 percent by training camp.

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