May 11, 2011, 6:09 PM EDT
Turns out that Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger is going to get surgery. He’s got a herniated disc in his back and it’s got to come out.
May 10, 2011, 11:08 AM EDT
The Sharks will try to close out the Red Wings without their highly valuable power forward Ryane Clowe, who won’t play in Game 6 and didn’t travel to Detroit.
May 9, 2011, 6:16 PM EDT
If Johan Franzen’s bum ankle gives him too much trouble, it’ll be Mike Modano that gets to take his spot in the lineup.
May 9, 2011, 4:34 PM EDT
Chris Pronger called his injury-riddled 2010-2011 season “the year from hell” and he’s got some things to get fixed up before next season. By the way, his contract runs through until 2016-2017.
May 7, 2011, 10:44 AM EDT
Reports out of Boston say that Patrice Bergeron has suffered yet another concussion. This news won’t sit well for the Bruins and their hopes of a Stanley Cup title.
May 5, 2011, 7:40 PM EDT
Aging veteran Steve Sullivan will miss Nashville’s Game 4 against Vancouver with a lower-body injury, which opens the door for young forward Colin Wilson to make his first appearance of the 2011 playoffs.
May 4, 2011, 4:17 PM EDT
Chris Campoli underwent knee surgery. The recovery process will reportedly take about two months, giving him plenty of time to prepare for September training camp.
May 3, 2011, 10:47 PM EDT
Mike Green was reportedly seen limping to Washington’s team bus following the Capitals’ Game 3 loss.
May 3, 2011, 2:32 AM EDT
Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid was injured after missing on a body check and hitting his head into the boards.
May 1, 2011, 1:46 PM EDT
Tampa Bay will be without a pair of key players for tonight’s Game 2 and they’re turning to the Joneses to fill the lineup.
Apr 29, 2011, 9:00 PM EDT
Simon Gagne left the ice after a Scott Hannan hit and won’t return during Game 1. Check out video of the hit, which is especially worrisome considering Gagne’s history of neck and head injuries.
Apr 26, 2011, 1:11 PM EDT
The Canadiens must fight off elimination without David Desharnais, who has been ruled out of Game 6 against the Bruins.
Apr 25, 2011, 9:45 PM EDT
Bryan Bickell scored four points in his five appearances in the Blackhawks-Canucks series, but he won’t be able to play in Game 7 (and then some) after undergoing wrist surgery.
Apr 23, 2011, 4:37 PM EDT
Mike Green left today’s Game 5 after being struck in the head with a puck that literally knocked a pair of screws loose from his helmet.
Apr 23, 2011, 1:02 PM EDT
Jason Pominville will be out for Game 6 in Buffalo after getting his leg cut by a skate in Game 5. It’s possible he could be out for longer as well.
Apr 19, 2011, 3:30 PM EDT
Brent Seabrook is sitting out of tonight’s Game 4 against Vancouver while Raffi Torres will be playing for the Canucks. We’re pretty sure the Blackhawks are taking notice.
Apr 16, 2011, 9:18 PM EDT
San Jose’s Ian White is feeling positive after being knocked out by Jarret Stoll’s hit from behind and he’s looking forward to playing more playoff hockey.
Apr 16, 2011, 11:21 AM EDT
The Bruins hold their breath today, as Zdeno Chara’s Game 2 status is in question after he went to the hospital because of dehydration on Friday.
Apr 15, 2011, 8:48 PM EDT
With Tomas Kopecky out with an upper-body injury, the Blackhawks turn to Fernando Pisani, who hasn’t been in a playoff game since his out-of-nowhere hot streak with the Oilers in 2006.
Apr 14, 2011, 12:58 PM EDT
Martin St. Louis lost two teeth and was forced to undergo a double root canal because of a high-stick that wasn’t even called. Yet he won’t miss Friday’s game … because he’s a hockey player.
Apr 11, 2011, 8:21 PM EDT
The Bruins will be without depth defenseman Steven Kampfer for at least two weeks, according to Joe Haggerty.
Apr 7, 2011, 9:03 PM EDT
Ray Emery has been a “god send” for the Anaheim Ducks according to coach Randy Carlyle but his lower body injury might be the sort of thing that hurts their shot at and/or in the playoffs.
Apr 6, 2011, 9:47 PM EDT
This game meant more to the Hurricanes than the Red Wings, so the shut out doesn’t hurt Detroit that badly. Losing Henrik Zetterberg – who was knocked out of the game – would be a huge blow, though.
Apr 6, 2011, 11:26 AM EDT
The Blackhawks are fighting for their playoff lives and now that task gets a lot tougher without Troy Brouwer who injured his shoulder last night.
Apr 5, 2011, 11:54 AM EDT
Alexander Semin won’t play for Washington against Toronto tonight, but all indications point to this being an opportunity to rest rather than a reason to be concerned.
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- Video: Letang hospitalized after Doan hit (Update) 48
- Bruins chalk Rask’s absence up to dehydration (Update) 4
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- Gearing up: Malkin, Hornqvist return for Pens 0
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- Video: Kessel, Booth get into altercation at Leafs practice 34