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  1. Penguins news: Sidney Crosby expects to play this year, team calls up 4 players

    Feb 10, 2011, 2:18 PM EDT

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    Sidney Crosby discussed his concussion issues for the first time since January 25th while the team called up four players from the minors.

  2. Ducks activate Ryan Getzlaf from IR, send Aaron Voros to AHL

    Feb 9, 2011, 8:32 PM EDT

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    After missing 14 games with sinus fractures, Ryan Getzlaf is expected to return to the Ducks’ lineup after being activated from the IR. The team sent Aaron Voros to the AHL to make room for Getzlaf.

  3. Today’s injury wrap up: Chris Drury, Alex Tanguay, Daniel Alfredsson, and Keith Ballard

    Feb 9, 2011, 3:42 PM EDT

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    With a host of injuries to update here’s what’s up with Chris Drury, Daniel Alfredsson, Keith Ballard, and Alex Tanguay.

  4. Sharks-Capitals injury updates: Alex Semin, Antero Niittymaki to dress tonight; Mike Green’s status is unclear

    Feb 8, 2011, 4:42 PM EDT

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    Good news for the Sharks and Capitals: Antero Niittymaki and Alexander Semin are expected to dress for their respective teams tonight. Mike Green’s status is unclear, however.

  5. ‘Non-operable knee sprain’ will sideline Martin Brodeur on day-to-day basis

    Feb 8, 2011, 2:52 PM EDT

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    Martin Brodeur is day-to-day with a “non-operable knee sprain.” There is no timetable for his return.

  6. Pittsburgh Penguins still in the dark about Sidney Crosby’s concussion problems, with no timetable for his return

    Feb 8, 2011, 12:55 PM EDT

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    With no timetable for his return from concussion problems, the Penguins must deal without Sidney Crosby … maybe even for the rest of the season and playoffs.

  7. Lightning recall offensive defenseman Marc-Andre Bergeron

    Feb 5, 2011, 8:41 PM EDT

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    The Lightning recalled offensive defenseman Marc-Andre Bergeron from the minors. Could he give their already-potent power play a boost?

  8. Sami Salo return watch intensifies as he begins conditioning stint with AHL’s Manitoba Moose

    Feb 4, 2011, 4:33 PM EDT

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    The Canucks sent Sami Salo to the AHL for a conditioning stint, bringing him that much closer to his 2010-11 season debut.

  9. Blues get rare injury break: Andy McDonald expects to make return from concussion tonight

    Feb 4, 2011, 1:30 PM EDT

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    Andy McDonald is expected to make his return to the Blues lineup tonight against the Oilers after missing exactly two months with a concussion.

  10. Jason Spezza expects to play for Senators Saturday

    Feb 4, 2011, 12:20 PM EDT

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    After only earning two wins in his 15 game absence, the Senators will surely welcome Jason Spezza back into the fold. Even if it’s just to drum up his trade value.

  11. Ales Hemsky set to make another return to Edmonton Oilers’ lineup

    Feb 2, 2011, 9:30 PM EDT

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    The Oilers once again ready themselves for the return of talented but oft-injured winger Ales Hemsky.

  12. Rangers reinforcements: team gets Dubinsky and Callahan back tonight

    Feb 1, 2011, 2:14 PM EDT

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    The Rangers will bring back valuable forwards into the lineup tonight, as Ryan Callahan and Brandon Dubinsky are expected to play against the Penguins.

  13. Dan Bylsma: Evgeni Malkin isn’t ‘ready to go’ against Rangers tonight

    Feb 1, 2011, 11:43 AM EDT

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    The Penguins will play without both Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin once again tonight, as the team reports that Malkin is still fighting off the effects of a sinus infection.

  14. Pittsburgh Penguins injury updates: Evgeni Malkin practices, Sidney Crosby doesn’t

    Jan 31, 2011, 2:44 PM EDT

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    Sidney Crosby did not practice and won’t play in tomorrow’s game for the Penguins. Evgeni Malkin did practice, however, but it’s not clear if he’ll appear in that Tuesday contest against the Rangers.

  15. Injury update: Alex Edler expected to miss 8-10 weeks with back surgery

    Jan 27, 2011, 9:54 PM EDT

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    Here’s an update on Alex Edler’s injury situation: back surgery is expected to sideline him for 8-10 weeks.

  16. Jeff Skinner and Paul Stastny added to All-Star Game roster, P.K. Subban and Jamie McBain join SuperSkills contest

    Jan 26, 2011, 3:30 PM EDT

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    Paul Stastny and Jeff Skinner have been added to the All-Star Game’s roster pool while P.K. Subban and Jamie McBain will appear in Saturday’s SuperSkills competition.

  17. Oilers Ales Hemsky and Jordan Eberle will miss 2011 NHL All-Star Game with injuries

    Jan 24, 2011, 3:26 PM EDT

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    Two more players will miss the All-Star Game Weekend, as injuries will keep Oilers forwards Ales Hemsky and Jordan Eberle out of the festivities.

  18. Sidney Crosby won’t attend All-Star weekend festivities

    Jan 24, 2011, 12:32 PM EDT

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    We already knew that he wouldn’t play in the game, but it turns out that Sidney Crosby won’t show up for the 2011 NHL All-Star Game weekend at all as he deals with concussion problems.

  19. Injury roundup: Fedotenko and Halpern add to teams’ woes, Colaiacovo placed on the IR

    Jan 20, 2011, 11:15 AM EDT

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    The hits keep coming for the Rangers (Ruslan Fedetenko), Blues (Carlo Colaiacovo) and Canadiens (Jeff Halpern) as these teams just keep suffering injuries.

  20. Good news for banged-up Blues: TJ Oshie expects to play tonight after being activated

    Jan 18, 2011, 2:49 PM EDT

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    There hasn’t been much good news for the Blues lately, but here’s one promising bit: the team activated TJ Oshie today. He’s expected to play against the Kings tonight.

  21. Crosby concussion confusion: Will he be ‘cooperative’ or could he boycott the All-Star Game?

    Jan 18, 2011, 12:06 PM EDT

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    On one side, Brendan Shanahan says that Sidney Crosby “couldn’t be more cooperative” regarding the 2011 NHL All-Star Game. Yet rumors are circulating that the league’s top star might “boycott” the game in protest of the way the NHL handles concussions. Click “Read More” for the details.

  22. If Sidney Crosby’s concussion issues linger, will the NHL face an 2011 All-Star Game headache?

    Jan 15, 2011, 11:10 PM EDT

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    Sidney Crosby is still dealing with concussion symptoms and there is no timetable for his return. What might this mean for the 2011 NHL All-Star Game?

  23. Chris Mason leaves Thrashers-Stars game after bump from teammate

    Jan 15, 2011, 9:50 PM EDT

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    Chris Mason left tonight’s game after suffering a “lower body injury” following a collision with teammate Chris Thorburn. Click “Read More” for the details.

  24. Injury update: Tomas Holmstrom won’t need surgery on broken hand, will miss 3-4 weeks

    Jan 15, 2011, 8:00 PM EDT

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    Tomas Holmstrom reportedly won’t need surgery on his broken hand, but he is expected to miss 3-4 weeks with the injury.

  25. Guy Boucher’s explains Steven Stamkos’ scoring slump on ‘some parts of the body injury’

    Jan 14, 2011, 5:32 PM EDT

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    Lightning coach Guy Boucher explains that Steven Stamkos’ scoring slump can be attributed to a “some parts of the body injury.” Thanks for the in-depth details, coach.

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