Dec 20, 2010, 5:00 PM EST
If the Evgeni Nabokov rumors weren’t enough, now the Lightning must juggle Mike Smith’s injury, the struggles of Dan Ellis and the call up of Cedrick Desjardins.
Dec 20, 2010, 2:45 PM EST
Mike Comrie might need surgery on a hip injury that’s been bothering him since the second game of the regular season.
Dec 19, 2010, 12:02 AM EST
Willie Mitchell is facing his second injury setback of the 2010-11 season already, as he’s expected to miss 2-3 weeks with a “lower body injury.”
Dec 18, 2010, 7:30 PM EST
The Coyotes sent Ilya Bryzgalov back to Phoenix as he’s dealing with an “upper body injury” along with flu symptoms. It begs the question: is he banged up because the Coyotes aren’t giving him enough rest?
Dec 17, 2010, 12:38 AM EST
The St. Louis Blues got a rare bit of semi-good injury news today, as Erik Johnson’s knee injury is only a sprain.
Dec 16, 2010, 10:21 PM EST
Matt Greene couldn’t play in tonight’s Kings-Blues game after a hit by Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall left him “wobbly.”
Dec 15, 2010, 5:52 PM EST
They won’t be back tonight, but it sounds like Marian Hossa and Patrick Kane could return for the Blackhawks soon. Kane, in particular, seems like he might be way ahead of schedule.
Dec 15, 2010, 2:00 PM EST
The Montreal Canadiens expect to see Scott Gomez and Jaroslav Spacek back in the lineup tonight against the Philadelphia Flyers.
Dec 10, 2010, 11:00 PM EST
The Ducks placed Aaron Voros on the IR today because Kevin Bieksa broke his orbital bone in a fight during the Anaheim-Vancouver game from Wednesday. The team called up Dan Sexton to replace Voros in the lineup.
Dec 10, 2010, 8:00 PM EST
A broken thumb will reportedly sideline Mason Raymond on a “week to week” basis while Christian Ehrhoff is out because he was hit in the ear by a puck.
Dec 9, 2010, 4:46 PM EST
Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville says that all three of his notable injured forwards – Marian Hossa, Fernando Pisani and even Patrick Kane – could start skating on their own next week. Consider us very skeptical about Kane recovering so quickly, though.
Dec 9, 2010, 12:00 PM EST
Good news for a team that hasn’t gotten much lately: Toronto will have Dion Phaneuf and J.S. Giguere back against Philadelphia tonight.
Dec 8, 2010, 7:33 PM EST
Kari Lehtonen won’t play for the Dallas Stars tonight because of “tightness in his lower body” so Andrew Raycroft will start tonight. Should the Stars be worried?
Dec 7, 2010, 4:23 PM EST
Blues center Andy McDonald will be out indefinitely after suffering from a concussion during the team’s overtime loss to the Oilers on Saturday.
Dec 7, 2010, 3:19 PM EST
Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said that Patrick Kane is expected to miss “upwards of three weeks” while addressing the media today.
Dec 7, 2010, 11:13 AM EST
Awful news for the hard-luck Blackhawks: Patrick Kane may reportedly miss “weeks, not days” with his scary-looking leg injury from Sunday.
Dec 7, 2010, 7:00 AM EST
A “minor concussion” will sideline Vancouver Canucks forward for Mikael Samuelsson for no less than a week, meaning he’ll miss at least three games.
Dec 6, 2010, 11:20 PM EST
Bad news for the Washington Capitals: underrated defenseman Jeff Schultz is expected to miss four to six weeks with a fractured thumb.
Dec 6, 2010, 9:00 PM EST
Click “Read More” for a few quick bits of news, with injury updates regarding Ales Hemsky and Alexei Ponikarovsky as well as trade rumors involving Dustin Penner and Alex Kovalev.
Dec 4, 2010, 9:33 PM EST
It sounds like Ales Hemsky’s groin injury is still an issue, as the team will keep him out indefinitely to avoid a possible hernia.
Dec 3, 2010, 1:33 PM EST
It’s possible that Steve Downie broke his ankle during the Lightning’s most recent game.
Dec 3, 2010, 1:18 PM EST
The details regarding the exact injury – and its severity – are unclear, but Pekka Rinne’s agent reports that he’ll miss some time with an unnamed injury.
Dec 1, 2010, 5:17 PM EST
Pierre-Marc Bouchard discusses his first game back after 14 months away from the game because of concussion problems.
Dec 1, 2010, 3:13 PM EST
Ales Hemsky should play while Nikolai Khabibulin will suit up as a backup for the Edmonton Oilers. Martin Gerber was demoted to the AHL.
Nov 29, 2010, 4:36 PM EST
It sounds like Marc Savard could return to NHL action as soon as this week. Maybe.
- Video: Ovechkin becomes sixth fastest player to 400 goals in Caps win 14
- TGIF: Five NHL games to watch this weekend 16
- Assault charges against Varlamov dropped 35
- Carlyle on HBO presence: ‘It’s not normal what we’re living right now’ 7
- Orpik: First days after Thornton attack were ‘miserable’ 70
- Video: Dustin Brown ejected for kneeing, Tomas Hertl won’t return (update) 66
- No supplemental discipline for Caps’ Wilson 33
- Habs healthy scratch Briere for first time this season 7
- Chiarelli says he’s not trading Marchand 21
- Schenn to play tonight; Oates maintains Wilson hit was ‘totally clean’ 54
- Updated: NHL suspends Thornton 15 games for Orpik attack (155)
- Reports: Thornton will appeal 15-game suspension (107)
- Lucic addresses fight video, says he’s ‘disgusted and outraged’ by Vancouver (104)
- Cam Neely questions length of Thornton’s suspension (78)
- Video: Penguins defeat Leafs, Bortuzzo called for illegal hit to head (71)