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  1. More on Tampa Bay’s netminding situation: Smith banged up, Lightning call up Desjardins

    Dec 20, 2010, 5:00 PM EDT

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    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.

  2. Report: Mike Comrie might need hip surgery

    Dec 20, 2010, 2:45 PM EDT

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    Mike Comrie might need surgery on a hip injury that’s been bothering him since the second game of the regular season.

  3. Report: Willie Mitchell is likely to miss 2-3 weeks with lower body injury

    Dec 19, 2010, 12:02 AM EDT

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    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.”

  4. Is Ilya Bryzgalov banged up because the Coyotes give him too many starts?

    Dec 18, 2010, 7:30 PM EDT

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    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?

  5. Rare good injury news for Blues: Erik Johnson’s knee injury is only a sprain

    Dec 17, 2010, 12:38 AM EDT

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    The St. Louis Blues got a rare bit of semi-good injury news today, as Erik Johnson’s knee injury is only a sprain.

  6. Matt Greene missed tonight’s game after Niklas Kronwall hit left him ‘wobbly’

    Dec 16, 2010, 10:21 PM EDT

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    Matt Greene couldn’t play in tonight’s Kings-Blues game after a hit by Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall left him “wobbly.”

  7. Patrick Kane, Marian Hossa getting close to a Blackhawks return

    Dec 15, 2010, 5:52 PM EDT

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    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.

  8. Habs expect Scott Gomez and Jaroslav Spacek to return tonight against Flyers

    Dec 15, 2010, 2:00 PM EDT

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    The Montreal Canadiens expect to see Scott Gomez and Jaroslav Spacek back in the lineup tonight against the Philadelphia Flyers.

  9. Aaron Voros placed on IR after Kevin Bieksa broke his orbital bone in a fight

    Dec 10, 2010, 11:00 PM EDT

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    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.

  10. Mason Raymond, Christian Ehrhoff expected to miss Vancouver’s game on Saturday

    Dec 10, 2010, 8:00 PM EDT

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    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.

  11. Joel Quenneville says Hossa, Pisani and possibly Kane could start skating again next week

    Dec 9, 2010, 4:46 PM EDT

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    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.

  12. Toronto expects to get Dion Phaneuf, J.S. Giguere back tonight against Philadelphia

    Dec 9, 2010, 12:00 PM EDT

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    Good news for a team that hasn’t gotten much lately: Toronto will have Dion Phaneuf and J.S. Giguere back against Philadelphia tonight.

  13. Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen will miss tonight’s game with ‘tightness in lower body’

    Dec 8, 2010, 7:33 PM EDT

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    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?

  14. Concussion will sideline Blues center Andy McDonald indefinitely

    Dec 7, 2010, 4:23 PM EDT

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    Blues center Andy McDonald will be out indefinitely after suffering from a concussion during the team’s overtime loss to the Oilers on Saturday.

  15. Patrick Kane injury update: He could miss up to three weeks

    Dec 7, 2010, 3:19 PM EDT

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    Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said that Patrick Kane is expected to miss “upwards of three weeks” while addressing the media today.

  16. Report: Patrick Kane’s injury will keep him out ‘weeks, not days’

    Dec 7, 2010, 11:13 AM EDT

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    Awful news for the hard-luck Blackhawks: Patrick Kane may reportedly miss “weeks, not days” with his scary-looking leg injury from Sunday.

  17. Vancouver Canucks forward Mikael Samuelsson will miss at least one week with ‘mild concussion’

    Dec 7, 2010, 7:00 AM EDT

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    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.

  18. Jeff Schultz expected to miss four to six weeks with fractured thumb

    Dec 6, 2010, 11:20 PM EDT

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    Bad news for the Washington Capitals: underrated defenseman Jeff Schultz is expected to miss four to six weeks with a fractured thumb.

  19. Quick hits: Senators look for forward help, Ponikarovsky skates, Hemsky could miss a month

    Dec 6, 2010, 9:00 PM EDT

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    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.

  20. Just like that, Ales Hemsky is out again (indefinitely)

    Dec 4, 2010, 9:33 PM EDT

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    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.

  21. Lightning forward Steve Downie will see doctors today about possible broken ankle

    Dec 3, 2010, 1:33 PM EDT

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    It’s possible that Steve Downie broke his ankle during the Lightning’s most recent game.

  22. Pekka Rinne to miss 2-4 weeks with injury

    Dec 3, 2010, 1:18 PM EDT

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    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.

  23. Pierre-Marc Bouchard discusses his return to NHL action with Minnesota Wild

    Dec 1, 2010, 5:17 PM EDT

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    Pierre-Marc Bouchard discusses his first game back after 14 months away from the game because of concussion problems.

  24. Ales Hemsky, Nikolai Khabibulin back from injuries tonight

    Dec 1, 2010, 3:13 PM EDT

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    Ales Hemsky should play while Nikolai Khabibulin will suit up as a backup for the Edmonton Oilers. Martin Gerber was demoted to the AHL.

  25. Marc Savard won’t play Wednesday, but didn’t rule out a Thursday return

    Nov 29, 2010, 4:36 PM EDT

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    It sounds like Marc Savard could return to NHL action as soon as this week. Maybe.

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