Aug 24, 2011, 11:48 AM EDT
One Pittsburgh area writer believes that Sidney Crosby’s silence on his concussion recovery is “indefensible” and “inexplicable.”
Aug 22, 2011, 4:09 PM EDT
Ryan Kesler is optimistic about making a quick recovery from hip surgery, but the Canucks should be careful with their crucial two-way center.
Aug 18, 2011, 9:46 PM EDT
Maple Leafs assistant GM Dave Nonis said that the team should agree to a new contract with Luke Schenn before training camp. Nonis also had a vague but optimistic report about Matthew Lombardi.
Aug 17, 2011, 4:28 PM EDT
Dan Bylsma says that he hasn’t spoken to Sidney Crosby about how he’s been feeling this summer, but discussed the fact that he’ll have a plan if Crosby’s recovery period continues beyond training camp and the start of next season.
Aug 16, 2011, 3:04 PM EDT
Could Jonas Hiller’s vertigo issues be behind him? The Ducks goalie said that he expects to be able to attend training camp and be ready for the 2011-12 season. In fact, he even went as far as to set another All-Star nod as his goal.
Aug 16, 2011, 1:13 PM EDT
Bruce Garrioch reports that Daniel Alfredsson skated for the first time since undergoing back surgery today, which indicates that the captain’s rehab continues to stay on track.
Aug 14, 2011, 2:46 PM EDT
A report indicates that Sidney Crosby might miss the beginning of the 2011-12 season.
Aug 12, 2011, 11:40 AM EDT
If you’re wondering if the Maple Leafs are anxious to get Matthew Lombardi on the ice after trading for him this off-season, Brian Burke has your answer: they’re taking a cautious approach with the center’s concussion issues.
Aug 11, 2011, 11:19 AM EDT
Francis Bouillon might still have a long way to go to recover from concussion issues, but the good news is that he’s working out again.
Aug 10, 2011, 9:00 PM EDT
Reports indicate that Martin Erat is looking healthy after fighting back problems last season. That’s a big concern for Nashville, a team that needs every bit of offensive creativity they can get.
Aug 8, 2011, 6:03 PM EDT
Ducks GM Bob Murray provided an update regarding Jonas Hiller and Teemu Selanne, although the details are more than a little vague.
Aug 8, 2011, 4:38 PM EDT
Even though he’s far behind his normal off-season training schedule, Chris Pronger seems optimistic that the 2011-12 season will be a healthy one.
Aug 6, 2011, 12:16 PM EDT
It’s not shocking news but it might be a little unsettling for Flyers fans: Chris Pronger will likely miss at least the beginning of training camp.
Jul 20, 2011, 6:25 PM EDT
Concussions derailed Peter Mueller’s renaissance with Colorado in 2009-10 and kept him from playing a single game in 2010-11. So will he be back? The Avalanche are keeping him at arm’s length from the media.
Jun 16, 2011, 3:18 PM EDT
Here’s your requisite list of injuries – most of them confirmed, though not all – for the Vancouver Canucks now that the playoffs are over.
Jun 14, 2011, 1:00 PM EDT
Mason Raymond won’t just miss Game 7 after Johnny Boychuk caught him with an awkward hit in Game 6. A vertebra compression fracture will likely sideline him between three and six months overall.
Jun 12, 2011, 7:54 PM EDT
Ryan Kesler missed today’s practice, fueling already building rumors that he’s been injured in the Stanley Cup finals. It seems like he will play in Game 6 either way, though.
Jun 4, 2011, 6:00 PM EDT
Much like his inspiring teammate Manny Malhotra, Vancouver Canucks defenseman Dan Hamhuis has been listed as a game-time decision for Game 2 against the Boston Bruins. Unlike the increasingly likely (and undoubtedly inspiring) return of Malhotra, the general consensus isn’t very optimistic about the chances of Hamhuis actually playing, though. Hamhuis is a valuable defensive…
Jun 4, 2011, 3:07 PM EDT
It seems like the chances of Manny Malhotra returning for Game 2 are getting stronger. He upgraded himself from day-to-day to a game-time decision after the team’s morning skate.
Jun 4, 2011, 2:45 PM EDT
With Sidney Crosby’s status still uncertain, the Penguins must be happy to hear that Evgeni Malkin is making progress in rehabbing his injured knee.
May 28, 2011, 4:10 PM EDT
The Canucks officially cleared Manny Malhotra to play, listing him as day-to-day. The possibility of him completing his improbable comeback in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals increased substantially, so the question is: how much of a difference could he make?
May 26, 2011, 4:51 PM EDT
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.
May 24, 2011, 5:23 PM EDT
Even with Joe Thornton in the lineup for Game 5, it’s clear that other Sharks players must step up to keep their hopes alive.
May 22, 2011, 1:22 PM EDT
With Christian Ehrhoff and Aaron Rome likely out of the Canucks lineup, Vancouver will likely turn to Keith Ballard and Andrew Alberts. Will the Ballard trade finally be worth it after a disappointing season?
May 18, 2011, 2:14 PM EDT
It sounds like the Canucks will be without winger Mikael Samuelsson for the rest of their series against the Sharks.
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- Keeping Kuemper: Wild sign goalie to two-year deal reportedly worth $2.5M 9
- Selanne regrets harsh words toward Boudreau 3
- Flyers’ Timonen admits chances of playing are ‘really slim’ 7
- Desjardins (a.k.a. not Torts) makes good first impression on Canucks 22
- Leafs deny rift between Kessel and coaching staff 20
- Injured Crosby, Malkin will miss start of Pens’ camp 10
- Selanne rips Boudreau in book 18
- Just how damaging are heated negotiations between Jackets, RFA Johansen? 38
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