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  1. Cal O’Reilly, Steve Sullivan getting healthier as Predators push for playoffs

    Mar 23, 2011, 9:13 PM EDT

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    The Predators keep plugging along toward a potential playoff berth and could benefit from the return of Cal O’Reilly and Steve Sullivan sometime soon. Read this post for information on that along with the lowdown on a huge week for the Preds.

  2. Marcus Kruger to debut, Brian Campbell might be back tonight for the Blackhawks

    Mar 23, 2011, 7:58 PM EDT

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    Pittsburgh Penguins v Chicago Blackhawks

    The injury-ravaged Blackhawks should get a little stronger with the debut of Mark Kruger and might also get offensive defenseman Brian Campbell back from a foot injury tonight.

  3. Chicago Blackhawks hope to get Patrick Sharp back by the end of the regular season

    Mar 22, 2011, 3:34 PM EDT

    Chicago Blackhawks v Dallas Stars

    A bumpy season will finish with another challenge for Chicago: sniper Patrick Sharp could miss the remainder of the regular season with a knee injury.

  4. Why tonight’s Capitals-Flyers match is (and isn’t) a statement game

    Mar 22, 2011, 12:15 PM EDT

    Washington Capitals v Philadelphia Flyers

    This post breaks down what tonight’s Capitals-Flyers game might mean to each team.

  5. Logan Couture doesn’t practice Monday, but might still play Wednesday

    Mar 21, 2011, 8:16 PM EDT

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    Logan Couture wasn’t able to practice for the Sharks on Monday, but might still be able to play against the Sharks on Wednesday. Either way, San Jose must be happy that his injury doesn’t appear too serious.

  6. Henrik Lundqvist will play, Marc Staal won’t and Sean Avery’s a healthy scratch for Rangers

    Mar 20, 2011, 10:57 AM EDT

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    Henrik Lundqvist will play for the Rangers today, but Marc Staal will miss because of injury while Sean Avery will be a healthy scratch.

  7. Red Wings injury news: Brian Rafalski’s OK, Pavel Datsyuk day-to-day

    Mar 18, 2011, 1:45 PM EDT

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    Johan Franzen, Tomas Holmstrom, Brian Rafalski, Pavel Datsyuk

    The Red Wings were shaken up when both Pavel Datsyuk and Brian Rafalski were injured during Thursday’s game, but it looks like Rafalski will play Saturday while Datsyuk is day-to-day.

  8. Jonas Hiller’s vertigo-like problems continue

    Mar 9, 2011, 2:29 PM EDT

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    58th NHL All-Star Game

    After more than a month, Jonas Hiller is still grappling with vertigo-like symptoms that seem to only be getting worse.

  9. Brad Richards might be back for Dallas Stars tonight

    Mar 9, 2011, 1:55 PM EDT

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    While he’s not guaranteed to be back in the lineup, Marc Crawford announced that Brad Richards is ‘scheduled’ to return to action for the Stars tonight.

  10. Bruce Boudreau says both Michal Neuvirth and Nicklas Backstrom are ‘OK’

    Mar 8, 2011, 12:28 AM EDT

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    Nicklas Backstrom, Joe Thornton

    Good news for the Capitals: Bruce Boudreau said that both Michal Neuvirth and Nicklas Backstrom are “OK” after being banged up during tonight’s game against Tampa Bay.

  11. Brendan Morrison will miss at least 2-3 more weeks with swelling in knee

    Mar 7, 2011, 8:01 PM EDT

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    NHL Heritage Classic - Montreal Canadiens v Calgary Flames

    Unexpectedly effective Flames center Brendan Morrison will miss at least two or three more weeks with a knee injury.

  12. Jeff Carter won’t play as flu invades the Flyers’ locker room

    Mar 6, 2011, 12:13 PM EDT

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    Jeff Carter

    One of the underrated problems for Philly lately has been an ailment that plagues many offices: the flu. Jeff Carter is the latest victim, as the symptoms will keep him out of another game today.

  13. Rangers Marian Gaborik and Ryan McDonagh will play against Flyers today

    Mar 6, 2011, 11:07 AM EDT

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    Marian Gaborik, Dwayne Roloson

    The desperate Rangers will go into this afternoon’s game with two key additions, as both Marian Gaborik and Ryan McDonagh are expected to return from injuries.

  14. Sidney Crosby’s status is still in limbo, with no clear window for his return

    Mar 3, 2011, 1:44 PM EDT

    Sidney Crosby

    No news might be bad news for the Penguins, as there’s still no word on when Sidney Crosby will return.

  15. Daymond Langkow cleared for light workouts, might be ready in 2-3 months

    Feb 27, 2011, 8:49 PM EDT

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    Daymond Langkow

    Daymond Langkow is still months (at best) away from returning to the NHL, but his teammates were glad to welcome him back, as the Flames center resumed light workouts.

  16. Joel Quenneville returns to run Blackhawks practice

    Feb 23, 2011, 1:11 PM EDT

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    Joel Quenneville

    Joel Quenneville returned to the Blackhawks bench today, running their Wednesday practice.

  17. Returning Red Wings: Osgood, Modano and Filppula approach comebacks

    Feb 22, 2011, 4:21 PM EDT

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    Detroit Red Wings v Colorado Avalanche

    The Red Wings passed along word that Valtteri Filppula, Mike Modano and Chris Osgood are all on track for returns. Filppula and Modano could be back as soon as this week.

  18. Colorado expects to have Matt Duchene back in the lineup Tuesday night

    Feb 21, 2011, 11:36 PM EDT

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    The Avalanche expect to have their leading scorer Matt Duchene back in the lineup against the Blues Tuesday after the young forward missed two games with what appeared to be an hand injury.

  19. Barry Trotz ‘encouraged’ that Ryan Suter could play Thursday

    Feb 21, 2011, 9:15 PM EDT

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    Colorado Avalanche v Nashville Predators

    The Predators were worried that under-the-radar defenseman Ryan Suter might miss significant time with an upper body injury, but Barry Trotz seems “encouraged” that he’ll be back by Thursday.

  20. Joel Quenneville released from hospital, doctors will determine return date

    Feb 19, 2011, 6:04 PM EDT

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    The Blackhawks announced that head coach Joel Quenneville was released from the hospital and team doctors expect him to make a full recovery from his ulcer issues.

  21. With J.S. Giguere out, the Leafs turn to unlikely goalie duo of James Reimer and Ben Scrivens

    Feb 19, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

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    Patrik Elias, James Reimer

    Injuries will force the Maple Leafs to reach down its goalie depth chart with their duo of James Reimer and Ben Scrivens tonight.

  22. Detroit expects to welcome back Brad Stuart’s ‘physical element’ on Thursday

    Feb 15, 2011, 8:20 PM EDT

    Nashville Predators v Detroit Red Wings

    Nicklas Lidstrom will be glad to see the return of Brad Stuart, who is expected to bring his physical style back to the Red Wings lineup on Thursday.

  23. Report: Andrew Alberts expected to miss 6-8 weeks with broken wrist

    Feb 15, 2011, 7:53 PM EDT

    Andrew Alberts, Teemu Selanne

    Andrew Alberts will need surgery on his broken wrist, so he’ll likely miss six to eight weeks.

  24. Leafs goalie bits: Gustavsson undergoes minor heart surgery, Giguere discusses 2011-12

    Feb 12, 2011, 12:56 AM EDT

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    Jean-Sebastien Giguere; Jonas Gustavsson

    Maple Leafs goalie news: J.S. Giguere ponders his future with the team while Jonas Gustavsson undergoes a minor heart procedure.

  25. Ducks activate Jonas Hiller from IR, send Timo Pielmeier back to minors

    Feb 11, 2011, 9:00 PM EDT

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    58th NHL All-Star Game

    Although he probably won’t start in tonight’s game, the Ducks activated workhorse goalie Jonas Hiller from the IR today.

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