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Markov Skates, But Is That a Good Thing?

  In a tightly packed scrub room deep within the heart of a large Montreal hospital, two orthopaedic surgeons are preparing to perform a routine shoulder operation on a fallen […]

Steen and McDonald Closer to Returning; Like Making a Trade

Steen and McDonald Closer to Returning; Like Making a Trade

In the midst of the NHL All-Star Break, the St. Louis Blues find themselves two points behind the league-leading Detroit Red Wings in the NHL point race.  Yet, the Blues […]

by · January 30, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Injury Report, St Louis Blues
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Sidney Crosby dealing with two fractured vertebrae

The Sidney Crosby health situation took another big twist yesterday evening as both Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins confirmed that the superstar’s latest setback resulted from wrong diagnosis from the Penguins […]

by · January 29, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Injury Report, Pittsburgh Penguins
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The Infirmary Update

Welcome to week 3 of my new feature that will run weekly until the end of the season to update you on the latest injuries to key players in the […]

by · January 27, 2012 · 2 comments · Injury Report, News/Commentary
Jarome Iginla became the 77th player to score 1,000 points on April 1, 2011. (Mark Mauno/Flickr).

Calgary Flames Round-Up: road warriors, All-Stars, Mark Giordano and rebuilding the farm system

THE STATS LINE 23-21-6 record [20th overall (in points percentage)] 2.36 goals-for per game [26th overall] 2.68 goals-against per game [13th overall] 17.4% power-play success rate [18th overall] 83.0% penalty-kill […]

by · January 25, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames, Injury Report
Is It Time For Rick DiPietro To Retire?

Is It Time For Rick DiPietro To Retire?

For the past six seasons, Rick DiPietro has seemingly spent more time on the injured reserve than playing NHL hockey. DiPietro’s laundry list of injuries has Islanders fans and NHL […]

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Oilers injury woes provide an opportunity for Paajarvi

With Oilers players going down with injuries at an alarming rate, the dynamic top trio of Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins all sidelined with various injuries and their top […]

by · January 19, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Injury Report, Prospects
Evgeni Malkin led the Penguins over the Jets with five points on the afternoon (Tom Turk/THW)

Fantasy Hockey Chutes And Ladders: Is The Fantasy Grave Near?

We have survived many calamities this early fantasy hockey season but now comes the next January edition of “Chutes And Ladders”. Riding the fortunes of a fantasy hockey team can […]

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Mile High Minute: Colorado Avalanche Week in Review

Highs and Lows The Colorado Avalanche had a rocky time this past week. After solid wins over the Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Blackhawks, the tide turned with […]

by · January 16, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · All-Star Weekend, Colorado Avalanche, Injury Report
Ribeiro was all smiles in a 3-point, +3 night for the Stars Monday (Photo by Wendy Bullard).

The Infirmary Update

Welcome to week 2 of my new feature that will run weekly until the end of the season to update you on the latest injuries to key players in the […]

by · January 16, 2012 · 1 comment · Fantasy, Injury Report
Injuries taking their toll on young Oilers

Injuries taking their toll on young Oilers

Every team goes through injuries at some point in the season, but when more than one key player is out at the same time, it can have a negative effect […]

by · January 12, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Injury Report, Videos
Patrick Sharp having fun with teammate Viktor Stalberg (courtesy of BridgetDS)

Blackhawks Looking Internally for Patrick Sharp Replacement

With the Chicago Blackhawks on a four game losing skid many a fan have been asking for some sort of shake up, well I suppose they got it as we […]