Hockey News: Crosby and Co. Best the Caps; Injury Updates

The Colorado Avalanche will be without Matt Duchene for a while longer. The forward suffered a setback while trying to recover from an oblique injury. [Denver Post]

Penguins defense stars in a Rivalry Night win over the Capitals. [Trib Live]

Sidney Crosby scored a goal from an impossible angle, and added an assist while Alex Ovechkin came up empty handed. [Puck Daddy]

Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby - Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr
Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby – Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr

Claude Giroux has his former teammate to thank for breaking the slump. []

Jets management isn’t a fan of the Helmet Pardy idea. Pardy poopers. [Yahoo Sports]

Kings goalie Jonathan Quick might be out till Christmas with a groin injury. [Fansided]

Suddenly Team USA’s goalie wonderland isn’t looking so hot. [CBS Sports]

Ted Nolan vs. Craig Berube for the first time. [SB Nation]

Habs fans are realizing why Douglas Murray was deemed expendable by both the Sharks and Penguins. [Eyes on the Prize]

The Red Wings will be without stand-out defenceman Danny DeKeyser for a few weeks. [Octopus Thrower]

(Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)
(Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tired of your team losing? Simple. Just cancel your fandom. [Lighthouse Hockey]

Pretty sweet feed from the Sens Clark MacArthur. [CBC]

Time for a shake-up in Ottawa? [Ottawa Sun]

Ilya Bryzgalov has something to prove. [Edmonton Journal]

The Leafs want to re-sign their Captain. [Sportsnet]

Why Phaneuf is not in fact a princess. [Toronto Star]

And lastly, check out this rather unfortunate collision involving John Tavares. [Scouting the Refs]