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Hedman to miss 4-6 weeks

Defender Victor Hedman of the Tampa Bay Lightning will miss 4-6 weeks after the surgery on his finger is completed Tuesday.#482003251 / gettyimages.comHedman hurt his hand blocking a shot against the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday.NHL.com quoted Head Coach Jon Cooper about the injury, "He's come out of the gate so strong, he's poised just to build on the year he had...
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Report: Palmieri, Vatanen, Rakell Linked To Myers Trade Talks

The Sabres continue to seek multiple assets in any Tyler Myers trade, according to David Pagnotta of The Fourth Period. Continue reading "Report: Palmieri, Vatanen, Rakell Linked To Myers Trade Talks"
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Boston Bruins Weekly: Back on home ice

The Boston Bruins will start their week with two home contests after a three game road trip last week. The Bruins went 2-2-0 this week, giving them a record of 3-4-0 on the season. They now sit in fifth place in the Atlantic Division. Boston will host the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday, and the New York Islanders on Thursday. They will then close out the week by visiting the Toronto...
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Flyers-Blackhawks Preview

After rallying to end their worst start in six seasons, the Philadelphia Flyers will attempt to top two of the NHL's leading franchises on the final stops of their road trip. The first of those games comes Tuesday night against the Chicago Blackhawks, one of three teams without a regulation loss. Philadelphia went winless in its first four games for the first time since going...
Via AP on Fox
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Tuukka Rask: Vezina Winner, Stanley Cup Champ, Drummer

While taking a night off in Buffalo, Tuukka Rask went to a The Mustn’ts show and jumped on stage to play drums for their cover of Phish’s “Back on the Train.” I mean, Phish sucks, but we’ll just blame Tuukka’s love for them to the fact he’s Finnish and they like weird stuff… like Phish, apparently. For some reason, it made us think of when Lucic, Wheeler, Mark Stuart...
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Busness Insider: Jeremy Roenick Describes Life After 13 Concussions

This is kind of scary. Aaron Taube, Busness Insider-- Five years into his retirement, the nine-time NHL All-Star says that the brain damage inflicted by his hard-hitting career makes it so he can no longer remember many parts of his past — games he played in, trips he went on, and friends he spent time with."My wife will ask me, 'Hey, remember we did this? Remember we...
Via Goon's World
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Victor Hedman breaks finger vs. Canucks, will miss 4-6 weeks

Victor Hedman of the Tampa Bay Lightning has been the most productive defenseman in the national hockey league since January. So obviously with the news that he will be missing 4 to 6 weeks the Tampa Bay Lightning will have a huge gap to fill on the defense. As a fantasy owner it's always tough dealing with injuries, however, defensemen are always overlooked. For example: you...
Via Hockey Fan Land
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Flames sign Brodie to five-year extension

The Calgary Flames locked up defensemen T.J. Brodie for five years on Monday afternoon. #480755823 / gettyimages.comAccording to NHL.com, the deal will pay Brodie $23.25 million over the course of the contract. The cap hit oF the deal will be $ 4.65 million per season, according to Capgeek.Brodie has been a key defender for the Flames over the past three seasons. At only 24 years...
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Hurricanes Trade Interest in Andrej Sekera

There is a chance that the Carolina Hurricanes move defensemen Andrej Sekera at some point this season.#457156886 / gettyimages.comThe Hurricanes have been rumored to be looking to rebuild since Jordan and Eric Staal went down with injuries. Chris Johnston mentioned on Sportsnet.ca that "the teams around the league believe Sekera is the more likely player to be moved."...
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Three Cities Blackhawks Fans Should Invade in 2014-2015

1. BLACKHAWKS @ COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS  Saturday, December 20, 2014.  Where: Nationwide Arena – Columbus, Ohio. Distance from Chicago: 5 Hours (Drive)  Tickets: $40-$100 Eats: Melt Bar and Grilled http://meltbarandgrilled.com/ Drinks: Anywhere on High Street Why: Columbus remains one of mid-America’s best kept secrets. Home to the Ohio State University and one of the...
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Ducks recall goalie Gibson after weekend in minors

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) The Anaheim Ducks have recalled goalie John Gibson from a brief stint in the minors. Anaheim also reassigned goalie Jason LaBarbera to their AHL affiliate in Norfolk. Gibson hasn't played for Anaheim since giving up six goals in a season-opening loss to Pittsburgh. The Ducks haven't lost since, with Frederik Andersen winning five straight starts for...
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WHL Names Joe Hicketts Player Of The Week

via the WHL, The Western Hockey League announced today that Victoria Royals’ defenceman Joe Hicketts is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending October 19, 2014.  Hicketts amassed a goal and six assists for seven points along with a +5 rating in four road games over the past week, helping the Royals post a 3-1-0-0 record in that span. Continue reading...
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Dominik Hasek’s #39 Will Go To The Rafters In Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (October 20, 2014) --- The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will officially retire the jersey of goaltender Dominik Hasek, one of the most prolific goaltenders in NHL history, in a ceremony scheduled to take place Jan. 13, 2015, prior to the team’s home game against the Detroit Red Wings at First Niagara Center. Hasek, who was the fifth and final Sabres player...
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Flames sign T.J. Brodie to 5-year extension

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) The Calgary Flames have signed defenseman T.J. Brodie to a five-year contract extension. Brodie is in the final year of a two-year deal signed in 2013 which paid him an average annual salary of $2.1 million. The 24-year-old has three goals and four assists in seven games this season for the Flames. Calgary drafted Brodie in the fourth round in 2008. The defenseman...
Via AP on Fox
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Caps assign Tom Wilson to Hershey, Jay Beagle returns

The Washington Capitals have assigned F Tom Wilson to AHL affiliate Hershey Bears.   Wilson has not played in the first five games this season due to rehabilitation of a broken fibula that led to surgery during the off-season. Wilson will debut in Chocolatetown this weekend.  He will likely play a few rehabilitation and conditioning games in the AHL before getting the recall to...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
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Kevan Miller Out Indefinitely With Dislocated Right Shoulder

Boston Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller will be out indefinitely after suffering a dislocated right shoulder during Saturday’s 4-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres, general manager Peter Chiarelli announced Monday. The injury occurred during the first period when Miller and Sabres forward Nicolas Deslauriers dropped the gloves. At the end of the fight, Miller appeared to injure his...
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Kevan Miller Out Indefinitely.

Kevan Miller is out indefinitely. Apparently he hurt his shoulder vs. Buffalo but I was at a wedding and didn’t watch it. Also I think Kevan Miller sucks so it doesn’t bother me. He will probably be replaced with the Bruins newest whipping boy Matt Bartkowski.
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Jackets put McElhinney on IR, call up Forsberg

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed goaltender Curtis McElhinney on injured reserve and have added goaltender Anton Forsberg to the roster on emergency recall from their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Massachusetts. McElhinney, the backup to top goalie Sergei Bobrovsky, suffered an upper body injury in Saturday's game at Ottawa and is...
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Maple Leafs Injury Update: Brandon Kozun Out a Minimum of Six Weeks with High Ankle Sprain

The Toronto Maple Leafs’ offense took a hit on Friday as forward Brandon Kozun suffered a high ankle sprain against the Detroit Red Wings. NHL.com reported that Kozun was injured while going into the boards. A clip of the injury can be seen right here. Kozun was helped off the ice and did not return. #457138732 / gettyimages.comBrandon Kozun was primed for a breakout rookie...
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Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov suspended due to domestic violence incident

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov has been suspended indefinitely from all club activities pending a formal investigation by the National Hockey League of an arrest this morning on charges of domestic violence.Voynov was arrested for allegedly violating California Penal Code section 273.5.The suspension was imposed under Section 18-A.5 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
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Anaheim Ducks goaltender Frederik Andersen earns NHL "Three Stars" honor

The Anaheim Ducks currently stand atop the Western Conference standings due in large part to the play of goaltender Frederik Andersen.  Today, Andersen was recognized for his outstanding performances this past week, as he, Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin, and Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending October 19.FREDERIK...
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NHL Week 2 Roundup: Early Surprises and Disappointments

We’re only two weeks in to the NHL season, and some of the league’s more passionate fans are already panicking. A few teams, specifically the Boston Bruins, New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, and Colorado Avalanche, have gotten off to relatively disappointing starts to their seasons. However, with each of these teams only playing five or six games, it would be wise for these...
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Calgary Flames Make T.J. Brodie Signing Official

Calgary, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed defenseman TJ Brodie to a five-year contract.  A native of Chatham, Ontario, Brodie has started the season with three goals and four assists for a six game point streak which is the longest in the NHL this season and a career high. His 176 minutes of ice time leads all players in the NHL and his seven points...
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Bandwagon Blackhawks Fans? Poll May Surprise You

Over the course of the last couple of days I have run various polls through social media asking Blackhawks fans who their favorite player was. Knowing the typical social media user is younger, the results were certainly surprising. Who Is Your Favorite Blackhawks Player? That questions was asked to Blackhawks fans through Facebook and Google+ and we received nearly 200 responses...
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Oilers' Ben Scrivens to wear special masks supporting mental health

Edmonton Oilers goaltender Ben Scrivens will be wearing some special masks this season to help raise awareness for mental health. Each mask will be designed by people living with schizophrenia. Scrivens will debut his first mask Monday night against the Tampa Bay Lightning. It was designed by Richard Boulet, an artist who lives with schizophrenia and works with the Schizophrenia...
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