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Avalanche defenceman Erik Johnson sidelined 3-to-8 weeks with k…

Avalanche defenceman Erik Johnson sidelined 3-to-8 weeks with knee injury

NHL.com Updated 15 hours ago
DENVER - The Colorado Avalanche will be without top defenceman Erik Johnson for three to eight weeks due to a knee injury. Avalanche coach Patrick Roy said the team received the update on Johnson after he had a scope Monday. Roy was "disappoi...
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  • Avs D Johnson out 3-8 weeks for knee injury

    Avs D Johnson out 3-8 weeks for knee injury

    ESPN.com 13 hours ago
    The Colorado Avalanche will be without top defenseman Erik Johnson for three to eight weeks due to a knee injury.
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  • Crosby out for Jets game; Letang could play

    Crosby out for Jets game; Letang could play

    ESPN.com 15 hours ago
    Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby will miss Tuesday night's game against Winnipeg after undergoing treatment for a lower-body injury.
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  • Wild send Kuemper to AHL for conditioning

    Wild send Kuemper to AHL for conditioning

    ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    The Minnesota Wild have assigned goalie Darcy Kuemper to their AHL affiliate for a conditioning assignment.
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  • Blue Jackets, Islanders lose Sergei Bobrovsky, Kyle Okposo to i…

    Blue Jackets, Islanders lose Sergei Bobrovsky, Kyle Okposo to injury

    yahoo.com 17 hours ago
    Sergei Bobrovsky was forced to pull out of the NHL All-Star Game last week after he suffered a groin injury during a loss to the Winnipeg Jets. And now that the weekend is over and players are returning to their teams, we’ve learned that this season for…
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  • Edmonton's Nugent-Hopkins and Nashville's Filip Forsberg picked…

    Edmonton's Nugent-Hopkins and Nashville's Filip Forsberg picked last in NHL All-Star Draft

    NHL.com 17 hours ago
    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins didn't have to wait this long the last time he was drafted. Nashville Predators rookie forward Filip Forsberg suddenly has another new car to go with the Jaguar he just bought two week...
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  • Rumor Roundup: What to watch as trade deadline draws near

    Rumor Roundup: What to watch as trade deadline draws near

    thehockeynews.com 22 hours ago
    With the 2015 NHL All-Star Game now history and teams returning to action on Tuesday, the focus shifts toward the approaching NHL trade deadline on March 2. It’s expected trade activity will increase over the next five weeks as more clubs fall out of pl…
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  • Johansen, Karlsson and Parise named stars of week

    Johansen, Karlsson and Parise named stars of week

    NHL.com ESPN.com 22 hours ago
    NEW YORK – Columbus Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen, Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson and Minnesota Wild left wing Zach Parise have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Jan. 25. FIRST STAR – RYAN JOHANSEN, C, COLUMBU...
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  • Outstanding saves by Crawford, Elliott best plays from All-Star…

    Outstanding saves by Crawford, Elliott best plays from All-Star Game

    thehockeynews.com Jan 26 (yesterday)
    Who would have thought that the two best plays from the NHL’s All-Star Game would have come from the goaltenders? In a game with that much talent, it’s usually the snipers who are putting on a clinic. Alas, it was stops by Chicago Blackhawks netminder C…
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  • Tavares, Voracek enjoy record-tying All-Star nights despite mis…

    Tavares, Voracek enjoy record-tying All-Star nights despite missing out on MVP

    yahoo.com Jan 25 (yesterday)
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — We need a recount! Just as Latvians and Chicago Blackhawks fans voted in droves for the NHL All-Star Game starting six, Columbus Blue Jackets fans inside Nationwide Arena on Sunday did the same for Ryan Johansen. Even though Johansen an…
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  • 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Game post-game notes

    2015 Honda NHL All-Star Game post-game notes

    NHL.com yahoo.com Jan 25 (yesterday)
    TEAM TOEWS TRIUMPHS IN HIGHEST-SCORING NHL ALL-STAR GAME Team Toews, under team captain Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks, scored a record-setting goal total in a 17-12 win over Team Foligno, led by Nick Foligno of the host Columbus Bl...
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  • Here are 10 storylines to watch the rest of the way

    Here are 10 storylines to watch the rest of the way

    thehockeynews.com Jan 25 (yesterday)
    COLUMBUS – Well, that was some “showcase of skill” wasn’t it? Unless of course, you consider bodychecking, backchecking, stopping pucks and skating hard for pucks to be valuable skills. There’s a good chance that you’ve forgotten whether Team Toews or T…
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  • Video - Team Toews Tops Team Foligno 01:50

    Team Toews Tops Team Foligno

    Jan 25
    John Tavares scored four goals and Team Toews beat Team Foligno 17-12 to win the NHL All-Star Game.
  • Video - Tarasenko Interviews Shattenkirk 01:31

    Tarasenko Interviews Shattenkirk

    Jan 23
    Vladimir Tarasenko asked the hard-hitting questions of his Blues teammate Kevin Shattenkirk at the All-Star Game.
  • Video - Ryan Suter Enjoying Second All-Star Game 01:48

    Ryan Suter Enjoying Second All-Star Game

    Jan 23
    Minnesota Wild defenseman Ryan Suter is trying just not to get embarrassed at the All-Star Game, well-known for its lack of defense.
  • Video - NHL All-Star Preview 03:33

    NHL All-Star Preview

    Jan 22
    Scott Burnside and Craig Custance look ahead to the NHL All-Star Game.

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