Monthly Archives: January 2012

Ovechkin Suspended For Charging

The NHL has suspended Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin for three games for charging Penguins defenseman Zbynek Michalek.  The incident occurred 4:05 into the second period of Sunday’s afternoon matinee between the Penguins and Capitals.  A video of the charge can … Continue reading

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Columbus Signs Brett Lebda

The Columbus Blue Jackets announced they have signed Brett Lebda to a 1 year deal. Lebda, a six year NHL veteran, has played for both the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs franchises.  In 367 career games, Lebda has … Continue reading

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Live In-Game Blog: Boston at Tampa Bay

Lightning – 5, Bruins –3. 0:00: Lightning win 5-3. 0:20: Lightning Score!  Stamkos nets his 31st of the season to increase his league lead.  He puts it into the empty net from inside his blueline.  Assist to Lecavalier. 0:26: Great … Continue reading

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Live In Game Blog Preview: Boston at Tampa Bay

This rematch of last season’s Eastern Conference Finals couldn’t showcase two teams moving in opposite directions.  The Boston Bruins, fresh off of winning the Stanley Cup, are atop the Eastern Conference this season.  On the contrary, injuries have affected the … Continue reading

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Green to have Abdominal Surgery, Out 4-6 Weeks

Washington Capital’s defenseman, Mike Green, will miss the next four to six weeks with an abdominal injury that requires surgery.  The surgery is scheduled for January 17th.  This follows being placed on the long-term injured reserve next week which frees … Continue reading

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Sports Hernia Ends DiPietro’s Season

Rick DiPietro learned that his season was over today as he will need to have sports hernia surgery.  He has been out since December 3rd, when he suffered a groin injury in a game versus the Dallas Stars.  The injury … Continue reading

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Carcillo’s Season Done After ACL Tear

Daniel Carcillo will undergo Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstructive surgery on his left knee next week.  Carcillo injured himself boarding Oilers defenseman Tom Gilbert on January 2nd.  A seven game suspension was handed out by Brendan Shanahan on this play.  Carcillo’s … Continue reading

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