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Anaheim Calling

Cam Fowler out Indefinitely with Facial Fractures

The defenseman took a puck to the face on Monday night The Anaheim Ducks announced Wednesday night that defenseman Cam Fowler would undergo surgery to repair fractures involving his orbital bone, cheekbone, and upper jaw none. Injury Update:Cam Fowler was struck in the face with a puck on Monday night. A CT scan revealed a complex right facial fracture involving the orbital bone, cheekbone and upper jaw bone. He will have surgery Friday, after which his expected absence will be known and announced.— Anaheim Ducks (@AnaheimDucks) November 15, 2018 As stated in the tweet, the surgery...

New York Daily News

Texas woman on life support after going to Mexico for plastic surgery

A Dallas real estate agent who went to Mexico for a discount nose job last month ended up in a coma after complications from the plastic surgery. Laura Avila, 36, traveled to Juarez with her fiancé, Enrique Cruz, in late October for the rhinoplasty, her sister wrote on a GoFundMe page. At some...

OC Register

Ducks lose Cam Fowler to surgery and then the game to the Golden Knights

A 5-0 loss to Vegas comes after the announcement that the Ducks' All-Star defenseman will have a procedure to mend multiple fractures suffered when a puck struck him in the face Monday.

OC Register

Ducks defenseman Cam Fowler to undergo facial surgery on Friday

A CT scan revealed he suffered a complex fracture that involved the orbital bone, cheekbone and upper jaw bone when he was struck by a puck on the right side of his face in Monday's victory over Nashville.


Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov leaves game vs. Jets with injury

Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov left Wednesday’s game against the Winnipeg Jets after sustaining an upper-body injury. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

OC Register

Coach Randy Carlyle: Injuries to blame for the Ducks’ offensive struggles this season

Their 42 goals scored in the run of play (non-shootout goals) going into Wednesday were eight better than the Kings’ staggering NHL-low total of only 34 and one fewer than the 29th-ranked Vegas Golden Knights’ tally of 43.

Stanley Cup of Chowder

Zdeno Chara left last night’s game early with ugly knee injury

This might be catastrophically bad. This game took a direct hit to the groinal region when the Bruins lost their #1 defensemen in the 2nd period of tonight's contest. UPDATE: Zdeno Chara (lower body) will not return to tonight's game.— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) November 15, 2018 The play was...not specifically hard to pin down, as the internet found it quickly. And here it is. Not for the squeamish. Might be the play where Chara went down with an injury. Not a good look on that knee. pic.twitter.com/EuYblCreVX— Conor Ryan (@ConorRyan_93) November 15,...

Last Word on Hockey

Washington Capitals Evgeny Kuznetsov Injured

Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov left Wednesday night's game against the Winnipeg Jets with an upper-body injury. The team announced he would be re-evaluated on Thursday. Capitals Lose Evgeny Kuznetsov The injury occurred midway through the first period after receiving a hit to the head from Jets forward Brandon Tanev. Tanev received a two-minute minor for an illegal check to the head. Kuznetsov took a shift on the powervplay after the hit but left shortly after and did not return. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whySs8MgvjM Tanev raises his arm up as he's looking to finish a...


Bruins Notes: Zdeno Chara’s Lower Body Injury Leaves Boston’s Defense In Lurch

The Boston Bruins’ blue line took another hit Wednesday night at Pepsi Center. Late in the first period against the... Read More »


University of Manitoba coach serves as backup for Capitals

Washington starter Braden Holtby was a late-day scratch with an undisclosed upper-body injury so the Capitals needed someone to back up goalie Pheonix Copley. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

Calgary Sun

Return delayed for Flames rookie Dube

The Calgary Flames figure Dillon Dube needs one more night off. The rookie forward is no longer feeling the effects of a head injury, but the initial plan — that he would return to the lineup for Thursday’s home clash with the Montreal Canadiens — changed after head coach Bill Peters noticed a “drop-off” in […]

Causeway Crowd

The Boston Bruins Need to Make Room for the Future

Trade rumors are starting to rumble as the Bruins face uncertainty in key areas due to injury, inconsistent play, and a mysterious leave of absence by Tuukka Rask, but top priority should be securing the Bs’ future. Brandon Carlo, Ryan Donato, Danton Heinen, Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson, and Charlie McAvoy will all need new contracts after their […] The Boston Bruins Need to Make Room for the Future - Causeway Crowd - Causeway Crowd - A Boston Bruins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More


Sidney Crosby being “evaluated” for an upper body injury

Oh noo Nine of the worst words assembled in the English language today were uttered by coach Mike Sullivan. Coach Sullivan: “Sid is being evaluated for an upper-body injury.”— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) November 14, 2018 Obviously an “upper body injury” could mean just about anything, but when it’s Sidney Crosby is only really means is it a concussion or not? And as of yet, we wait and see. I did recall at one point of the game last night (forget when of course) it looked liked Crosby got hit and his head/neck kinda whipped around a bit. But he showed no sign of...

The Canuck Way

Vancouver Canucks: Injuries, healthy scratches and consecutive starts

Travis Green had some updates on Vancouver Canucks injuries. Despite the opportunity afforded by injuries, Brendan Gaunce still can’t get into the lineup and are too many consecutive starts affecting Jacob Markstrom? Before yesterday’s game in Brooklyn, Vancouver Canucks head coach Travis Green spoke with the media about his goaltending situation and a pair of […] Vancouver Canucks: Injuries, healthy scratches and consecutive starts - The Canuck Way - The Canuck Way - A Vancouver Canucks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More


Stars continue search for depth as injuries arise among forwards, defensemen

FRISCO -- Without another injured player, the Stars are searching for depth again.Stars forward Devin Shore will likely miss the next 10 days with a lower-body injury suffered in Monday's loss to Columbus, a timeline consistent with what coach Jim Montgomery relayed after the game."It's pretty much what we thought," Montgomery said after practice on Wednesday. "It's somewhere between a week to two weeks, probably looking at 10 days max."Shore was hurt in the first period after an awkward fall in the corner and did not return for the rest of the game, interrupting a potential breakout season...

CBC News

Sidney Crosby skips practice with 'upper body injury'

Penguins star Sidney Crosby skipped practice on Wednesday, fueling speculation about the nature of his injury.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sidney Crosby misses practice with an upper-body injury

Penguins star Sidney Crosby has an upper-body injury, putting in question his status for Thursday’s game against the Lightning.


Penguins’ Sidney Crosby being evaluated for upper-body injury

Sidney Crosby is being evaluated for an upper-body injury according to Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.


Canucks quarter mark report: How sustainable is this surprising start?

The Vancouver Canucks have surprised everyone by sitting in a playoff spot one-quarter of the way through their season. But injuries have hit and team’s are beginning to focus in on Elias Pettersson more and more, so is this a mirage or can the team keep it up? There has been more good than bad so far. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

Eyes On The Prize

Canadiens recall Nikita Scherbak from conditioning loan

The young winger should join the team again shortly. With a two week conditioning stint with the Laval Rocket wrapped up, the Montreal Canadiens have recalled forward Nikita Scherbak in the midst of their Western Canadian road trip, but he will not be joining the team as he deals with a lower-body injury. The Canadiens announced that Nikita Scherbak has been recalled from Laval (end of his conditioning period). Scherbak will not join the team in Calgary, but will remain in Montreal to get treatment for a lower-body injury.#GoHabsGo— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) November 14,...


Valeri Nichuskin is a development success, even as a 3rd line winger

When Valeri Nichushkin left for the KHL many fans were frustrated to see such a talented player putting in time from the early prime years of his career across the ocean. This is a player that came to Dallas with the promise of a top ten pick as an 18 year old who then put up respectable numbers in that rookie season.His second season was derailed by injuries among other issues. When Nichushkin headed back to the KHL, Jim Nill had an optimistic view of the situation as he told Sean Shapiro"The good news is he's 21 years of age, he's going to play over there and keep developing. I just hope we...

Birds' Eye View | Philadelphia Inquirer

James van Riemsdyk appears set to return, should boost Flyers power play

After missing 16 games with a knee injury, the left winger apparently will return to the lineup Thursday.

Big Easy Mafia

Sidney Crosby evaluated for upper-body injury, status unclear for Thursday's game

The Penguins' locker room had a decidedly different look after practice Wednesday, and not just because popular left wing Carl Hagelin was traded to the ...


Golden Knights centre Erik Haula considered ‘month-to-month’

Don’t expect to see Erik Haula back in the Vegas Golden Knights lineup anytime soon. The forward is dealing with a lower-body injury. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

Knights On Ice

Betting Spotlight: Low-scoring affair expected in division tilt between Knights and Ducks

There could be some milestones tonight. They might be hard to come by with a low count of goals. By W.G. Ramirez The Vegas Golden Knights return home for a pair of games, before leaving again, and they’ll do so without a key member of the second line. Erik Haula is out “month-to-month” according to coach Gerard Gallant. Haula was placed on injured reserve Tuesday with a lower body injury, retroactive to Nov. 6 when he driven into the boards near center ice by Toronto Maple Leafs forward Patrick Marleau. And, so, the beat goes on. The beat, being, the same tune Vegas has been humming...

Bruins open up about taking on Canucks and Winter Classic Jerseys

In today's Nissan Morning Drive, Bruce Cassidy gives an update on Charlie McAvoy's injury and Brad Marchand talks about the release of the Winter Classic Jerseys and taking on the Canucks tonight at TD Garden.

Nissan Morning Drive: Bruins Welcome Back Torey Krug, Face Flyers Thursday

The Boston Bruins battled a plethora of injuries during their four-game road trip through Canada. Their 1-3 record during the trip was tough to swallow but good news came Thursday when defenseman Torey Krug skated with the full squad for the first time si

Bruins Now: What you missed while watching the World Series

In this week's episode of Bruins Now, NESN.com's Michaela Vernava walks you through the Bruins road trip to Canada, who we could see coming off injury soon and everything else in between while fans were watching the World Series.