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Orange County Register

Orange County girls cross country athlete of the week: Costa Mesa’s Diane Molina

The Register’s girls cross country athlete of the week: Diane Molina Costa Mesa Molina finished fifth in Division 4 at the CIF-SS Finals with a time of 18:01. The sophomore battled sickness and a hamstring injury suffered early in the race to qualify for the CIF State meet as an individual.

Boucher says Borowiecki has concussion after hit from Smith

Guy Boucher talks about Mark Borowiecki’s injury after being hit into the boards by Brendan Smith.

Orange County Register

Charles Manson dead at 83

Mass murder Charles Manson, 83, died of natural causes at 8:13 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 19, at a Kern County hospital, according to officials at the California Department of Corrections. Manson was in a Bakersfield hospital, though the severity of his condition is unclear, it was reported Wednesday. In January, Manson, 83, was rushed to […]

ESPN

Stars' Methot out 4-6 weeks after knee surgery

Stars' Methot out 4-6 weeks after knee surgery

Orange County Register

A ‘thankful’ Cam Fowler glad that his return to Ducks is in sight

Cam Fowler could return to the Ducks' lineup next week after sustaining a gruesome knee injury against Montreal on Oct. 20

Grand Rapids Press

Danny DeKeyser returns to Red Wings' lineup Sunday

Defenseman has missed 17 games with an ankle injury.

Orange County Register

Two men accused of killing driver during Whittier street race

Natalie Volkoff was driving her son when a car that was racing another car crashed into her vehicle on Dec. 16, 2016, in Whittier. She died later at a hospital. Her son was injured.

Orange County Register

Notorious Mafia ‘boss of bosses’ Toto Riina dead at 87

MILAN -Mafia 'boss of bosses' Salvatore 'Toto' Riina died early Friday in a hospital while serving multiple life sentences.

Orange County Register

Hobbled during the week, Rams return to almost full health before Vikings showdown

THOUSAND OAKS — Whatever magical injury elixir the Rams have cooked up at their Cal Lutheran headquarters, it seems to have worked for another week. Shockingly healthy all season, the Rams had several important players sidelined during early-week practices, but almost all returned to full participation Friday morning and are expected to play Sunday at […]

FOX Sports

Sabres prospect Nylander set to play after missing 2 months

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Sabres prospect Alexander Nylander is set to make his minor-league season debut after missing two months with a lower body injury.

FOX Sports

Leafs star Auston Matthews to miss 4th game with injury

TORONTO (AP) Injured Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews will miss his fourth straight game when Toronto hosts the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night.

Orange County Register

Essay: Illusions While Dying

In the hospital one afternoon, after unsuccessful surgery to remove her tumor, my mother drifted in and out of sleep. I sat on a sofa in her room with light from the window streaming in as I read email. My mother began talking to someone. I looked up. My mother was an attorney. She dealt in […]

Predators bring smiles to children's hospital

The Nashville Predators have made a tremendous effort to bring smiles to kids at the local children's hospital in Nashville.

FOX Sports

Canadiens aim to take advantage of sputtering Coyotes (Nov 16, 2017)

MONTREAL -- The Canadiens struggled mightily in the first few weeks of the 2017-18 season, but the club seems to have hit its stride as of late and is playing some solid hockey despite facing significant injury setbacks.

FOX Sports

Auston Matthews practices, might return against Devils

TORONTO (AP) Toronto forward Auston Matthews practiced Wednesday for the first time since sustaining an upper-body injury eight days ago, and could be back in the lineup when the Maple Leafs host the New Jersey Devils.

Flames sigh of relief as Smith injury likely not serious

HC at Noon discussion on Calgary Flames goalie Mike Smith leaving Monday's game with injury, but the fact that he came back to sit on the bench was very encouraging.

Grand Rapids Press

Red Wings' Danny DeKeyser closer to returning to lineup

Defenseman has been out since Oct. 10 due to an ankle injury.

ESPN

Flyers' Patrick nearing return from concussion

Flyers' Patrick nearing return from concussion

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Nolan Patrick expected to practice with Flyers on Monday

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Flyers rookie Nolan Patrick is nearing a return from a lengthy absence due to a suspected concussion.

Orange County Register

Adult near Lake Forest airlifted to hospital; teens caught in rough surf in Newport Beach helped by off-duty lifeguard

There was a pair of rescues in Orange County on Saturday, Nov. 11. In one, an adult was airlifted to an Orange County trauma center after a medical emergency in the Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park near Lake Forest, the Orange County Fire Authority said. The call came at 10:46 a.m., said OCFA Capt. Alan Wilkes. […]

FOX Sports

Lindgren gets another start as Canadiens host Sabres (Nov 11, 2017)

MONTREAL -- With injuries to goaltenders Carey Price and backup Al Montoya, Charlie Lindgren will get his fourth straight start for the Montreal Canadiens when they face the Buffalo Sabres at Bell Centre on Saturday.

Orange County Register

Injury-plagued Ducks don’t rule out seeking help via trades

His team is hit with a slew of injuries unlike anything he’s ever seen in his four decades in the league, General Manager Bob Murray considering all options.

Orange County Register

Robert Quinn is ‘doubtful’ for Sunday, in a rare bit of bad injury news for Rams

Rams staff praises training and conditioning personnel (and luck) for keeping players healthy on way to 6-2 start to season.

FOX Sports

Ducks host road-hot Canucks amidst plethora of injuries

The injuries continue to pile up for the Anaheim Ducks. So do road victories for the Vancouver Canucks.

FOX Sports

Banged-up Ducks host road-hot Canucks (Nov 09, 2017)

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The injuries continue to pile up for the Anaheim Ducks. So do road victories for the Vancouver Canucks.

Orange County Register

Clippers send Patrick Beverley back to L.A. with knee injury

The hits keep coming for the Clippers. The team said Thursday that shooting guard Patrick Beverley returned to Los Angeles.

ESPN

Blues' Fabbri undergoes left knee surgery

Blues' Fabbri undergoes left knee surgery

FOX Sports

Penguins spoil Tocchet's return in 3-1 victory over Coyotes (Nov 07, 2017)

PITTSBURGH (AP) Justin Schultz scored in his return from a concussion, Matt Murray stopped 24 shots and the Pittsburgh Penguins had little trouble with the Arizona Coyotes in a 3-1 win Tuesday night.

San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Sharks: “Hockey Fights Cancer Awareness Month”

San Jose Sharks players — goaltender Martin Jones and defenseman Dylan DeMelo — distribute JoyJars, plastic jars filled with toys and other goodies as part of “Hockey Fights Cancer Awareness Month” in the pediatric patients’ unit at Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Santa Clara, Calif. on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. (Josie Lepé/Bay Area News Group)

Orange County Register

Ducks Gameday: Freeway Faceoff with Kings gets kicked off Tuesday

ANAHEIM – The Ducks and Kings will meet for the 132nd time in the regular season when the Southern California rivals face off at Honda Center Tuesday night. Much of the storylines around the Ducks have centered on their litany of injuries to top players. The latest report came today when Ducks GM Bob Murray […]

FOX Sports

Leafs' Matthews to miss game vs Wild with upper-body injury

TORONTO (AP) The Maple Leafs will be without star center Auston Matthews when they host the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday night.