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9:49 AM ET Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby underwent surgery for a core muscle injury Thursday and is out a minimum of six weeks, the team announced. General manager Jim Rutherford said that the surgery was performed by Dr. William Meyers of the Vincera Institute in Philadelphia. The team said in a statement that Crosby
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3:54 PM ET Associated Press Roberto Luongo retired from the Florida Panthers. He just never left. And now the goaltender is officially part of the franchise again. Florida’s all-time leader in wins and shutouts has agreed to become a special adviser to general manager Dale Tallon, a move that has been in the works for
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11:13 PM ET ESPN News Services LOS ANGELES — Left winger Ilya Kovalchuk was a healthy scratch for the Los Angeles Kings against the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night, and general manager Rob Blake refused to say how long the veteran will be out of the lineup. Sportsnet Canada reported the team has informed Kovalchuk
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5:11 PM ET Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — The NHL suspended Columbus forward Nick Foligno for three games for a hit that leveled Colorado Avalanche forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare. The Department of Player Safety announced the penalty for the Blue Jackets’ captain on Monday. Foligno dropped Bellemare with the open-ice hit with his elbow to Bellemare’s
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3:28 PM ET Don Cherry, the iconic Canadian hockey commentator, has been fired by Sportsnet for his on-air remarks on Saturday that alleged that the country’s immigrants don’t properly honor fallen soldiers. Cherry, 85, used his “Coach’s Corner” segment on “Hockey Night In Canada” to criticize individuals who didn’t wear poppy pins leading up the
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2:30 PM ET Associated Press GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Arizona Coyotes have signed general manager John Chayka to a long-term contract extension. Terms of the deal announced Monday were not disclosed. Chayka has built the Coyotes into playoff contenders since becoming the youngest general manager in North American major sports history at 26 in 2017.
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12:41 PM ET Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby missed practice Monday and will not play against the New York Rangers on Tuesday in New York because of a lower-body injury. “Sid is continuing to be evaluated right now,” coach Mike Sullivan said. “I don’t have an update for you. He will not play against the
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