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Alexei Kovalev returns to Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins, the very definition of the walking skating wounded, have obtained winger Alexei Kovalev from the Ottawa Senators for a conditional seventh-round draft pick this summer. Kovalev, who was with the Penguins from 1998-99 through 2002-03, has 426...

By Cindy Boren  | February 24, 2011; 2:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Bruins, Canadiens brawl or ... we're gonna need a bigger penalty box

There's a hockey game -- one in which 14 goals were scored by the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins -- in here somewhere, along with a goalie fight and standing-room only in the sin bin. Oh, and the Bruins...

By Cindy Boren  | February 10, 2011; 10:17 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Malkin to have surgery, is expected to be ready by September

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin will have surgery Thursday to repair the anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments he tore in his right knee Friday. Penguins General Manager Ray Shero said that rehab will take six months and that...

By Cindy Boren  | February 9, 2011; 2:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Penguins center Evgeni Malkin suffers torn ACL, MCL

Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin tore his medial collateral and anterior cruciate ligaments in a collision with Buffalo Sabres defenseman Tyler Myers on Friday night. "Evgeni Malkin had an MRI this morning," Coach Dan Bylsma said, via the Associated...

By Cindy Boren  | February 5, 2011; 2:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
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When NHL goalies fight, everybody wins

Goalie fight! Really, is there anything more to be said? Purists will carp that it would have been better if the Pittsburgh guy (Brent Johnson) hadn't scored a TKO and then either apologized or tried to resuscitate Rick DiPietro, but...

By Cindy Boren  | February 3, 2011; 7:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Alexander Semin signs one-year extension with Capitals

The Capitals have signed right wing Alexander Semin to a one-year contract extension, the team has announced. The deal reportedly is worth $6.7 million. Semin, 26, has 18 goals and 17 assists in 39 games. He is tied for the...

By Cindy Boren  | January 27, 2011; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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