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NHL Suspends John Moore Five Games

Rangers defenseman John Moore has been suspended five games for his hit on Wild center Erik Haula on Monday night, the NHL's Department of Player Safety announced.

Via ESPN.com


Hossa Records 1,000th Point In Hawks' Win

Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa had a memorable night in the city where his NHL career began.

Hossa had a goal and an assist in the Blackhawks' 5-4 shootout win over the Senators, reaching two milestones where he got his start back in 1997. 

Hossa's goal with 6:10 left was his 1,000th career point and it came in his 1,100th NHL game.

Via ESPN.com


Gordie Howe Suffers Serious Stroke

Hockey great Gordie Howe, 86, suffered a serious stroke Sunday and has lost some function on the right side of his body and has difficulty speaking, his daughter, Cathy Purnell, confirmed to ESPN.com.

Via ESPN.com



NHL Suspends Sharks' Scott Two Games

Sharks forward John Scott has been suspended two games for his role in a fight with the Ducks' Tim Jackman.

The NHL announced the suspension on Monday, according to an ESPN.com report.

Via ESPN.com


NHL Names Carter, Scrivens, Nielsen 'Three Stars'

Kings center Jeff Carter, Oilers goaltender Ben Scrivens and Islanders center Frans Nielsen have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending Oct. 26.

FIRST STAR – JEFF CARTER, C, LOS ANGELES KINGS

Carter tied for the League lead with six points (2-4—6) in two outings to help the Kings (6-1-1, 13 points) complete a perfect six-game homestand for the first time in franchise history.

SECOND STAR – BEN SCRIVENS, G, EDMONTON OILERS

Scrivens posted a 3-0-0 record with a 2.33 goals-against average and .920 save percentage to lead the Oilers (3-4-1, 7 points) to their first three-game winning streak since Jan. 26-29.

THIRD STAR – FRANS NIELSEN, C, NEW YORK ISLANDERS

Nielsen tied for the League lead with four goals in three games to power the Islanders (6-2-0, 12 points) to a pair of victories, helping the team match its best eight-game start in the last 31 years (2001-02: 6-0-1-1). 

Via Press Release


Hawks Lose Carcillo For Two-Plus Weeks

Blackhawks forward Daniel Carcillo will miss two-plus weeks due to a lower-body injury he suffered during a 3-2 loss to the Blues on Saturday, coach Joel Quenneville said after the game.

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Patrice Bergeron Earns 500th Point

Patrice Bergeron earned his 500th point on the first of two assists, and Tuukka Rask maintained his mastery over Toronto as the Bruins beat the Maple Leafs 4-1 on Saturday night, according to an ESPN.com report.

Via ESPN.com


Bruins' Chara Has Ligament Damage

Bruins captain Zdeno Chara suffered ligament damage to his knee and is expected to miss four to six weeks, a source confirmed to ESPNBoston.com.

Chara might need surgery, the source said. He suffered the injury in the first period of Thursday's loss to the Islanders and did not return to the game. Afterward, Bruins coach Claude Julien did not have an update on Chara's condition.

"No, no report yet," Julien said. "I haven't even 

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Attorney: Slava Voynov Never Hit Girlfriend

Slava Voynov's attorney says the Kings' defenseman never hit his girlfriend, and he blames Voynov's arrest on a misunderstanding partly caused by the couple's limited English. 

Craig Renetzky is hopeful the NHL will end Voynov's indefinite suspension after reviewing the events that led to Voynov's arrest at a hospital near his home.

"From everything they've both said to me, this didn't amount to a crime," Renetzky said. "I think when the police understand what happened, their impression will be quite different."

Via ESPN.com


Leafs-Senators Game Postponed After Ottawa Shootings

A terrifying situation in the city of Ottawa has resulted in Wednesday night's NHL game between the Maple Leafs and the Senators being postponed.

A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country's capital was shot to death Wednesday, and gunfire then erupted inside Parliament, authorities said.

Via ESPN.com