Les nouvelles

  • An update on Zach Kassian's situation; Kassian will be out not only the Norway game, but also the Sweden game.  But after that, all is dandy for him to return!!  TSN
  • Injury update: Pittsburgh Penguins' Mike Comrie has successfully undergone hip surgery.  As a result, Comrie will be out 3-4 months.  Penguins
    • After leaving Tuesday's game against the Blues early, Jonathan Toews will be out for approximately 2 weeks with an upper-body injury.  Blackhawks
    • Okay, not an injury, but a suspension.  Philadelphia Flyers' Jody Shelley has been suspended 2-games for his sucker-punch to Andrew Alberts during Tuesday's game against the Canucks. 
    • New York Rangers' Erik Christensen suffered a lower-body injury in Wednesday's game against the New Jersey Devils.
    • For Team Canada in the World Juniors, Cody Eakin was a late scratch in the Norway game with an upper-body injury, Jaden Schwartz and Calvin de Haan out with lower-body injuries.
  • Internazionale president Massimo Moratti held a press conference to officially introduce new coach Leonardo Araújo.  Inter
  • A little gossip news now.  Roberto Luongo and his wife Gina have welcomed a bumbling baby boy earlier this morning!  Congratulations!! (Source Twitter [@VanCanucks & @sportsnetmurph])  
  • Sidney Crosby's scoring streak ends at an incredible 25 games!  The New York Islanders stopped everything that Crosby threw at them and kept him at the 11th spot in the history books for the longest point-streaks in the NHL.
  • Some sad news today.  Israeli football giant Avi Cohen has passed away after sufferring injuries after a motorcycle accident.  Prior his death, Cohen was in a coma for a week.  Cohen was 54 and was the first Israeli international to play in the Premier League.  Source
  • The Dallas Stars and Trevor Daley have come to an agreement for an extension.  Daley will stay with the Stars for 6 more years, where he will earn $19.8 million. Stars
  • Retirement news: veteran mixed martial artist Chuck Liddell has declared retirement from playing the aggressive and tolling sport.  But he's still here folks!  Liddell will be the UFC's executive vice-president for business development.  TSN

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