CHICAGO – Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford has been ruled out for Wednesday’s game against St. Louis because of a lower-body injury. Coach Joel Quenneville says Crawford sustained the injury off the ice. Crawford was being evaluated on Tu… Powered by WPeMatico

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BUFFALO — If you’ve noticed Buffalo Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons at the top of the voting for the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Game, it’s no mistake. The Sabres forward is the leading vote-getter for the All-Star Game in Columbus. He’s tied fo… Powered by WPeMatico

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The Winnipeg Jets announced they have recalled defenceman Ben Chiarot from the St. John’s IceCaps of the American Hockey League. The Winnipeg Jets also announced they have placed defenceman Toby Enstrom on IR retroactive to Nov. 23, 2014. Chiar… Powered by WPeMatico

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ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Anaheim Ducks have reassigned centre Rickard Rakell and defenceman Jesse Blacker to their AHL affiliate in Norfolk. The Ducks announced the moves Tuesday. The 21-year-old Rakell has struggled offensively after making … Powered by WPeMatico

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BUFFALO, N.Y. – Buffalo Sabres defenceman Josh Gorges has been activated off the injured reserve list after missing seven games with a knee injury. The move was announced Tuesday, before the Sabres’ home game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. … Powered by WPeMatico

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NEW YORK — Buffalo Sabres center Zemgus Girgensons is the top vote-getter after two weeks of voting in the 2015 NHL All-Star Fan Vote presented by SiriusXM with 399,356 total votes. Last week’s leader, Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban, … Powered by WPeMatico

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Hockey legend Gordie Howe was hospitalized Monday after possibly having another stroke, MLive.com reported Tuesday. “We are awaiting test results at this time to determine whether he has had a new stroke,” Murray Howe, Gordie’s son, said in a t… Powered by WPeMatico

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The Boston Celtics’ season to date has involved a bit of Dr. Jekyll and a lot of Mr. Hyde. The Celtics’ young squad has shown flashes of promise to start the 2014-15 season. Boston entered Tuesday night’s game averaging 103.4 points per game, good for 10th in the NBA, and ranks second in the league …

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Michigan has a long, storied history of winning football games. Brady Hoke hasn’t upheld that tradition recently, and now he’s out of a job. Michigan interim athletic director Jim Hackett announced Tuesday that the school has fired Hoke as head coach of the Wolverines. According to Hackett, the search for a new head coach will …

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Alabama-Birmingham’s football was on the rise this season, but as of Tuesday, the team is no more. UAB president Ray Watts met with athletes and students to announce that the school was shutting down its football program. The university used the results of a consulting firm’s campus-wide study to make the decision. “The fiscal realities …

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