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Bruins and Coyotes make minor deal!

TSN.CA REPORTS THE PHOENIX COYOTES HAVE DEALT GOALIE PHILLIPE SAUVE TO THE BOSTON BRUINS FOR CENTRE TYLER REDENBACH.

Bourque could miss 6 weeks after surgery

Chicago Blackhawks forward Rene Bourque is expected to miss three to six weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a deep laceration on his neck.

Bourque was injured Sunday night in Chicago’s 1-0 win over Columbus when he was cut in the neck by the skate blade of Blue Jackets’ right wing Nikolai Zherdev’s during a pileup in the Blackhawks’ crease.

Bourque was taken to the University of Chicago Hospital where he had surgery. The team said he might be released Monday or Tuesday.

The second-year player has four goals and four assists in 16 games.

Waiver Whirlwind for B's

Bruins recall Tenkrat, Assign Brookbank and Hoggan to Providence: Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli announced today that the club has recalled right winger Petr Tenkrat from the Providence Bruins of the AHL, and has assigned Wade Brookbank and Jeff Hoggan to the Providence Bruins.

Also, according to the Boston Herald: “Meanwhile, rumors have Brad Stuart going to the Islanders for defenseman Alexei Zhitnik. Defenseman Paul Mara’s name also has churned on the rumor mill. ”

Bruins close to acquire a goalie?

”The Bruins have assigned goaltender Hannu Toivonen to the minors. No goalie has been recalled, prompting speculation that Boston is close to acquiring netminder Evgeni Nabokov from the San Jose Sharks.”

-Source: TSN

Former 'Canes star Ron Francis joins club as director of player development

Former Carolina captain Ron Francis is joining the Hurricanes front office.

The team named him director of player development Friday.

Francis, the NHL’s second all-time leading scorer, will work with and assess players in the club’s system and report to director of pro scouting Marshall Johnston.

Trade in the Works for Chicago/NYR?

Larry Brooks has reported that the Rangers and Blackhawks are discussing a deal that would involve Jassen Cullimore and Petr Prucha.

Staal in, Letang out

Ray Shero has annoounced that the Penguins will keep Jordan Staal with the team this season. He has also announced that Kris Letang will be sent back to his junior team, Val d’Or of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

What's goin on in Philly?

Another blowout. the final score in the game against Pittsurgh was 8-2. What is the problem?

Is Samsonov drawing the line in Montreal?

According to the Boston Globe: ”Abbott fell short of saying he has asked Montreal management to find his client a new home — new home as in different city rather than different line. However, it took very little reading between the lines to figure out that Samsonov would prefer to be dealt.”

The EA Curse?

The 2006-2007 season is upon us, which also means that the new NHL07 from EA sports has also hit the stands at your local video and gaming stores, bringing with it the EA curse.

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