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Pittsburgh Rolling Without Crosby And Malkin

Evgeni Malkin has missed the Penguins' last two games with a sore knee

Evgeni Malkin has missed the Penguins' last two games with a sore knee

The Bulletin Board keeps you abreast of the latest news around the NHL Monday-Friday.

- The Pittsburgh Penguins are already without Sidney Crosby, but now Evgeni Malkin is having injury issues again.  Malkin has been held out of the Penguins’ last couple of games with a sore knee.  It’s the same one that has been operated on in the past, but the injury is not considered serious and Malkin is day-to-day.

- Pittsburgh keeps right on rolling though; the Penguins are now 3-0-1 after beating the Florida Panthers 4-2 last night.  Super pest Matt Cooke picked up his third goal of the year, tied for the league lead with Anze Kopitar, Phil Kessel and Jason Chimera.  Pittsburgh now has seven points on the season; no other team has more than four.

- Division realignment continues to be a hot topic.  The latest word is that Detroit could swap places with Winnipeg in the Southeast Division.  There have been many more extensive scenarios discussed, but this would be the simplest fix.

- Injuries are mounting up for the Montreal Canadiens.  The team has already lost Chris Campoli for months and now Michael Cammalleri is out for the next 10-to-14 days and Jaroslav Spacek will miss the next two-to-three weeks.

- Kyle Turris wants out of Phoenix.

- There hasn’t been much talk about the Dallas Stars moving, but if new ownership doesn’t find a way to fill American Airlines Center that might become a possibility.  Dallas drew just 6,306 on Monday night.

- There are three games on the slate tonight: Colorado @ Columbus, Vancouver @ Philadelphia and Boston @ Carolina.  Unfortunately, the heavyweight match between the Canucks and Flyers won’t be on TV, but you can see Bruins/Hurricanes at 7:30 ET on Versus.

- Here’s Elliotte Friedman’s weekly column, “30 Thoughts.”


Past editions of the Bulletin Board:

9/21/11 - 2011 First-Round Draft Picks Shine In Preseason Action >

9/22/11 - Jody Shelley Delivers First Controversial Hit of 2011 Season >

9/23/11 - Shanahan Impresses As New NHL Disciplinarian >

9/26/11 – Sidney Crosby Participates In “Controlled Scrimmage” >

9/27/11 – Montreal Signs Chris Campoli >

9/28/11 – Top 2011 Draft Picks Shine In Preseason Action >

9/29/11 – Sestito Suspended Four Games For Hit On Deveaux >

9/30/11 – Kings Lock Doughty Up With Huge Deal >

10/3/11 – Former Rangers’ Prospects Grachev And Horak Make NHL Clubs >

10/4/11 – Steve Valiquette Is The New Goalie Coach At Quinnipiac University >

10/5/11 – Waiving Of Avery Could Wreak Havoc On The Stars’ Salary Cap Situation >

10/6/11 – Hockey Is Back >

10/7/11 – Jagr Picks Up Point #1,600 In Flyers’ Season-Opening Victory >

10/10/11 – Early Goalie Controversy In Washington? >

10/11/11 Prospal Scores Again For Columbus >

10/12/11 – Pittsburgh Rolling Without Crosby And Malkin >


Click here for our full 2011-2012 Season Archive >

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Posted by Kevin Baumer | October 12, 2011 at 10:40 am

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