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Corey Perry out Week-to-Week with a Knee Injury

ST. LOUIS, MO – NOVEMBER 29: Anaheim Ducks rightwing Corey Perry (10) during a NHL game between the Anaheim Ducks and the St. Louis Blues on November 29, 2017, at Scottrade Center, St. Louis, MO. Anaheim won, 3-2. (Photo by Keith Gillett/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Things just are not getting better for the injury-plagued Anaheim Ducks. Head coach Randy Carlyle announced today that the team’s leading scorer Corey Perry is week-to-week with a knee injury. The coach also stated that the team expects more information on Perry, and a better timeline for the injury next week. Perry suffered the...

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Hammer Radio: Lawler vs Dos Anjos Preview

ATLANTA, GA – JULY 30: Robbie Lawler prepares for the round to begin before facing Tyron Woodley in their welterweight championship bout during the UFC 201 event on July 30, 2016 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) The Boys at the Hammer feature weekly coverage of all things MMA. They have one of the premier radio shows in the world of MMA broadcast weekly on Wednesday nights on 93.3 FM, CFMU and here at MMASucka. This week we are joined by Winnipeg’s own Nick Baldwin (Bloody Elbow, MMASucka). We preview this upcoming Saturday...

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Detroit Tigers Sign Pitcher Mike Fiers

ANAHEIM, CA – SEPTEMBER 13: Houston Astros pitcher Mike Fiers (54) in action during the first inning of a game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, on September 13, 2017, played at Angel Stadium of Anaheim in Anaheim, CA. (Photo by John Cordes/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) The Detroit Tigers added to their pitching staff, signing free agent and former Houston Astros starter Mike Fiers. The deal is for one-year and $6 million. The team gets the deal done just before Major League Baseball’s winter meetings, as the Tigers get a head start on their off-season. According to reports, they...

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Marc-Andre Fleury Activated from IR

LAS VEGAS, NV – OCTOBER 10: Vegas Golden Knights Goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) makes a save during the first-ever home game of the Vegas Golden Knights versus the Arizona Coyotes on October 10, 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV (Photo by Jeff Speer/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) The Vegas Golden Knights have been one of the NHL’s biggest surprises this season. Things are also about to get better. The team has been without franchise goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury since October 13th, when he suffered a concussion in a game against the Detroit Red Wings. The Golden Knights have gone...

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Bo Horvat out Long Term with Broken Foot

SAN JOSE, CA – MARCH 02: Bo Horvat #53 of the Vancouver Canucks skates against Brent Burns #88 of the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center on March 2, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Rocky W. Widner/NHL/Getty Images) The Vancouver Canucks announced Thursday that top line centre Bo Horvat suffered a fractured foot, and will be out for several weeks. Horvat appeared to suffer the injury in the third period of Tuesday night’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes. The Canucks won the game 3-0. .@BoHorvat suffered a foot fracture and will be out of the line-up for...

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Matthew Tkachuk Suspended One Game

GLENDALE, AZ – DECEMBER 08: Matthew Tkachuk #19 of the Calgary Flames skates with the puck during the second period of the NHL game against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on December 8, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) The NHL Department of Player Safety announced that they have suspended Calgary Flames left wing Matthew Tkachuk one game for his actions on Wednesday Night against the Toronto Maple Leafs. During the second period, Tkachuk speared Maple Leafs forward Matt Martin as he was involved in an altercation with another Flames player. Tkachuk was on the bench at...

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Florida Panthers Goaltender Roberto Luongo Out For Extended Period

View the original article on Last Word On Hockey: Florida Panthers Goaltender Roberto Luongo Out For Extended Period NEWARK, NJ – NOVEMBER 27: Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo (1) during the first period of the National Hockey League game between the New Jersey Devils and the Florida Panthers on November 27, 2017, at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. (Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) The Florida Panthers announced on Monday that they will be without goaltender Roberto Luongo for an extended period of time. The star goaltender suffered a lower-body injury in Monday’s game against the New...

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Hammer Radio: UFC 218 Wrap-Up

The Boys at the Hammer feature weekly coverage of all things MMA. They have one of the premier radio shows in the world of MMA broadcast weekly on Wednesday nights on 93.3 FM, CFMU and here at MMASucka. It’s our post-UFC 218 episode, and in the first segment we are joined by James Lynch (Fightful, Sportsnet, FloCombat) on location in Detroit to recap the entire main card, the post-fight press conference, and talking with CM Punk backstage. In the second part of the episode we discuss the UFC 218 preliminary card including short interviews with most of the winners, including Paul Felder,...

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Minnesota Wild Defenceman Jared Spurgeon Out at Least Two Weeks

Minnesota Wild Defenceman Jared Spurgeon (46) follows the play during a NHL game between the Minnesota Wild and Colorado Avalanche on November 24, 2017 at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, MN.The Wild defeated the Avalanche 3-2 in a shootout. (Photo by Icon Sportswire / Getty Images) Minnesota Wild defenceman Jared Spurgeon has already missed two games with what the team has called a lower-body injury. The team has now clarified his status, saying that he will miss at least the next two weeks with a groin strain. #mnwild‘s Jared Spurgeon sidelined two weeks with groin strain https://t.co/jeFOEnLTQl — Sarah...

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Chicago Blackhawks Goaltender Corey Crawford on IR

CHICAGO, IL – JANUARY 17: Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks follows the action against the Montreal Canadiens at the United Center on January 17, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) The Chicago Blackhawks have placed goaltender Corey Crawford on injured reserve with a lower-body injury. While the team would not get into details on exactly what the injury is, they have indicated that it is not serious and that the star goalie is week-to-week. Cristiano Simonetta broke down the video and has apparently found the spot where Crawford was hurt. Crawford played the entire game in...

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Hammer Radio: UFC 218 Pre-Fight Interviews

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – JUNE 03: (L-R) Max Holloway punches Jose Aldo of Brazil in their UFC featherweight championship bout during the UFC 212 event at Jeunesse Arena on June 3, 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) The Boys at the Hammer feature weekly coverage of all things MMA. They have one of the premier radio shows in the world of MMA broadcast weekly on Wednesday nights on 93.3 FM, CFMU and here at MMASucka. Throughout the episode we have exclusive one-on-one interviews with UFC 218 main card fighters Max...

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Hammer Radio: UFC 218 Preview and More

The Boys at the Hammer feature weekly coverage of all things MMA. They have one of the premier radio shows in the world of MMA broadcast weekly on Wednesday nights on 93.3 FM, CFMU and here at MMASucka. We’re on our way to Detroit for UFC 218: Holloway vs. Aldo 2, and this episode we preview the entire fight card including the UFC Featherweight Championship rematch between Max Holloway and Jose Aldo, the Heavyweight co-main event between Alistair Overeem and Francis Ngannou, and the highly anticipated battle between Lightweight contenders Eddie Alvarez and Justin Gaethje. In the second half of...

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ONE FC 65 Results, News and Notes

SINGAPORE – NOVEMBER 24: Ben Askren of United States of America (R) fights Shinya Aoki of Japan in the Welterweight World Championship bout during ONE Championship: Immortal Pursuit at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on November 24, 2017 in Singapore. (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images) ONE Fighting Championship presents their 65th event this weekend. Titled ONE Championship: Immortal Pursuit, the event takes place at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang Singapore. The main event is billed as a retirement match for reigning ONE FC Welterweight Champion, Ben Askren as he takes on Shinya Aoki. The co-main event  of ONE FC 65 sees...

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Hammer Radio: MMA Boomerang Flight and Sydney Fight Night

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – NOVEMBER 18: (L-R) Fabricio Werdum of Brazil and Marcin Tybura of Poland face off during the UFC Fight Night weigh-in on November 18, 2017 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) The Boys at the Hammer feature weekly coverage of all things MMA. They have one of the premier radio shows in the world of MMA broadcast weekly on Wednesday nights on 93.3 FM, CFMU and here at MMASucka. UFC Fight Night: Werdum vs. Tybura wound up being overshadowed by the pre-fight build-up when Fabricio Werdum threw a boomerang at Colby Covington....

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Radko Gudas Suspended 10 Games, Austin Watson Gets 2 Games

NEW YORK, NY – OCTOBER 06: Radko Gudas #3 of the Philadelphia Flyers shoots a shot on goal against the New York Rangers during their preseason game at Madison Square Garden on October 6, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images) The NHL Department of Player Safety announced a pair of suspensions on Sunday. They came down hard on Philadelphia Flyers defenceman Radko Gudas, giving him 10 games for a slash on Mathieu Perreault in Thursday’s game against the Winnipeg Jets. The DOPS also announced that Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson was suspended for two games for boarding Colorado...

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Toronto Maple Leafs sign Josh Leivo to Extension

TORONTO, ON – FEBRUARY 21: Toronto Maple Leafs Right Wing Josh Leivo (32) reacts during the third period of the NHL regular season game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Winnipeg Jets on February 21, 2017, at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, ON, Canada. (Photograph by Julian Avram/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) The Toronto Maple Leafs announced on Friday that they have signed 24-year-old forward Josh Leivo to a one-year contract extension.  The deal, which is for the 2018-19 season carries a salary, and cap hit, for $950,000. The team announced the move in a press release, as well...

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UFC 219 Main Event Signed: Cris Cyborg vs Holly Holm

Josh Hedges/Forza LLC/Forza LLC via Getty Images The UFC 219 Main Event has finally been announced. The company had been searching for a headliner for its year-end show for quite some time. That search is now over. UFC Women’s Featherweight Champion Cris Cyborg will defend her title when she faces former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Holly Holm. The UFC made the announcement via their official Twitter account. BREAKING: There’s a title on the line at #UFC219! @CrisCyborg is set to defend her undisputed featherweight championship against @HollyHolm in Las Vegas on Dec. 30. pic.twitter.com/zHAGrIQDir — UFC (@ufc) November 17, 2017...

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Hammer Radio: Conor McGregor Madness, Anderson Silva’s Drug Test and More

NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 12: Conor McGregor of Ireland celebrates his KO victory over Eddie Alvarez of the United States in their lightweight championship bout during the UFC 205 event at Madison Square Garden on November 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) The Boys at the Hammer feature weekly coverage of all things MMA. They have one of the premier radio shows in the world of MMA broadcast weekly on Wednesday nights on 93.3 FM, CFMU and here at MMASucka. We kick off this week’s episode discussing a strange week...

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Carey Price, Al Montoya Injured, Montreal Canadiens Claim Antti Niemi and More

MONTREAL, QC – FEBRUARY 04: Look on Montreal Canadiens Goalie Carey Price (31) inbetween plays during the Washington Capitals versus the Montreal Canadiens game on February 4, 2017, at Bell Centre in Montreal, QC (Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price has not played since being injured in a November 2nd game against the Minnesota Wild. While he returned to practice last week, Price is again off the ice today. Apparently, his recovery is going slower than expected.  However, general manager Marc Bergevin re-iterated today that it was a minor issue and would not be...

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