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Florida Panthers MacKenzie Weegar on IR, Will Miss two Games

View the original article on Last Word On Hockey: Florida Panthers MacKenzie Weegar on IR, Will Miss two Games CHICAGO, IL – DECEMBER 23: Florida Panthers defenseman MacKenzie Weegar (52) warms up prior to a game between the Florida Panthers and the Chicago Blackhawks on December 23, 2018, at the United Center in Chicago, IL. (Photo by Patrick Gorski/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) MacKenzie Weegar will be absent from the Florida Panthers next two games after being listed on injured reserve Thursday. Weegar was placed in concussion protocol Tuesday during Floridas 5-1 loss to the Montreal Canadiens. NHL →...

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NHL Trade Rumours: Florida Panthers and New York Rangers

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – OCTOBER 04: Mats Zuccarello #36, Henrik Lundqvist #30 and Adam McQuaid #54 of the New York Rangers defend the net against the Nashville Predators at Madison Square Garden on October 04, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) February 25th is approaching quickly. Last Word On Hockey is here to bring you all the latest talk and analysis from around the league with our daily NHL Trade Rumours segments! Today we’ll take a look at rumours surrounding the Florida Panthers and New York Rangers including Mats Zuccarello. Florida Panthers – Kiselevich Rumour: NHL...

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Winnipeg Jets Tyler Myers Will Miss Fridays Game With Lower-Body Injury

WINNIPEG, MB – MAY 12: Tyler Myers #57 of the Winnipeg Jets is pursued by Alex Tuch #89 of the Vegas Golden Knights during the first period in Game One of the Western Conference Finals during the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bell MTS Place on May 12, 2018 in Winnipeg, Canada. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) Winnipeg Jets defenseman Tyler Myers is listed as day-to-day with a lower-body injury. He will not be on the bench for Friday’s matchup against the Detriot Red Wings. #NHLJets defenceman Tyler Myers is day-to-day with a lower body injury. — Sportsnet (@Sportsnet)...

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Pittsburgh Penguins Patric Hornqvist out With Second Concussion This Season

PITTSBURGH, PA – JANUARY 06: Patric Hornqvist #72 of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates with teammates on the bench after scoring a goal in the first period during the game against the Chicago Blackhawks at PPG PAINTS Arena on January 6, 2019 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images) Patric Hornqvist is sidelined with a concussion, Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan announced Thursday. This is the forward’s second concussion of the season. Coach Sullivan provided injury updates at today’s practice. Patric Hornqvist was diagnosed with a concussion and Zach Aston-Reese will be out longer-term with an upper-body injury....

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Philadelphia Flyers Claim Goaltender Mike McKenna off Waivers

OTTAWA, ON – JANUARY 02: Vancouver Canucks Goalie Mike McKenna (56) during warm-up before National Hockey League action between the Vancouver Canucks and Ottawa Senators on January 2, 2019, at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, ON, Canada. (Photo by Richard A. Whittaker/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) The Philadelphia Flyers announced Friday afternoon that they have claimed goaltender Mike McKenna off of waivers from the Vancouver Canucks. The Flyers are the third team to add McKenna to their roster in the past three days. PHI claims McKenna — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) January 4, 2019 The Canucks acquired McKenna in a...

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Marcus Pettersson Proving to be Defensive Asset to Pittsburgh Penguins

UNIONDALE, NEW YORK – DECEMBER 10: Marcus Pettersson #28 of the Pittsburgh Penguins hold sup v18 during the second period at NYCB Live at the Nassau Coliseum on December 10, 2018 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) Since his arrival, Marcus Pettersson has shown himself to be an essential piece to the Pittsburgh Penguins defense. The 22-year-old is on track to develop into a success story for his new team. After coming over from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Daniel Sprong, Pettersson found himself in a better position with both teammates and coaching staff alike....

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Pittsburgh Penguins Lock Down Jake Guentzel With Five Year Contract Extension

MONTREAL, QC – OCTOBER 13: Pittsburgh Penguins center Jake Guentzel (59) skates towards the play during the Pittsburgh Penguins versus the Montreal Canadiens game on October 13, 2018, at Bell Centre in Montreal, QC (Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) The Pittsburgh Penguins announced Thursday that Jake Guentzel has agreed to a contract extension. The deal is worth $30 million over five years or $6 million per season AAV. It is set to begin next season and will run through 2023-24. The Penguins have re-signed forward Jake Guentzel to a five-year, $30 million contract extension. The deal...

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