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Blue Jackets Announce Josh Anderson Will Miss 4-6 Months After Undergoing Surgery To Repair Posterior Labral Tear In Left Shoulder

Photo: The Columbus Dispatch The Columbus Blue Jackets announced on Monday night that forward Josh Anderson underwent successful surgery to repair a posterior labral tear of his left shoulder on Monday and is expected to miss 4-6 months, meaning he … Continue reading

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Orpik Undergoes Wrist Surgery

The Washington Capitals announced that Brook Orpik underwent successful wrist surgery today.  According to the official press release, the surgery was conducted this morning.  The release also stated that it is “anticipated” that Orpik will return to full hockey activities … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom’s status has the Caps preparing for Alternatives

During his speech yesterday at the National Press Club, Coach Trotz fielded a question regarding the status of top-line centerman Nicklas Backstrom.  In his response, somewhat surprisingly, Coach Trotz noted that the problem with Backstrom’s hip developed mid-season. The following … Continue reading

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