Horton, McCabe to miss Tuesday’s game against Pittsburgh

The Florida Panthers will be without forward Nathan Horton and defenseman Bryan McCabe for Tuesday night’s game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. McCabe underwent surgery to repair a fractured orbital bone in his right eye and Horton will be sidelined for two weeks with a sliced tendon in his left ring finger. The Panthers and Penguins

NHL: Shakeup continues in MTL; Five teams in talks with Leafs about Nik Antropov

The Montreal Canadiens have re-assigned forward Sergei Kostitsyn to the Hamilton Bulldogs of the American Hockey League Official Release from the Canadiens: Forward Gregory Stewart has been recalled from the Hamilton Bulldogs of the American Hockey League. Forward Sergei Kostitsyn has been assigned to the Hamilton Bulldogs. Stewart will join the club in Washington. Stewart,

Report: Lecavalier on the block; Briere could return against Pens

TSN’s Hockey Insider Darren Dreger is reporting that the Lightning front office is debating whether or not to deal star forward Vincent Lecavalier. Tampa general manager Brian Lawton is said to be fielding interest in Lecavalier with the Montreal Canadiens appearing at the forefront. Players rumored to be involved in talks with Montreal GM Bob

Marian Gaborik to have hip surgery

The Minnesota Wild have announced that star forward Marian Gaborik will have surgery on his injured left hip. The team called Gaborik’s injury a “deficiency” in his hip that has caused chronic left groin pain. Gaborik who was expected to be traded prior to March 4th’s NHL trade deadline has only appeared in six games

NHL: Gaborik likely done for the year

According to a report, Marian Gaborik has been told by a specialist in Colorado to have season-ending surgery. Gaborik has been sidelined for 30 of 36 games with a hip deficiency that has caused a groin injury. Gaborik turned down a multi-year deal from the Minnesota Wild believed to be in the range of $8.2

NHL: Monday’s Fantasy Focus

If you need offensive help, look to the Atlanta Thrashers and Boston Bruins. Players on the rise 1.Atlanta Thrashers C Bryan Little ( 8 goals – 7 assists – 15pts) The 20 year old forward is the real deal and is available in almost 70% of leagues on ESPN.com 2. Boston Bruins RW Chuck Kobasew

Three Stars of the Week

1. CAL F Jarome Iginla (7pts in 3 games) 2. COL G Petr Budaj (3-0) 3. Marian Hossa (6 points in 3 games Fantasy impact

NHL: Demitra out up to four weeks with rib injury

Vancouver Canucks forward Pavel Demitra will be sidlined for up to four weeks with a rib injury. Demitra has two goals and one assist in six games with the Canucks this season. Fantasy Buzz: When healthy Demitra wasn’t much more than a 50-55 point player. Drop him and add another forward. David Booth is a

Thursday’s NHL Fantasy Update

The latest updates on Alex Goligoski, Brian Gionta, and Marty Biron. Is there a goalie controversy brewing in Chicago? Plus my daily recommendation.