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Andrew Cogliano of Anaheim Ducks suspended

5:25 PM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN Anaheim Ducks forward Andrew Cogliano was suspended two games by the NHL Department of Player Safety on Sunday, ending the fourth-longest consecutive games played streak in NHL history. Cogliano had the longest active consecutive games played streak in the NHL at 830. He was 54 games behind Steve Larmer for the third-longest streak ever. Former Montreal Canadiens center Doug Jarvis has the NHL record for consecutive games played with 964, between Oct. 1975 through his retirement in 1987. Florida Panthers defenseman Keith Yandle now has…

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Calgary Flames place forward Jaromir Jagr on injured reserve with lower-body injury

The Calgary Flames placed forward Jaromir Jagr on injured reserve Sunday with a lower-body injury. The move was made retroactive to Dec. 31, the date of the last game in which he appeared. Forward Ryan Lomberg was recalled from AHL Stockton in a corresponding move. The 45-year-old Jagr, in his first season with the Flames, has missed Calgary’s past five games with the injury. This is his second trip to injured reserve this season. He has one goal and six assists this season, playing in just 22 of the Flames’…

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Dominic Turgeon, son of Pierre Turgeon, called up by Detroit Red Wings

DETROIT — The Detroit Red Wings have recalled forward Dominic Turgeon from the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL. Turgeon, 21, has nine goals and 14 assists in 40 games for the Griffins this season. He was drafted by the Red Wings in the third round in 2014 and has not yet played in an NHL game. Turgeon’s father, Pierre, scored more than 500 NHL goals for Buffalo, the New York Islanders, Montreal, St. Louis, Dallas and Colorado from 1987 to 2007. His uncle, Sylvain Turgeon, played in 669 NHL…

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Phillip Danault of Montreal Canadiens stretchered off after taking slap shot to head

MONTREAL — Canadiens center Phillip Danault was stretchered off the ice after he was hit in the head by a slap shot from Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara. Danault went down with 1:37 left in the second period Saturday night. Chara, who has one of the hardest shots in the NHL, looked on in concern as trainers attended to Danault. Danault, 24, was moving and speaking to medical staff before he left the ice and received an ovation from the Bell Centre crowd. The team said he had a head…

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Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov out with lower-body injury

Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov will miss at least two weeks with a lower-body injury, coach Jared Bednar said Friday. “He’s not ready,” Bednar told reporters. “The goal is to get him back on the ice before the All-Star break. … The plan is to be cautious with him, and then turn him loose for the second half.” Varlamov, who is 13-9-2 with a 2.87 goals-against average this season, last played Jan. 2 against Winnipeg, leaving the game early after feeling soreness while making a move in net. He was…

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Matt Murray of Pittsburgh Penguins out indefinitely for personal reasons

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray is in Canada with his family to tend to a personal matter and will be away from the team indefinitely. The two-time defending Stanley Cup champions recalled Casey DeSmith from their American Hockey League affiliate in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton to serve behind Tristan Jarry. The Penguins host Detroit on Saturday and the New York Rangers on Sunday. Head coach Mike Sullivan said Friday that Murray will miss at least one game and will be given “as much time as he needs.” The Penguins are fifth…

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Victor Hedman of Tampa Bay Lightning to miss 3-6 weeks with lower-body injury

Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman, who is considered a leading candidate for the Norris Trophy, will miss three to six weeks after suffering a lower-body injury, the team announced Friday. Hedman left Thursday’s 5-1 loss to Calgary after he was hit on the side of his left knee in a collision with Flames right winger Garnet Hathaway. “When I guy can’t really put weight on his leg, and doesn’t come back, it didn’t look very good,” captain Steven Stamkos said after Thursday’s game. “Stuff happens. You can’t control it….

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Ducks ironman Andrew Cogliano gets 3-year contract extension

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Durable forward Andrew Cogliano has agreed to a $9.75 million, three-year contract extension through the 2020-21 season with the Anaheim Ducks. The Ducks announced the deal Friday. Cogliano hasn’t missed a game in his entire 11-season NHL career. The speedy two-way forward has played in 829 consecutive games for the Edmonton Oilers and the Ducks, who acquired him in 2011. His ironman streak is the fourth-longest in NHL history and the longest active streak in the league. Including playoffs, Cogliano has appeared in 889 straight games, the…

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Anaheim Ducks, Minnesota Wild or Pittsburgh Penguins among playoff bubble teams that could contend for Stanley Cup

Morning Skate: Which playoff bubble team could actually win the Stanley Cup? Greg Wyshynski, senior writer: The Anaheim Ducks were my pick to win the Pacific Division and to emerge from the Western Conference. I also predicted that the Nashville Predators would miss the playoffs and the Edmonton Oilers would finish second, so it’s entirely possible I was under the influence of some sort of high-strength cold medication. Those missteps aside, I still have to believe there’s something there with the Ducks, even if it’s as a team that slips…

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Tom Dundon becomes Carolina Hurricanes’ majority owner as sale closes

RALEIGH, N.C. — Dallas billionaire Tom Dundon has taken over as the majority owner of the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes. Team officials said the sale closed Thursday, about two months after Dundon signed a purchase agreement to buy a majority stake in the franchise from longtime owner Peter Karmanos Jr. The NHL says its board of governors has given its approval. Karmanos will retain a minority ownership interest in the club he moved from Hartford, Connecticut, to North Carolina in 1997. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is scheduled to appear at a…

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