Injuries mix cards: Outside the game Green, Gagne i Letang

BRATISLAVA – NHL has topped the second half of the process and below the line after a loss of six came in the East Pittsburgh Conference.

Penguins greatly suffer mainly to injuries. The saga about the return of captain Crosby still continues, but in addition najjagavejšej NHL stars missing coach Bylsma and offensive defenseman Kris Letang. Stanley Cup winner from 2009 is still plagued by symptoms of concussion, which suffered more at the end of November on ice native Montreal. Paradoxically game against the Habs after an ominous-looking Paciorettyho Letang finish playing; even in overtime scored the winning goal.The third hit of the season along with 16 assists Letang still holding the position of leader in scoring defenders Pens. The second Matt Niskanen played almost twice as many matches, but racked up only 15 points.

 Last week scrapped injury for more than a month from the assembly and Jordana Staala.For Pittsburg may be a consolation least mysterious recovery team top scorer Jamesa Neala, which initially was diagnosed with a fractured foot, but subsequently it was found that it is not a fracture, but the scar tissue after injuries to Neal suffered a long time ago. James Neal are not missed a game, but in the last six meetings did not record any points. On the contrary, the statistics has scored six minus points.

While last year Pittsburg vied with Washington for first place overall in the regular season Eastern Conference in the current season is shaping up mutual battle for eighth place rolling. A team from the capital suffer injuries.Mike Green, the best paid defender Capitals, managed to play in the current season only ten matches. After a long pause he started the new year on two duels, no sore groin came forward again and coach Dale Hunter Green had withdrawn from combat with San Jose after nine substitutions. Groin still troubled i Toma Poti, which has not suffered injury during training camp.

After the liquidation an elbow foul by Rene Bourque found himself on the list of injured and most productive player Caps Nicklas Bäckström.Despite some signs of concussion Backstrom continues in a light workout, but the return date still remains open.

only one point behind the pair of Washington, Pittsburg lagging Winnipeg Jets.Moving it shuddered from the disastrous introduction and despite the absence of Dustin Byfuglien remain in the fight for the playoffs.

In the western conference of progressive positions disappeared Phoenix Coyotes, which slowed mainly injury two-center Martina Hanzala a Boyda Gordon. While Gordon after a nearly three-week absence intervened in the combat against the New York Rangers and Detroit Hanzal he remains on the list of injured. Although management has announced that it has begun training, gain Gilbert Brule from Edmonton raised speculation that the injury Hanzal will require a much longer recovery time.

direct competition coyotes in the battle for playoff is Los Angeles, Minnesota, Dallas, Colorado and Calgary.King still taja condition veteran Simona Gagneho. History injuries holder of the gold medal from Salt Lake City suggests that the December concussion can mean not only the end of the season or even the end of a hockey career, 31-year-old Canadian.Dallas came temporarily by Mikea Ribeira, whose knee injury should not be serious. It was withdrawn from the elbow assembly Colorado Matt Duchenne.Doctors determine treatment time for at least a month, which is the Avalanche in the battle to be decisive playoff loss.

Most trimmed assembly is currently Calgary Flames. Derek Smith, Alex Tanguay, Brett Carson, Matt Stajan and goalman Henrik Karlsson were on the list of injured yet registered in December. The hospital has been added in the last days defenseman Scott Hannan and center Brendan Morrison. The most dominating Brent Sutter in the current situation looks without the third year in a playoff series.