Category Archives: Western Conference

Another Red Wings Injury

After Saturday night’s 5-1 loss in Toronto, Detroit Red Wings forward Jason Williams revealed that he has a fractured fibula in his right leg. If he doesn’t need surgery, the best case scenario, he should be out 6-8 weeks. He … Continue reading

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Western Conference Power Rankings

October’s in the books, and now November begins with even more questions than answers in the NHL’s Western Conference. So many injuries have hit the rosters that it’s beginning to raise concerns that some teams, like Vancouver, might not be … Continue reading

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Red Wings Lose Another Player to Injury

Various media outlets are reporting early Friday morning that the Detroit Red Wings have lost center¬†Valterri Filppula for between six and eight weeks. Filppula broke his right wrist in Thursday night’s shootout loss at Edmonton. He had five points (two … Continue reading

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Another Injury Hits Vancouver: Luongo Fractures Rib

TSN is reporting that Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo has a fractured rib, and will miss at least a week. Luongo joins Daniel Sedin, Pavol Demitra¬†and Sami Salo among the injured stars in Vancouver, who has struggled coming out of … Continue reading

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Oilers Lose D Sheldon Souray to Concussion

On Monday, another Western Conference team placed a key player in injured reserve. The Edmonton Oilers will be without blue line stud Sheldon Souray for an undetermined amount of time because of a concussion. Oilers head coach Pat Quinn’s tone … Continue reading

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Jackets Lose D Jan Hejda for 4-6 Weeks

The Columbus Blue Jackets announced Wednesday that they’ll be without defenseman Jan Hejda for between four and six weeks because of a sprained left knee. Already missing from action with a bad groin is Hejda’s line mate, Mike Commodore. Commodore … Continue reading

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Vancouver Loses Daniel Sedin, Sami Salo for 4-6 Weeks

News breaking out of Vancouver on Tuesday night is that the Canucks have lost Daniel Sedin and Sami Salo both for roughly four to six weeks. Daniel Sedin broke his foot on Monday, while Salo has a knee sprain. The … Continue reading

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Time for Blackhawks to Strike is Now; Detroit Loses Franzen for Four Months

In a stunning development out of Detroit on Friday afternoon, the Red Wings announced that Johan Franzen tore his ACL in Thursday night’s victory over the Blackhawks. Ironically, Franzen was credited with the game-winning goal in the second period Thursday … Continue reading

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