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Queen of the South keeper crisis after goalie hurt by cow

Image copyright Queen of the South Image caption Henderson was expected to be on the bench for Saturday’s match A Scottish Championship club is facing a selection headache after its reserve goalkeeper was hit by a runaway cow. Queen of the South’s Sam Henderson, 19, hurt his shoulder in the incident on his father’s farm. […]

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Coyotes acquire goalie Darcy Kuemper from Kings

The Arizona Coyotes acquired goalie Darcy Kuemper from the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday for forward Tobias Rieder and goalie Scott Wedgewood. The 27-year-old Kuemper was 10-1-3 with a 2.10 goals-against average in 19 games for the Kings this season. He’s 51-35-17 with a 2.52 GAA in 104 career games with Minnesota and Los Angeles. […]

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Red Wings trade goalie Petr Mrazek to Flyers for conditional picks

Petr Mrazek is going from being a backup goaltender on a losing team to a starting job for a playoff contender. The Philadelphia Flyers acquired Mrazek from the Detroit Red Wings for two conditional draft picks on Monday night, a day after losing their second goalie to injury in less than 10 days. ‘We needed […]

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Flyers goalie Brian Elliott out 5-6 weeks after surgery

Philadelphia Flyers goalie Brian Elliott had abdominal surgery on Tuesday and will be out 5 to 6 weeks, general manager Ron Hextall said. Elliott re-aggravated an abdominal injury that cost him four games earlier this month in Saturday’s 4-3 shootout victory over Arizona. In 41 games this season, Elliott has posted a 21-11-7 mark with […]

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Leafs teammates agree with goalie Frederik Andersen’s frustrations

James van Riemsdyk has no problem with his goaltender calling out teammates. He said it’s only those outside the team who are making a big deal of it. Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen had a verbal lashing for his teammates Thursday night following Toronto’s 3-2 overtime road loss to the Flyers in Philadelphia, saying: “we […]

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Penguins goalie Matt Murray leaves team for personal matter

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 […]

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Canadiens deal backup goalie Al Montoya to Oilers

The Montreal Canadiens have sent goaltender Al Montoya to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for a conditional fourth-round pick in 2018. Montreal announced the deal Thursday night shortly after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in a shootout. The 32-year-old Montoya, who hasn’t played since suffering a concussion on Nov. 4 in Winnipeg, dressed in […]