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Sabres Links: Girgensons suspended, Ovechkin injured at Worlds, Blackhawks take game one

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Girgensons made a play that many would akin to Milan Lucic in recent weeks, while the Washington Capitals had quite the scare when Alex Ovechkin seemed to severely injure his knee. After further examination, it doesn't seem as disastrous as first thought.

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Sabres Links

  • Zemgus Girgensons was suspended one game by the IIHF for spearing a player in the groin [CBS Sports]
  • The Oil Kings beat the Knights 5-2 to take a two game lead on Nikita Zadorov and London [Sportsnet]

Around The League

  • The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 3-1 in game one [NHL.com]
  • Alex Ovechkin suffered a leg injury at Worlds, needed to be helped off the ice [TSN]
  • The Habs aren't very pleased about Chris Kreider's collision with Carey Price [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • Both the Blue Jackets and R.J. Umberger agree that a trade is needed [Blue Jackets Xtra]