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New York Islanders' Evgeni Nabokov sustained a groin injury on the first shot he faced Saturday night and left the game just 4:12 in and didn't return.
New York Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov is out indefinitely with a groin injury.
New York Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov injured a groin in the first period against the Montreal Canadiens and didn't return to the game.
Goalie Marc-Andre Fleury will be in uniform for the Pittsburgh Penguins' game at Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon after missing 12 games with a groin injury.
Kari Lehtonen, who had been sidelined by a groin injury, turned aside 30 shots in his first NHL appearance in six weeks, leading the Thrashers' 4-0 win against the Islanders.
Islanders defenseman Bryan Berard will be sidelined two to four weeks because of a groin injury that forced him out of New York's victory against New Jersey last weekend.
Philadelphia Flyers captain Peter Forsberg is out again, this time sidelined by a right groin injury.
Sidney Crosby sat out his second straight game, unable to play Friday because of a groin injury sustained earlier this week.
New York Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro missed the team's home opener against Boston on Saturday night because of a groin injury.
The Philadelphia Flyers should have their best player back for their most important game.
Alex Ovechkin, the NHL rookie scoring leader, sat out Tuesday night when the Washington Capitals played the New York Islanders.
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Simon Gagne's second return from a groin injury didn't last long Friday night as the speedy Philadelphia forward was forced off the ice again.
Mario Lemieux has been missing from the Penguins lineup as of late, and now that uncertain playing status has spilled over to the All-Star Game.
Penguins star Mario Lemieux will miss Thursday night's game against Toronto because of an injured groin.