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Bulletin Board: Mark Messier Will Run The New York City Marathon

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The Bulletin Board keeps you abreast of the latest news around the NHL Monday-Friday.


- Mark Messier will run the New York City Marathon on November 6 to raise money for the New York Police & Fire Widow’s and Children’s Benefit Fund and Tomorrows Children’s Fund.

- A Vancouver-area spa is offering $50 gift certificates to anyone that turns themselves in for participating in June’s riots following the Canucks’ Stanley Cup loss.

- Anaheim Ducks forward Jason Blake will miss the next three months after suffering severe tendon damage above his wrist during Friday’s game against the San Jose Sharks.

- L.A. Kings defenseman Drew Doughty will miss the next seven-to-10 days with an upper-body injury.

- Edmonton Oilers forward Ales Hemsky will miss the next two weeks with a strained shoulder.

- Columbus center Jeff Carter has a hairline fracture in his right foot but isn’t expected to miss much time.

- Evgeni Malkin will sit out at for at least two more games with knee soreness.

- Antti Niemi is expected to make his first start of the season for the Sharks tonight.

- Blue Jackets are 3-16-8 in their last 27 games after starting the season 0-4-1.

- 20 of the 30 NHL teams have already participated in a shootout this year.

- Minnesota Wild defenseman Greg Zanon scored on Saturday to snap a 135-game goal drought.  Zanon had the second-longest scoreless streak in the league after Lightning defenseman Matthias Ohlund, who has gone 141 games without scoring.

- Phil Kessel is off to a tremendous start this season; he’s got five goals and three assists in just three games.

- 2011 first-overall pick Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored a hat trick on Saturday for Edmonton.

- The teams that have yet to lose in regulation: Philadelphia, Toronto, Washington and Detroit.

- The teams that have yet to win a game: Winnipeg, Columbus and the New York Rangers.

- Check out how the OHL’s Plymouth Whalers (J.T. Miller’s team) are recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

- There are five games on the schedule tonight.  Colorado @ Toronto will be televised on Versus at 7:00 p.m. ET.

- Here’s Elliotte Friedman’s weekly column, “30 Thoughts.”



Past editions of the Bulletin Board:

9/21/11 - 2011 First-Round Draft Picks Shine In Preseason Action >

9/22/11 - Jody Shelley Delivers First Controversial Hit of 2011 Season >

9/23/11 - Shanahan Impresses As New NHL Disciplinarian >

9/26/11 – Sidney Crosby Participates In “Controlled Scrimmage” >

9/27/11 – Montreal Signs Chris Campoli >

9/28/11 – Top 2011 Draft Picks Shine In Preseason Action >

9/29/11 – Sestito Suspended Four Games For Hit On Deveaux >

9/30/11 – Kings Lock Doughty Up With Huge Deal >

10/3/11 – Former Rangers’ Prospects Grachev And Horak Make NHL Clubs >

10/4/11 – Steve Valiquette Is The New Goalie Coach At Quinnipiac University >

10/5/11 – Waiving Of Avery Could Wreak Havoc On The Stars’ Salary Cap Situation >

10/6/11 – Hockey Is Back >

10/7/11 – Jagr Picks Up Point #1,600 In Flyers’ Season-Opening Victory >

10/10/11 – Early Goalie Controversy In Washington? >

10/11/11 Prospal Scores Again For Columbus >

10/12/11 – Pittsburgh Rolling Without Crosby And Malkin >

10/13/11 – Sidney Crosby Cleared For Contact >

10/14/11 – Aaron Asham Is The Talk Of The League >

10/17/11 – Mark Messier Will Run The New York City Marathon >


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