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Beating Blues Brings Sharks' Streak to 11

Panthers get 6th straight vs Rangers, Caps take Thrashers

(Newser) - The Sharks did all their damage in the first period last night, first scoring 70 seconds in and then getting three goals within three minutes to put the game well out of St. Louis's reach. The 4-1 victory was the 11th straight for the Sharks, setting a new franchise record... More »

Zednik Neck Slice Was Life-Threatening

Panthers forward would have died without surgery, says agent

(Newser) - Richard Zednik required life-saving surgery yesterday after a freak on-ice accident during the Panther/Sabres game in Buffalo. Zednik's neck was sliced by teammate Olli Jokinen's skate after Jokinen had collided with Sabres forward  Clarke MacArthur.  The collision sent him into the ice and his skate into Zednik's neck, severing... More »

Zednik's Neck Sliced by Skate in Sabres Win

Game continues after Florida forward stabilzed with surgery

(Newser) - Buffalo's 5-3 win was overshadowed by what Stephen Weiss called "the worst thing I've ever seen in hockey"—a freak accident in which a falling Olli Jokinen slashed fellow Panther Richard Zednik's neck with his skate. Zednik left a trail of blood on his way to the bench... More »

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