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(The Sports Xchange) – New Jersey Devils forward Brian Boyle has been diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia, the team announced Tuesday. The type of leukemia Boyle was diagnosed with forms in bone marrow. Team doctor Michael Farber said it was discovered early and is treatable. – – The St. Louis Blues already are dealing with two significant injuries in training ...

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Former Leaf Brian Boyle diagnosed with leukemia

New Jersey Devils forward Brian Boyle has been diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia, a type of bone-marrow cancer that the team’s doctor said can largely be treated with medication. Boyle has been away from the team during training camp while getting diagnosed. On a conference call Tuesday, Boyle said he hopes to start playing hockey again soon. “We have a ...

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Canadian NHL teams facing key training camp questions

In 2016, when all seven Canadian NHL arenas were dark in the playoffs for the first time in 46 years, there was hope in the form of a top-heavy first round of the league’s entry draft that June. Come October, top-six picks Auston Matthews (Toronto), Patrik Laine (Winnipeg) and Matthew Tkachuk (Calgary) debuted in the NHL while another highly touted ...

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Vancouver Canucks in a fog for first China practice

Players could barely see each other and long passes were more perilous than normal, but the thick layer of fog sitting over the ice at the Vancouver Canucks’ first practice in Shanghai sure made for some pretty pictures. Tail end of Vancouver’s skate pic.twitter.com/SpJydzvR00 — @lakingsinsider The team and a number of reporters tweeted up a storm of strange and beautiful photos ...

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