NHL Daily Fix: Sather to reportedly have surgery, remembering NHL 94

By Brian Stubits | CBSSports.com

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The NHL Daily Fix is your morning wakeup call, with news and notes for the day's hockey action.

Morning buzz

If you missed it Wednesday night in Anaheim, there was a pretty good game between the Ducks and Blackhawks. Somehow, the refs missed this high stick on Andrew Cogliano but like a true hockey player, he returned moments later. The Ducks won, 4-2. (Recap)

According to a report, Rangers GM Glen Sather is going to have surgery for prostate cancer. Best of luck, Slats. (Newsday)

The Bruins will be without defenseman Adam McQuaid, who will miss the next three-to-four weeks with a shoulder strain (video inside link). Will the B's be looking for a defenseman at the trade deadline? (Kukla's Korner)

A wrapup of the NHL general managers meetings in Toronto where they not only discussed visors, but goalie equipment, video review and some other details. (CBC)

What was the worst trade the Toronto Maple Leafs ever made? Steve Simmons says it might have been the deal that sent Tuukka Rask to Boston. (Toronto Sun)

The Maple Leafs waived Mike Komisarek, who agreed to waive his no-movement clause. Would any team dare pick him up? (The Leafs Nation)

Mike Commodore isn't done yet. He has a professional tryout with the Texas Stars of the AHL. Perhaps this will be the time he wears No. 64. (Texas Stars)

With the 20th anniversary of EA's NHL 94 upon us, NHL players reminisce about one of the great video games ever.

Thursday's schedule

Florida at NY Rangers (7 ET)
New Jersey at Carolina (7 ET, NHL Network)
Montreal at NY Islanders (7 ET)
Toronto at Buffalo (7 ET)
Boston at Ottawa (7:30 ET)
Washington at Winnipeg (8 ET)
Calgary at Nashville (8 ET)
Vancouver at Phoenix (10 ET)
Dallas at Los Angeles (10:30 ET)

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