Hockey News: Injuries Strike
This season, Higgins picked up right where he left off, grabbing eight goals and 13 points in as many games while playing on a line with captain Saku Koivu and Michael Ryder. His absence leaves a huge hole on the left wing, but creates an opportunity for rookie (and fan favorite) Guillaume Latendresse.
Until this point, the 19-year-old Latendresse had played an average of just 9:35 a game. He played almost 20 minutes Tuesday night and scored a goal. If the young power forward ever stumbles, look for another youngster, Alexander Perezhogin, to get a shot. ...
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