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Updated: January 13, 2004, 2:04 PM ET
By Jim Wilkie
Florida Panthers: Florida rookie forward Nathan Horton has a torn rotator cuff and might be out for the rest of the season. The 18-year-old third overall pick in the 2003 draft was just starting to heat up and was perhaps the Panthers' best skater in the past few weeks.

Ronning
Ronning
New York Islanders: Cliff Ronning's fire for hockey burned brighter in last spring's playoffs while playing for Minnesota, but he couldn't find a job until last week. The newest member of the New York Islanders might make his season debut Tuesday night against the Rangers.

New York Rangers: As if the Rangers need any more reasons to dislike Islanders captain Michael Peca, who was accused of deliberately sticking out his knee in a collision with Blueshirts forward Jamie Lundmark earlier this season. Some MSG broadcasters said Peca deliberately flipped a puck at Rangers defenseman Brian Leetch's head, but even Leetch said he didn't believe it was intentional.


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