NHL Injury Report: Which 2013 NHL Playoff Teams Are Hurting the Most?

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NHL Injury Report: Which 2013 NHL Playoff Teams Are Hurting the Most?
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Depth is so important to achieving success in the NHL playoffs, and nothing ruins depth more than injuries to key players.

Whether it's a top-six forward, a top defenseman, a goaltender or even a role player, when injuries happen in a playoff series, it forces coaches to change their lines on the fly. This isn't an ideal situation because putting players with different linemates and in different roles can upset a team's chemistry.

Due to the intense physical play we see in the postseason, injuries aren't uncommon at this time of the year, but their impact on a team's chances of winning games consistently is far greater compared to the regular season.

Let's look at the remaining playoff teams hurting the most from injuries.

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