BARRIE, Ontario -- Hockey Hall of Famer Dale Hawerchuk is fighting stomach cancer.
The 56-year-old former Winnipeg Jets star is getting chemotherapy treatment after taking a leave of absence as coach of the Barrie Colts of the Ontario Hockey League in September.
"The chemo has hit me pretty hard," Hawerchuk told NHL.com. "I do it one week and it breaks the body down and then the next week I take a break and build my body up so I can do it again. I have to do that for two months. I really struggle to eat and have a feeding tube, but the last few days I've been able to eat a little bit, too. You've got to keep your nutrition up.
"For some reason the Lord put ...
ATLANTA -- Cardinals manager Mike Shildt said he expects Adam Wainwright to be available out of the bullpen in Game 5 of the National League Division Series against the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday.
"I would expect Waino [Adam Wainwright] to be available," Shildt said. "Dakota [Hudson] may be a little different scenario. Listen, we've got guys we have a lot of confidence in. You never say never. Extenuating circumstances."
If he gets in the game, Wainwright would be seeing the mound on two days' rest. If the ball gets to Hudson, it would mean just one day off after he started Game 4.
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