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Damien Brunner scored for Switzerland in a 3-2 loss to the United States on Saturday.

The Swiss were on the wrong end of a pair of questionable offside calls, which negated goals in the contest. Switzerland is now 0-2 at the 2014 World Hockey Championship and they will look for their first win on Monday against Belarus.

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Damien Brunner opened the scoring with his 11th goal of the season Sunday.

It was Brunner's return to action after spending two games in the press box as a healthy scratch. Brunner has now spent five games this season as a healthy scratch and this is not what the Devils were expecting when they inked him as an off-season signing.

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Damien Brunner found the back of the net for the first time in 12 games on Saturday.

Brunner is a very streaky player as he has shown over the last two seasons so scoring his 10th goal of the season could be the start of a new streak. He has 19 points this season.

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Damien Brunner returned to action on Tuesday March 4.

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Damien Brunner (charley horse) might be back on Tuesday.

Brunner skated with the Devils during Monday's optional practice. He's been out for two consecutive games.

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The New Jersey Devils will be without Damien Brunner and Bryce Salvador against the San Jose Sharks on Sunday.

Brunner is dealing with a charley horse in his left leg while Salvador is suffering from a bruised collarbone, so both will miss another contest.

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Damien Brunner's lower-body injury is a charley horse.

Brunner couldn't complete Thursday's game and he won't return on Saturday. Consider him day-to-day beyond that.

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Damien Brunner is out with a lower-body injury.

Brunner was hurt during Thursday's game and won't play on Saturday. Beyond that, the extent of his injury isn't known yet.

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Damien Brunner has yet to register a point through three Olympic games.

Brunner and the Swiss have been bailed out by extraordinary goaltending by Jonas Hiller, who has allowed just one goal in three games. As the tournament shifts to elimination games though, the Swiss offense will have to start scoring more. NHLers like Brunner and Nino Niederreiter will have to pick it up.

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Damien Brunner scored a goal and added two helpers in the Devils' 7-1 romp over St. Louis Tuesday night.

The struggling winger is enjoying his most productive stretch of the season with five goals and three assists in his past six games. It's anyone's guess as to whether the Devils' free-agent signing will continue to produce, or fall back into a slump.