NHL Recent Player News
|3/11/2014||P.A. Parenteau, RW||Parenteau will miss at least four weeks with a right knee injury, coach Patrick Roy said Tuesday after a team workout.
Analysis: Parenteau suffered a sprained MCL during a mid-ice collision early in an overtime win against Winnipeg on Monday. Parenteau has 14 goals and 19 assists this season.
|3/11/2014||Rich Peverley, C||Peverley underwent a procedure to correct an irregular heartbeat six months ago after a physical revealed the condition at the start of training camp. The Dallas Stars' forward missed a game last week with a recurrence of the problem. His biggest scare came Monday night when he collapsed on the bench early in a game against Columbus and was rushed through a tunnel and stabilized.
Analysis: The 31-year-old Peverley ended up in good condition at a Dallas hospital, but the episode shook his teammates and led to the game's postponement with the Blue Jackets leading 1-0 in the first period.
|3/10/2014||Jordan Nolan, C||The NHL has suspended Nolan for one game for punching Oilers forward Jesse Joensuu.
Analysis: Nolan will lose $3,589 in salary. Late in the second period of the Kings' 4-2 win at Edmonton on Sunday, Nolan punched Joensuu in the jaw in front of the Kings' net. Joensuu's arms were tied up by a linesman when he was struck by Nolan. Nolan was assessed a double-minor for roughing. He will miss the Kings' game Monday night in Calgary.
|3/10/2014||Joakim Andersson, C||Andersson is expected to be out for at least two weeks with a broken foot.
Analysis: Andersson becomes the latest Red Wing to suffer an injury, joining fellow centers Pavel Datsyuk, Stephen Weiss and Darren Helm.
|3/10/2014||Ben Scrivens, G||Scrivens made 46 saves as Edmonton fell to Los Angeles 4-2 on Sunday.
Analysis: The loss marked the second time this season that Scrivens has seen 50 or more shots in a game.
|3/10/2014||Patrick Kane, RW||Kane scored a pretty first-period goal, helping Chicago get on the board in Sunday's 2-1 win over Buffalo.
Analysis: The Buffalo native likes playing in his hometown, scoring three goals in four career games on the road versus the Sabres.
|3/10/2014||Patrice Bergeron, C||Patrice Bergeron had a goal and two assists in Sunday's 5-3 win over Florida.
Analysis: Bergeron was the leader of the Boston attack that had 42 shots on goal, one behind the team's high for the season.
|3/10/2014||Jimmy Hayes, RW||Hayes finished with Florida's only two goals in a 5-2 loss to Boston on Sunday.
Analysis: He now has seven tallies in 37 games.
|3/10/2014||Henrik Lundqvist, G||Lundqvist had 30 saves in a 3-0 shutout of the Red Wings on Sunday.
Analysis: He's stopped 52 of 54 shots while winning his last two starts following a three-game losing streak.
|3/10/2014||Chris Kreider, LW||Kreider fired home a pair of goals in a 3-0 win over Detroit on Sunday.
Analysis: Kreider had scored only once in his previous five games since returning from the Olympic break.
|3/10/2014||Matt Moulson, LW||Moulson had a goal Sunday.
Analysis: He has three goals and seven assists during an eight-game point streak.
|3/10/2014||Ilya Bryzgalov, G||In Sunday's 3-2 shootout loss to St. Louis, Bryzgalov had 21 saves in his first start for Minnesota since coming over in a trade with Edmonton.
Analysis: However, he failed to stop a shot in the shootout.
|3/9/2014||Cristopher Nilstorp, G||The Dallas Stars have called up goaltender Cristopher Nilstorp from Texas of the American Hockey League while they figure out the extent of Kari Lehtonen's head injury. Lehtonen was injured in the third period Saturday night in a win over Minnesota when Erik Haula ran over him and knocked off Lehtonen's helmet.
Analysis: Tim Thomas, acquired in a trade with Florida at the deadline last week, replaced Lehtonen and got the win when the Stars scored twice in the final 10 minutes to beat the Wild 4-3. He's likely to start Monday night against Columbus, with Nilstorp backing him up.
|3/9/2014||Adam Henrique, C||Henrique finished with two goals as New Jersey captured a 5-4 win over Carolina on Saturday.
Analysis: Henrique has been on a roll with nine goals over his last six games.
|3/9/2014||Kimmo Timonen, D||Timonen finished with a pair of goals in a 4-3 loss to Toronto on Saturday.
Analysis: Timonen has two goals and five assists over his last four games.
|3/9/2014||Craig Anderson, G||Anderson finished with 46 stops in a 5-3 win over Winnipeg on Saturday.
Analysis: Despite the huge save total, Anderson has given up three or more goals in four of his last five starts.
|3/9/2014||Ales Hemsky, RW||Hemsky finished with three assists to help Ottawa win 5-3 at Winnipeg on Saturday.
Analysis: Hemsky has two goals and three assists over his last three games.
|3/9/2014||Antti Niemi, G||Niemi made 27 saves Saturday in a 4-0 win over Montreal.
Analysis: He hadn't been great in his previous four with a 2-2-0 record and .859 save percentage, so his third shutout of the season came at a good time.
|3/9/2014||Logan Couture, C||Couture had a goal and two assists Saturday in a win over Montreal.
Analysis: He has six points in six games since returning from his extended injury absence.
|3/9/2014||Tyler Seguin, C||Seguin had a goal and two assists Saturday in a win over Minnesota.
Analysis: He's red hot with eight points in two games, and his 66 for the season have him one away from tying his career-best mark from 2011-12.
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