NHL Recent Player News
|11/22/2017||Jakub Voracek, Phi, RW|
|Voracek scored his seventh goal and third in four games Wednesday in a 4-3 OT loss to the Islanders.
Analysis: Voracek has three goals and three assists during a four-game point streak. He already has 27 points in 22 games after totaling 61 in 82 last season.
|11/22/2017||Thomas Greiss, NYI, G|
|Greiss stopped 35 of 38 shots in a 4-3 OT win over Philadelphia on Wednesday.
Analysis: Greiss is 5-0-1 with a .913 save percentage in his last six starts. Since opening the season with two losses, Greiss is 7-1-1 in nine starts.
|11/22/2017||John Tavares, NYI, C|
|Tavares set up a pair of goals in Wednesday's 4-3 OT win over Philadelphia.
Analysis: Tavares has three goals and four assists in his last five games overall. He has eight goals and 15 points in nine home games this season.
|11/22/2017||Josh Bailey, NYI, RW|
|Bailey continued his impressive season with an OT goal and two assists Wednesday in a 4-3 win over Philadelphia.
Analysis: Bailey has two goals and six assists in his last four games. He already has 26 points in 21 games after he had a career-high 56 in 82 last season.
|11/22/2017||Mike Smith, Cgy, G|
|Smith stopped 40 of 41 shots in a 1-0 OT loss at Columbus on Wednesday.
Analysis: Smith is 4-0-1 with a .932 save percentage in his last five games.
|11/22/2017||Sergei Bobrovsky, Cls, G|
|Bobrovsky recorded his third shutout of the season with 22 saves Wednesday in a 1-0 win over Calgary.
Analysis: Bobrovsky has stopped 148 of 152 shots for a ridiculous .974 save percentage during a five-game win streak.
|11/22/2017||Johnny Gaudreau, Cgy, LW|
|Gaudreau had his 10-game point streak snapped in Wednesday's 1-0 loss in Columbus.
Analysis: Gaudreau has registered a point in all but four games this season. Johnny Hockey is just one of four NHL players this season with a scoring streak of 10 or more consecutive games. The others are Nikita Kucherov and Steven Stamkos of Tampa Bay and Anze Kopitar of the Kings.
|11/22/2017||Robin Lehner, Buf, G|
|Lehner stopped 17 of 19 shots in relief, taking the loss Wednesday against Minnesota.
Analysis: Lehner is 0-5-1 with a 3.25 goals-against average in his last five appearances.
|11/22/2017||Jordan Nolan, Buf, RW|
|Nolan scored his first two goals of the season Wednesday in a 5-4 loss to Minnesota.
Analysis: Nolan had gone his first 19 games this season without a goal. He notched his second career two-goal game, the other coming Dec. 1, 2016 with the Kings.
|11/22/2017||Devan Dubnyk, Min, G|
|Dubnyk made 30 saves in Wednesday's 5-4 win at Buffalo.
Analysis: Dubnyk is 5-0-1 with a .938 save percentage in his last six starts.
|11/22/2017||Mikael Granlund, Min, RW|
|Granlund notched his second straight two-goal game in Wednesday's 5-4 win in Buffalo.
Analysis: Granlund has four goals and five assists during a five-game point streak.
|11/22/2017||Nino Niederreiter, Min, RW|
|Niederreiter scored two more goals Wednesday in a 5-4 win at Buffalo.
Analysis: Niederreiter has scored in five straight games, the second-longest streak in franchise history. He has eight goals and three assists in his last 12 games.
|11/22/2017||Scott Wilson, Det, LW|
|Wilson left in the second period of Detroit's game Wednesday against the Oilers with a lower-body injury.
Analysis: Wilson slid to block a shot and took a puck in the left leg. He limped off the ice and immediately retired to the dressing room. Acquired Oct. 21 in a trade with the Penguins, Wilson has no points and a minus-2 rating through 17 games this season.
|11/22/2017||Kyle Palmieri, NJ, RW|
|Palmieri is expected to miss 4-6 weeks with a broken right foot after being hit by a shot Monday in Minnesota.
Analysis: The 26-year-old Palmieri had four goals and five assists in 13 games. He missed six games earlier this season after injuring his left foot in practice on Oct. 22. Since joining the team in 2015-16, he has 60 goals and 59 assists in 175 games.
|11/22/2017||Shea Weber, Mon, D|
|Weber was a late scratch Tuesday night with a lower-body injury.
Analysis: Weber has four goals and nine assists in addition to being an excellent blue-line presence for Montreal.
|11/21/2017||Charlie Lindgren, Mon, G|
|Lindgren had 26 saves on 28 shots in Tuesday's 3-1 loss to Dallas.
Analysis: Lindgren lost his fourth straight start but had a much better outing after surrendering five goals in each of his previous two games.
|11/21/2017||Ben Bishop, Dal, G|
|Bishop made 29 saves for Dallas on his 31st birthday in Tuesday's 3-1 win over Montreal.
Analysis: Bishop has stopped 47 of 48 shots in his last two games but with the Stars back on the ice Wednesday in Colorado, he'll likely have the night off.
|11/21/2017||Tyler Seguin, Dal, C|
|Seguin had a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 3-1 win over Montreal.
Analysis: The Stars are back on the ice Wednesday in Colorado, where Seguin had a pair of assists in a 5-3 loss on Oct. 24.
|11/21/2017||Alexander Radulov, Dal, RW|
|Radulov had an assist in Tuesday's 3-1 win over Montreal.
Analysis: Radulov has recorded at least one point in 11 of 12 games, tallying six goals and 10 assists. This surge begin after he was held without a point Oct. 24 in Colorado, where the Stars play Wednesday night.
|11/21/2017||Jason Spezza, Dal, C|
|Spezza and Devin Shore scored 59 seconds apart late in the second period to lift the Dallas Stars over the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Spezza has scored in consecutive games after netting only one goal in the first 19.
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