NHL Recent Player News
|12/11/2017||Alexander Kerfoot, Col, RW|
|Kerfoot apparently suffered a lower-body injury Monday against the Penguins.
Analysis: The rookie is among the team leaders with 21 points. He is considered day to day.
|12/11/2017||Corey Perry, Anh, RW|
|Perry left Monday's game against Carolina with a lower-body injury.
Analysis: Perry, who leads the Ducks with 22 points, was skating in the Carolina offensive zone when he collided with Hurricanes left winger Jeff Skinner and had to be helped off the ice favoring his right leg. His departure comes in the same game captain Ryan Getzlaf came back from a fractured cheekbone that had sidelined him since Oct. 29.
|12/11/2017||Antoine Roussel, Dal, LW|
|Roussel was held out Monday after suffering an upper-body injury against the Golden Knights on Saturday.
Analysis: This appears to be a precautionary move more than anything.
|12/11/2017||Nail Yakupov, Col, RW|
|Yakupov missed his third straight game Monday with an illness.
Analysis: It's uncertain when Yakupov will return, but he does not have a point in his last six games.
|12/11/2017||Rick Nash, NYR, RW|
|Nash scored his eighth goal of the season Monday against the Stars.
Analysis: Nash also had two assists Saturday against the Devils after totaling just two points in the previous nine games.
|12/11/2017||Jamie Benn, Dal, LW|
|Benn had an assist Monday against the Rangers.
Analysis: Benn has five points in the last six games after going five straight without one.
|12/11/2017||Tristan Jarry, Pit, G|
|Jarry stopped 26 of 27 shots in a 2-1 loss to Colorado on Monday.
Analysis: Since replacing injured starter Matt Murray, Jarry has gone 3-2-0 with a 2.26 GAA and .927 save percentage in six starts. However, it looks like he will the backup again soon as Murray could return Thursday in Las Vegas.
|12/11/2017||Evgeni Malkin, Pit, C|
|Malkin had an assist Monday against the Avalanche.
Analysis: He has two goals and five assists over a six-game point streak to give him 28 points in 28 contests this season.
|12/11/2017||Phil Kessel, Pit, RW|
|Kessel scored again Monday against Colorado to give him a five-game point streak.
Analysis: Of Kessel's team-leading 15 goals, seven have come over the last nine contests. The three-time All-Star has been on a tear for over a month now, having amassed 11 goals and 11 assists in the past 17 games.
|12/11/2017||Jake Guentzel, Pit, LW|
|Guentzel had an assist Monday against the Avs.
Analysis: He has six goals and four assists in the last 10 games.
|12/11/2017||Erik Johnson, Col, D|
|Johnson had an assist Monday in Pittsburgh.
Analysis: Johnson now has a three-game point streak after scoring a goal in each of the previous two contests.
|12/11/2017||Blake Comeau, Col, RW|
|Comeau scored into an empty net Monday in Pittsburgh.
Analysis: He has 14 points in the last 22 games after failing to record one in the first seven.
|12/11/2017||Dustin Byfuglien, Wpg, D|
|Byfuglien is week-to-week with a lower-body injury.
Analysis: The defenseman has no goals and 15 assists in 28 games this season.
|12/11/2017||Corey Crawford, Chi, G|
|Crawford stopped 31 shots in the Blackhawks' 3-1 win over the Coyotes on Sunday.
Analysis: Crawford has now stopped 57 of 60 shots in winning both starts since coming off IR. The Blackhawks host the Panthers on Tuesday, and Crawford stopped 37 shots in a 4-1 win in Florida on Nov. 25. Crawford is 3-0-0 in four career home starts versus the Panthers, posting a 0.91 GAA with a shutout.
|12/11/2017||Patrick Kane, Chi, RW|
|Kane had a pair of assists in the Blackhawks' 3-1 win over the Coyotes on Sunday
Analysis: Kane assisted on Artem Anisimov's go-ahead goal with 4:47 remaining in the third period, and he set up Nick Schmaltz's goal less than two minutes later. Kane had not recorded a point in his previous four games. "Something's got to change," he said. "You've got to fix it yourself or change some things up." The Blackhawks host the Panthers on Tuesday, and Kane had a goal in Florida on Nov. 25.
|12/11/2017||Evan Rodrigues, Buf, LW|
|Rodrigues scored both goals for the Sabres in Sunday's 3-2 OT loss at St. Louis.
Analysis: Rodrigues was playing in just his third game this season after coming back from a hand injury.
|12/11/2017||Evander Kane, Buf, LW|
|Kane had an assist in Sunday's 3-2 OT loss at St. Louis.
Analysis: Kane, who ranks second on the Sabres with 59 hits, has a four-game point streak.
|12/11/2017||Jake Allen, StL, G|
|Allen had 22 saves as the Blues beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 in OT on Sunday night.
Analysis: Allen has now won his last four starts, posting a 1.50 GAA with a shutout.
|12/11/2017||Brayden Schenn, StL, C|
|Schenn had another goal as the Blues beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 in OT on Sunday night.
Analysis: Schenn has now scored in four consecutive games - starting with a hat trick in Montreal on Dec. 5.
|12/11/2017||Colton Parayko, StL, D|
|Parayko assisted on Vladimir Tarasenko's OT goal as the beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 on Sunday night.
Analysis: In his last 13 games, Parayko has two goals and 10 assists to go with a plus-5 rating.
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