NHL Recent Player News
|3/4/2015||Brett Connolly, RW|
|Connolly will miss six weeks with a broken finger.
Analysis: Connolly took a puck to the hand during practice and left the ice early and the news turned out to be bad for him the day before he was set to make his club debut.
|3/4/2015||Roberto Luongo, G|
|The Panthers will be without Luongo and Al Montoya for at least one game and possibly longer after both got hurt against Toronto on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Luongo started Tuesday's game, getting hurt late in the first period but staying in the game. Montoya took his spot when the team returned to the ice for the second period, and that's when things started getting wacky for the Panthers as he got hurt. Luongo got cleared by the medical staff, put his uniform back on and surprisingly returned to the game. He wound up stopping all 19 shots he faced Tuesday night, and the Panthers still lost.
|3/4/2015||Trevor Daley, D|
|Daley has a knee injury.
Analysis: Daley will be out two to four weeks.
|3/4/2015||Daniel Sedin, LW|
|Sedin had two assists in Tuesday's loss to San Jose.
Analysis: Sedin has nine assists over his last eight contests.
|3/4/2015||Henrik Sedin, C|
|Sedin had two goals in Tuesday's loss to the Sharks, extending his point streak to eight games.
Analysis: Sedin has six goals and seven assists during the eight-game point streak, his longest since a 12-game run last season.
|3/4/2015||Joe Thornton, C|
|Thornton had two assists in Tuesday's win at Vancouver and has four assists in his last four games.
Analysis: Thornton hasn't scored in nine games, one shy of his longest drought of the season, though he continues to set up teammates.
|3/4/2015||Patrick Marleau, LW|
|Marleau had two assists in Tuesday's win at Vancouver.
Analysis: Marleau continues to play well in the second half of the season, tallying eight goals with 12 assists in his last 21 games. He started slow with 28 points in his first 44 games.
|3/4/2015||Logan Couture, C|
|Couture scored his 22nd goal in Tuesday's win at Vancouver.
Analysis: Couture has tallied a point in 10 of his last 13 games, totaling four goals and eight assists in that span.
|3/4/2015||Trevor Lewis, C|
|Lewis scored his ninth goal and had two assists Tuesday against the Oilers.
Analysis: Lewis has three goals and four assists over his last nine games after recording only 12 points in his first 45 contests.
|3/4/2015||Anze Kopitar, C|
|Kopitar scored his 13th goal and recorded two assists in Tuesday's win at Edmonton.
Analysis: Kopitar has two goals and six assists in his last nine games.
|3/4/2015||Jeff Carter, C|
|Carter scored his 21st goal Tuesday at Edmonton.
Analysis: Carter has scored six goals in his last six road games.
|3/4/2015||Drew Doughty, D|
|Doughty had two assists in Tuesday's win at Edmonton.
Analysis: With 33 assists through 65 games, Doughty could threaten his career-high assist total of 43 from 2009-10.
|3/4/2015||Ryan Kesler, C|
|Kesler scored his 17th goal Tuesday versus Arizona.
Analysis: Kesler has scored in two of his last three games after a nine-game drought. Perhaps this is the start of a hot stretch for the 11th-year veteran, who has been streaky all season.
|3/4/2015||Jakob Silfverberg, RW|
|Silfverberg scored his 10th goal and tallied his 19th and 20th assists Tuesday against the Coyotes.
Analysis: Silfverberg has two goals and four assists over his last seven games.
|3/4/2015||Andrew Cogliano, C|
|Cogliano scored his 11th and 12th goals of the season in Tuesday's win at Arizona.
Analysis: Cogliano has been productive lately with six goals and two assists in his last nine games.
|3/4/2015||Matt Dumba, D|
|Dumba scored a pair of goals in the second period in a 3-2 shootout win over Ottawa on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Dumba has scored four of his seven career goals in the past seven games. He has six goals and four assists in 39 contests this season.
|3/4/2015||Andrew Hammond, G|
|Hammond made 36 saves Tuesday against Minnesota but took a 3-2 shootout defeat, his first in six NHL starts.
Analysis: Hammond is 5-0-1 with a 1.29 goals-against average in eight career appearances, seven this season.
|3/4/2015||Cody Eakin, C|
|Eakin scored 2:18 into overtime and the Dallas Stars beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Tuesday night to snap a six-game losing streak.
Analysis: Eakin also had an assist, giving him seven points (five goals, two assists) in his last eight games.
|3/4/2015||David Clarkson, RW|
|Clarkson will miss four to six weeks with a torn oblique muscle suffered Tuesday night against the Washington Capitals. The injured-ravaged Blue Jackets have totaled 406 man-games lost to injury with 19 games remaining. Last season's total was 292.
Analysis: The 30-year-old Clarkson was acquired Feb. 26 from Toronto for injured right wing Nathan Horton. He was scoreless in three games.
|3/4/2015||Steven Stamkos, C|
|Stamkos scored his 36th goal Tuesday.
Analysis: The superstar is sizzling with eight goals in a nine-game stretch.
|<< Previous Player News||More Player News >>|