NHL Recent Player News
|12/7/2016||Brent Seabrook, Chi, D|
|Seabrook left Tuesday's game with an upper-body injury.
Analysis: He's third on the Blackhawks with 14 assists and second in total ice time.
|12/7/2016||Julius Honka, Dal, D|
|Honka suffered an upper-body injury Tuesday and was reportedly seen wearing a cast on his arm after the game.
Analysis: He has three assists in eight games since being recalled Nov. 20.
|12/7/2016||Jaroslav Halak, NYI, G|
|Halak shined on Tuesday with 36 saves in a 4-2 win over the Rangers.
Analysis: Halak has been peppered with more than 30 shots in six of his last seven starts and three straight, posting a 2-0-1 record.
|12/7/2016||Alex Burmistrov, Wpg, C|
|Burmistrov suffered an upper-body injury Tuesday.
Analysis: He has just two assists in 23 games.
|12/7/2016||Patrik Laine, Wpg, RW|
|Laine scored his 17th goal and added his eighth assist Tuesday against Detroit.
Analysis: Tied for the league lead in goals with Sidney Crosby, Laine has five goals and two assists in his last five games.
|12/7/2016||Henrik Lundqvist, NYR, G|
|Lundqvist stopped 28 of 32 shots in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the Islanders.
Analysis: It was the third time in six starts that Lundqvist has allowed four goals. He has a subpar .901 save percentage in that span.
|12/7/2016||Andrew Ladd, NYI, LW|
|The slumping Ladd scored his third goal of the season Tuesday.
Analysis: The five-time 20-goal scorer had gone 10 straight games without scoring. He has just six points through 25 games.
|12/7/2016||Jason Chimera, NYI, LW|
|Chimera scored yet again in Tuesday's win over the Rangers.
Analysis: Though his ice time has been cut lately, he's been producing at an impressive rate with three goals in his last four games.
|12/7/2016||Jimmy Vesey, NYR, LW|
|Vesey missed practice Wednesday with an upper-body injury.
Analysis: It's unclear when Vesey suffered the injury or if he will need to miss Thursday's game against the Jets. He scored his ninth goal of the season in Tuesday's loss to the Islanders.
|12/7/2016||Matt Puempel, NYR, LW|
|Puempel was down on the ice for several minutes and left due to a concussion after taking a high stick from the Islanders' Brock Nelson on Tuesday.
Analysis: Puempel has been placed on IR.
|12/7/2016||Rick Nash, NYR, RW|
|Nash (groin) had to leave Tuesday's loss to the Islanders in the second period.
Analysis: Nash is day to day for now. He had an assist Tuesday and is among the team leaders with 18 points.
|12/7/2016||Cory Schneider, NJ, G|
|Schneider made 22 saves in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Canucks.
Analysis: It was the first time in seven starts that Schneider allowed fewer than three goals. However, the shots he faced was only one off the fewest he's seen all season.
|12/7/2016||Kyle Palmieri, NJ, RW|
|Palmieri scored just his fourth goal of the season Tuesday.
Analysis: Palmieri, who had a career-high 30 goals last season, had gone eight straight games without scoring.
|12/7/2016||Taylor Hall, NJ, LW|
|Hall had a goal and an assist in Tuesday's win over Vancouver.
Analysis: Hall has played just three games since missing nearly three weeks with a torn meniscus but is looking plenty healthy, compiling five points in the last two games.
|12/7/2016||Henrik Sedin, Van, C|
|Sedin notched his seventh goal of the season Tuesday.
Analysis: Sedin has two goals and three assists during a four-game point streak.
|12/7/2016||Daniel Sedin, Van, LW|
|Sedin converted on a 5-on-3 power play and assisted on brother Henrik Sedin's goal in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to New Jersey.
Analysis: It was just the second multipoint game of the season for Sedin, who now has goals in back-to-back games after going six straight without one.
|12/7/2016||Anders Nilsson, Buf, G|
|Nilsson made 34 saves in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime win over Edmonton.
Analysis: Nilsson allowed three goals for a fourth straight start but has a solid .932 save percentage on the season.
|12/7/2016||Cam Talbot, Edm, G|
|Talbot stopped just 22 shots in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime loss at Buffalo.
Analysis: Talbot has a 3.16 goals-against average and .895 save percentage in 10 road starts since the beginning of November. He has an .867 save percentage in his last four starts overall.
|12/7/2016||Rasmus Ristolainen, Buf, D|
|Ristolainen's first goal of the season came Tuesday on the power play in overtime, giving Buffalo a 4-3 win over Edmonton. He also had two assists.
Analysis: Ristolainen has seven points in his last five games. He played a season-high 29:58 of ice time Tuesday and continues to lead Buffalo in that category.
|12/7/2016||Evander Kane, Buf, LW|
|Kane scored twice, including one on the power play, and picked up two penalty minutes in Tuesday's overtime win over Edmonton.
Analysis: Kane has five points in his last five games after managing only two through his first 10 games of the season.
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