NHL Recent Player News
|3/11/2014||Seth Jones, D||Seth Jones recorded two points, including the game-winning goal in overtime, in Monday's 4-3 win by Nashville over Ottawa.
Analysis: The performance marked the first time in his career that Jones has recorded a goal and an assist in the same game.
|3/11/2014||Dustin Byfuglien, D||Byfuglien found the back of the net for the second straight game, scoring twice on Monday in Winnipeg's 3-2 overtime loss to Colorado.
Analysis: Despite his scoring spree, the Jets have not been able to make Byfuglien's goals hold up, as the team has lost four straight games.
|3/11/2014||Ondrej Palat, LW||Ondrej Palat scored two goals and dished off an assist for Tampa Bay in Monday's 4-3 shootout loss to Phoenix. Palat did miss a chacne to score in the shootout.
Analysis: Palat has been on a roll lately, recording five points over the team's last two games.
|3/11/2014||Jason Spezza, C||Jason Spezza scored a goal and had two assists, helping Ottawa rally from a 3-0 deficit before losing Tuesday night to Nashville, 4-3 in overtime.
Analysis: Spezza's goal was a dramatic one, as he tied the game with 67 seconds remaining in regulation.
|3/11/2014||Chris Kunitz, LW||Chris Kunitz scored two goals, including the game-winner in the second period, as Pittsburgh topped Washington 3-2 on Monday.
Analysis: Kunitz had not scored multiple goals in a game since Jan. 3, when he scored two against the New York Rangers.
|3/11/2014||Tyler Bozak, C||Bozak had a goal and two assists Monday in a win over Anaheim.
Analysis: He has 10 points in his last seven games.
|3/11/2014||Jonathan Bernier, G||Bernier made 43 saves Monday in a 3-1 win over Anaheim.
Analysis: He's 3-0-0 with a 1.95 goals-against average and .946 save percentage since March 5.
|3/11/2014||Phil Kessel, RW||Kessel had a goal and two assists Monday in a win over Vancouver.
Analysis: He has 35 points in his last 21 games with 14 multipoint efforts in that span, so it's no wonder that he's averaging a career-best 1.11 points per game this season.
|3/11/2014||Anders Lee, C||Lee had a goal and an assist Monday in a win over Vancouver.
Analysis: The 23-year-old has five goals and two assists in seven games this season.
|3/11/2014||Frans Nielsen, C||Nielsen had a goal and an assist Monday in a win over Vancouver.
Analysis: He's got three points in three games after going seven games without impacting the scoresheet.
|3/11/2014||Kyle Okposo, RW||Okposo had three assists Monday in a win over Vancouver.
Analysis: Okposo has four points in two games and is nearing a point-per-game average. At 0.98, he's considerably higher than his previous career best of 0.65 in 2009-10.
|3/11/2014||Anze Kopitar, C||Kopitar had a goal and an assist Monday in a win over Calgary.
Analysis: He has 12 points in nine games.
|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.
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