NHL Hockey
Scoreboard| Playoffs| Stats|Standings|Teams|Players|Player News|Injuries|Transactions

NHL Recent Player News

Date Player
5/26/2017 Craig Anderson, Ott, G
Anderson made 39 saves but it wasn't enough as the Senators fell 3-2 in double overtime in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals in Pittsburgh.

Analysis: Anderson was the reason the Senators got as far as they did. He posted a .938 save percentage over his final eight playoff starts.
5/26/2017 Matt Murray, Pit, G
Murray made 27 saves to help give the defending Stanley Cup champions a 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final Thursday night.

Analysis: Murray posted a .946 save percentage in his five games since relieving Marc-Andre Fleury. It looks like coach Mike Sullivan made the right call.
5/26/2017 Chris Kunitz, Pit, LW
Kunitz's knuckling shot from outside the circle fluttered past Craig Anderson 5:09 into the second overtime to give the defending Stanley Cup champions a 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final Thursday night.

Analysis: Kunitz had two goals and assisted on Justin Schultz's tally. He ended a 25-game playoff goal drought in the second period.
5/25/2017 Sami Vatanen, Anh, D
Vatanen needs shoulder surgery and will be out for possibly six months, the Ducks announced Thursday.

Analysis: Vatanen had 24 points in 71 regular-season games and six points while appearing in 12 of the Ducks' 17 playoff contests.
5/25/2017 Hampus Lindholm, Anh, D
Lindholm needs shoulder surgery and will be out for four to five months, the Ducks announced Thursday.

Analysis: Lindholm appeared in 66 regular-season games and had 20 points before registering a goal and three assists while playing in all 17 playoff contests.
5/24/2017 Matt Murray, Pit, G
Murray finished with 28 saves in a 2-1 loss to the Sens in Game 6 of the East finals.

Analysis: The 22-year-old, who replaced Marc-Andre Fleury after Game 3, made maybe his finest save of the first on Derick Brassard, who found an open lane down the middle of the ice following a pass from Ryan.
5/24/2017 Evgeni Malkin, Pit, C
Malkin scored in Pittsburgh's 2-1 loss to the Senators in Game 6 of the East finals.

Analysis: It was the 153rd career playoff point in 142 games for Malkin - three back of Sidney Crosby for second among active players behind Jaromir Jagr - who had been jarring with Hoffman a few minutes earlier.
5/24/2017 Mike Hoffman, Ott, LW
Hoffman scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period and the Senators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 Tuesday night to force a decisive Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Finals.

Analysis: Hoffman fired a slap shot through traffic off a pass from Fredrik Claesson to put the Senators ahead at 1:34 of the third.
5/24/2017 Craig Anderson, Ott, G
Anderson stopped 45 shots, Mike Hoffman scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period and the Senators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 Tuesday night to force a decisive Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Finals.

Analysis: The 36-year-old Anderson was coming off a pair of rough outings, including Sunday when he was pulled after yielding four goals in Ottawa's 7-0 loss in Game 5 at Pittsburgh.
5/23/2017 Pekka Rinne, Nsh, G
Rinne made 38 saves in the 6-3 win over the Ducks in Monday's Game 6 clincher of the West finals.

Analysis: He has a 1.70 goals-against average in the playoffs.
5/23/2017 Austin Watson, Nsh, LW
Watson had two goals in the Game 6 clincher of the West finals against the Ducks on Monday.

Analysis: Three of his four goals in the playoffs have come in the last two games.
5/23/2017 Pontus Aberg, Nsh, LW
Aberg had two points in the Game 6 West final clincher for the Predators.

Analysis: Three of his four points in the playoffs have come in the last two games.
5/23/2017 Colton Sissons, Nsh, C
Sissons scored his third goal with 6:00 left, and the Predators eliminated the Anaheim Ducks with a 6-3 win in Game 6 on Monday night in the Western Conference finals.

Analysis: He had seven points in the playoffs coming into this game.
5/22/2017 Sidney Crosby, Pit, C
Crosby had a goal in his third straight game and added an assist in Sunday's Game 5 rout of the Senators.

Analysis: He's the 22nd player in NHL history to reach 100 career playoff assists.
5/22/2017 Craig Anderson, Ott, G
Anderson allowed four goals on 14 shots in 18 1/2 minutes of a 7-0 loss to the Penguins in Game 5 on Sunday.

Analysis: Coach Guy Boucher said Anderson will start Game 6.
5/22/2017 Matt Murray, Pit, G
Murray made 25 saves in the 7-0 rout of Ottawa in Game 5 on Sunday.

Analysis: He's stopped 49 of 51 shots while starting the last two games.
5/22/2017 Carter Rowney, Pit, RW
Rowney had three assists in Game 5 on Sunday against the Senators.

Analysis: These are his first points of the playoffs.
5/22/2017 Evgeni Malkin, Pit, C
Malkin had three assists in Sunday's Game 5 rout of the Senators.

Analysis: He had two points in the series heading into this contest.
5/22/2017 Nick Bonino, Pit, C
Bonino had two assists in Sunday's Game 5 rout of the Senators.

Analysis: He only has five points in the postseason.
5/21/2017 Pekka Rinne, Nsh, G
Rinne made 32 saves in Saturday's 3-1 victory over the Ducks in Game 5.

Analysis: He has a 1.62 goals-against average in the playoffs.
More Player News >>

Sports Data API Powered by STATS © 2017 by STATS.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS is strictly prohibited.