NHL Recent Player News
|11/22/2017||Jordan Nolan, Buf, RW|
|Nolan scored his first two goals of the season Wednesday in a 5-4 loss to Minnesota.
Analysis: Nolan had gone his first 19 games this season without a goal. He notched his second career two-goal game, the other coming Dec. 1, 2016 with the Kings.
|11/22/2017||Devan Dubnyk, Min, G|
|Dubnyk made 30 saves in Wednesday's 5-4 win at Buffalo.
Analysis: Dubnyk is 5-0-1 with a .938 save percentage in his last six starts.
|11/22/2017||Mikael Granlund, Min, RW|
|Granlund notched his second straight two-goal game in Wednesday's 5-4 win in Buffalo.
Analysis: Granlund has four goals and five assists during a five-game point streak.
|11/22/2017||Nino Niederreiter, Min, RW|
|Niederreiter scored two more goals Wednesday in a 5-4 win at Buffalo.
Analysis: Niederreiter has scored in five straight games, the second-longest streak in franchise history. He has eight goals and three assists in his last 12 games.
|11/22/2017||Scott Wilson, Det, LW|
|Wilson left in the second period of Detroit's game Wednesday against the Oilers with a lower-body injury.
Analysis: Wilson slid to block a shot and took a puck in the left leg. He limped off the ice and immediately retired to the dressing room. Acquired Oct. 21 in a trade with the Penguins, Wilson has no points and a minus-2 rating through 17 games this season.
|11/22/2017||Kyle Palmieri, NJ, RW|
|Palmieri is expected to miss 4-6 weeks with a broken right foot after being hit by a shot Monday in Minnesota.
Analysis: The 26-year-old Palmieri had four goals and five assists in 13 games. He missed six games earlier this season after injuring his left foot in practice on Oct. 22. Since joining the team in 2015-16, he has 60 goals and 59 assists in 175 games.
|11/22/2017||Shea Weber, Mon, D|
|Weber was a late scratch Tuesday night with a lower-body injury.
Analysis: Weber has four goals and nine assists in addition to being an excellent blue-line presence for Montreal.
|11/21/2017||Charlie Lindgren, Mon, G|
|Lindgren had 26 saves on 28 shots in Tuesday's 3-1 loss to Dallas.
Analysis: Lindgren lost his fourth straight start but had a much better outing after surrendering five goals in each of his previous two games.
|11/21/2017||Ben Bishop, Dal, G|
|Bishop made 29 saves for Dallas on his 31st birthday in Tuesday's 3-1 win over Montreal.
Analysis: Bishop has stopped 47 of 48 shots in his last two games but with the Stars back on the ice Wednesday in Colorado, he'll likely have the night off.
|11/21/2017||Tyler Seguin, Dal, C|
|Seguin had a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 3-1 win over Montreal.
Analysis: The Stars are back on the ice Wednesday in Colorado, where Seguin had a pair of assists in a 5-3 loss on Oct. 24.
|11/21/2017||Alexander Radulov, Dal, RW|
|Radulov had an assist in Tuesday's 3-1 win over Montreal.
Analysis: Radulov has recorded at least one point in 11 of 12 games, tallying six goals and 10 assists. This surge begin after he was held without a point Oct. 24 in Colorado, where the Stars play Wednesday night.
|11/21/2017||Jason Spezza, Dal, C|
|Spezza and Devin Shore scored 59 seconds apart late in the second period to lift the Dallas Stars over the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Spezza has scored in consecutive games after netting only one goal in the first 19.
|11/21/2017||Devin Shore, Dal, LW|
|Shore and Jason Spezza scored 59 seconds apart late in the second period to lift the Dallas Stars over the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Shore, who also had an assist on Spezza's goal, had no goals in the first 19 games this season, but scored for the second straight game to tie it 1-all at 18:22 of the second.
|11/21/2017||Jake Allen, StL, G|
|Allen made 26 saves in an 8-3 win over the Oilers on Tuesday.
Analysis: Allen has won three straight starts behind a 2.30 GAA. It's come after he allowed 10 goals in losing his previous two.
|11/21/2017||Cam Talbot, Edm, G|
|Talbot's poor play of late continued Tuesday as he was pulled after allowing two goals on three shots in the first 7:35 of the Oilers' 8-3 loss at St. Louis.
Analysis: He has allowed 12 goals on 63 shots in his last three starts.
|11/21/2017||Scottie Upshall, StL, LW|
|Upshall scored Tuesday against Edmonton.
Analysis: He has two goals and two assists in the last five games.
|11/21/2017||Vladimir Tarasenko, StL, RW|
|Tarasenko had two goals and two assists and got in a rare fight Tuesday night, helping the St. Louis Blues to an 8-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers.
Analysis: It was Tarasenko's second career Gordie Howe hat trick - a goal, an assist and a fight in the same game. The other one came on Nov. 13, 2014, against Nashville. He has seven goals and seven assists in the last 10 games.
|11/21/2017||Alexander Steen, StL, LW|
|Steen had an assist Tuesday against the Oilers.
Analysis: Steen has two goals and two assists over the last four games.
|11/21/2017||Paul Stastny, StL, C|
|Stastny scored his fifth goal of the season Tuesday against the Oilers.
Analysis: He has seven points during a four-game streak.
|11/21/2017||Jaden Schwartz, StL, LW|
|Schwartz had a goal and three assists Tuesday against the Oilers for his second career four-point game.
Analysis: Schwartz has 30 points in the first 22 contests this season, including nine during a five-game streak.
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