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NHL News: Player News and Updates for 12/10/13

NHL Daily Updates: Checking in on Perry and the Ducks, tonight's TV schedule and more

December 10, 2013

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The NHL action will be ramping up this evening with 12 games happening across the league. That’ll be a lot to keep up with, so hockey fans should reserve their spots on the couch extra-early. While we’re waiting on game-time, let’s take a closer look at some of the notable players across the league and see what everyone’s up to. Here’s the latest.

Clarke MacArthur, LW, Ottawa Senators: The Senators were barely able to escape the Flyers last night, and they owe much of that to MacArthur. He posted a pair of goals in the narrow 5-4 shootout win, the latest in a recent line of nice statistical outings. MacArthur has 11 points over the last 10 games.
Up next for Ottawa is a home-and-home against the Sabres. They’ll start it out in Buffalo tonight.

NHL News: Player News and Updates for 12/10/13

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Evgeni Malkin, C, Pittsburgh Penguins: Good news for the Penguins: it looks like Malkin is A-OK. He made his return to the ice last night after missing two games with a lower-body injury and scored a goal in an eventual 2-1 Penguins win. That gives him eight scores to go with his 30 assists on the year. Sidney Crosby added the other (game-winning) goal for Pittsburgh.
Malkin and company will get a few days to rest before returning to action. Their next game is at home against the Devils on Friday.

Eddie Lack, G, Vancouver Canucks: The rookie Lack will remember last night’s game against the Hurricanes for a very long time. He collected his first career NHL shutout in a 2-0 home win, stopping 31 shots in the process. That runs Lack’s record to 4-2 so far this year. Helping out on offense were Christopher Tanev and Jannik Hansen, who each had a goal.
The Canucks have a couple more home games coming to close out the week. They’ll welcome the Oilers Friday and the Bruins on Saturday.

Corey Perry, RW, Anaheim Ducks: Perry has been on a tear recently, and his latest conquest became the Islanders last night. He posted a pair of goals in the 5-2 win, handing New York their 10th straight loss in the process. Perry now has an eight-game points streak going, with eight goals and three assists in that span.
Just one more game left for the Ducks this week; that’s tomorrow at home against the Wild. After that, they’ll start off a busy stretch against the Oilers on Sunday.

NHL Daily Schedule: 24 teams will be out on the ice this evening, so it’ll be a very busy day for even the most jaded hockey fan. Here’s a look at the complete schedule, as well as the start times and TV networks carrying the games.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013:

7:00 PM ET:
Ottawa Senators at Buffalo Sabres (SNET-E, MSG-B, BELL TV)
Tampa Bay Lightning at Washington Capitals (SUN, CSN-DC)
New Jersey Devils at Columbus Blue Jackets (MSG PLUS, FS-O)
Los Angeles Kings at Montreal Canadiens (RDS, TSN, FS-W)

7:30 PM ET:
Detroit Red Wings at Florida Panthers (FS-D, FS-F)
Nashville Predators at NY Rangers (NBCSN, MSG 2)

8:00 PM ET:
St. Louis Blues at Winnipeg Jets (FS-MW, TSN-JETS)

8:30 PM ET:
Chicago Blackhawks at Dallas Stars (CSN-CH, FS-SW)

9:00 PM ET:
Phoenix Coyotes at Colorado Avalanche (KTVK, ALT)

9:30 PM ET:
Boston Bruins at Calgary Flames (TSN, NESN)
Carolina Hurricanes at Edmonton Oilers (FS-CR, SNET-W)

10:30 PM ET:
NY Islanders at San Jose Sharks (MSG PLUS, CSN-CA)

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