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NHL News: Player News and Updates for 3/10/14

NHL Daily Updates: Checking in on the Blackhawks, Blues, Tonight's TV Schedule and More

March 10, 2014

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We’ve begun another Monday, but the good news amid the usual disappointment is that we’ve got a pretty good NHL schedule to look forward to tonight. There are eight games on the schedule, so it shouldn’t be too tough to find a couple of good matchups to check out this evening. In the meantime, let’s take a look around the league at some of the noteworthy players out there right now. Here’s the latest.

Henrik Lundqvist, G, New York Rangers: Lundqvist will remember yesterday’s game for a long time to come. He logged his 300th career win against Detroit, posting a 3-0 shutout that featured 30 saves. Lundqvist has just one more win to go in order to tie for the franchise lead in victories (Mike Richter) and one more shutout to go to take the franchise lead in that department (Ed Giacomin--49).
That’s two wins in a row for the Rangers after they’d dropped three straight. Next up is a three-game road trip, starting tomorrow against the Hurricanes.

NHL News: Player News and Updates for 3/10/14

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Patrice Bergeron, C, Boston Bruins: Bergeron was cooking yesterday, and he had a heavy hand in his team’s win. He netted the game-winner on a power play in the 5-2 win over the Panthers, and also picked up a pair of assists and a plus-2 rating. Jimmy Hayes had both of the Panthers’ goals on the other side, but it was nowhere near enough.
As for the Bruins, they’re enjoying a nice win streak at the moment. They’ll head to Montreal on Wednesday, then host Phoenix (Thursday) and Carolina (Saturday).

Jonathan Toews, C, Chicago Blackhawks: Toews is rolling right now, and his production continued yesterday against the Sabres. He found the net in the third for the game-winner during Chicago’s 2-1 victory, giving him six goals in his current four-game scoring streak. Patrick Kane had the Hawks’ other score.
Chicago has three games this week after their light two-game set last week. The pair remaining in the coming days are Wednesday in Colorado and Friday at home against the Predators.

T.J. Oshie, RW, St. Louis Blues: The Blues have reason to celebrate this morning; They’re sitting atop the NHL standings right now. Helping out in a major way last night was Oshie, who logged the first goal of the game against the Wild, then scored during the shootout to get the Blues a 3-2 win. Since the break, Oshie has two goals and two assists.
It’s another busy week for St. Louis; They play every other day, just like they did last week. Up next is Dallas tomorrow and Edmonton on Thursday, then the team will head to Nashville on Saturday to close out the week.

NHL Daily Schedule: 16 teams will be out on the ice tonight, so we should be treated to a few pretty competitive games. Here’s a look at the complete schedule, along with the start times and TV networks carrying each matchup.

Monday, March 10, 2014:

7:00 PM ET:
Pittsburgh Penguins at Washington Capitals (NHLN-US, ROOT, CSN-DC)

7:30 PM ET:
Nashville Predators at Ottawa Senators (RDS, TSN, FS-TN)
Phoenix Coyotes at Tampa Bay Lightning (FS-A, SUN)

8:30 PM ET:
Columbus Blue Jackets at Dallas Stars (FS-O, FS-SW)

9:00 PM ET:
Winnipeg Jets at Colorado Avalanche (TSN-JETS, ALT)
Los Angeles Kings at Calgary Flames (FS-W, SNET-W)

10:00 PM ET:
NY Islanders at Vancouver Canucks (MSG PLUS, SNET-P)
Toronto Maple Leafs at Anaheim Ducks (LEAFS TV, KDOC)

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