NHL News: Player News and Updates for 11/8/14
NHL Daily Updates: Checking in on the Latest News, Daily Schedule and More
November 8, 2014
We’re coming off a pretty good night of NHL hockey, and we’ve got more action on the way this evening. Before we settle in to today’s whopping 12-game set, let’s check in on some of the notable players out there and see what everyone’s up to.
Teddy Purcell, RW, Edmonton Oilers: The NHL has been playing for almost a month, and up until last night the Oilers didn’t have a road win. That changed when Boyd Gordon smacked one in to break a 2-2 tie in the third and give Edmonton their first win away from home at the expense of the Sabres.
Purcell logged a pair of points on two assists, while Iirko Pakarinen also scored. They kept Buffalo net-minder Michal Neuvirth busy with 52 shots on goal.
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Niklas Kronwall, D, Detroit Red Wings: The Detroit defensemen were in full effect last night against the Devils. Kronwall led the way for his team, logging a goal and an assist in a 4-2 victory at Joe Louis Arena. Jakub Kindl also scored to help put the Red Wings up to a 7-3-4 record on the year.
Goalie Jimmy Howard made 15 saves in this one, allowing goals from Steve Bernier and Jordin Tootoo.
Andre Burakovsky, LW, Washington Capitals: Early in the second period, the Blackhawks jumped out to a 2-0 lead on the Capitals and it looked like all was lost. Then Washington stormed back on three straight goals to take a 3-2 victory and end their five-game skid.
Burakovsky posted a goal and an assist, while Matt Niskanen managed a pair of helpers himself.
The loss drops the Blackhawks to 6-5-1 on the year, even though they outshot the Caps 40-24. Washington is now 5-5-3.
Mike Smith, G, Arizona Coyotes: The Ducks jumped out to a 2-0 lead on the Coyotes last night, but Arizona ended up prevailing in a shootout. Smith held strong after allowing a pair of early goals, posting a total of 37 saves on 39 shots. Sam Gagner and Mikkel Boedker logged scores in the shootout to give the Coyotes a 3-2 victory. He made 15 saves in the third and overtime, proving his strength down the stretch.
NHL Daily Schedule: Here’s a look at the upcoming games on the NHL schedule, including the start times and TV networks where you can catch each matchup.
Saturday, November 8, 2014:
3:00 PM ET:
Calgary Flames at Florida Panthers (SNW, FS-F)
7:00 PM ET:
Pittsburgh Penguins at Buffalo Sabres (FX-CA, ROOT, MSG-B)
NY Rangers at Toronto Maple Leafs (CBC, MSG 2)
Minnesota Wild at Montreal Canadiens (NHLN-US, TVA, CITY, FS-N+)
Winnipeg Jets at Ottawa Senators (SN)
Colorado Avalanche at Philadelphia Flyers (ALT, CSN-PH)
Tampa Bay Lightning at Columbus Blue Jackets (SUN, FS-O)
8:00 PM ET:
Carolina Hurricanes at Washington Capitals (FS-CR, CSN-DC+)
Nashville Predators at St. Louis Blues (FS-TN, FS-MW)
San Jose Sharks at Dallas Stars (CSN-CA, FS-SW)
NY Islanders at Arizona Coyotes (MSG+, FS-A)
10:00 PM ET:
Vancouver Canucks at Los Angeles Kings (CBC, TVA2, FS-W)
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