NHL News: Player News and Updates for 11/2/15
NHL Daily Updates: Checking in on the Latest News, Daily Schedule and More
November 2, 2015
The NHL is easing things up a bit this evening, with just three matchups on the schedule. While we’re waiting on those pucks to hit the ice, let’s check out some of the notable players and stats in the headlines right now.
Brent Burns, D, San Jose Sharks: Burns had himself a nice game against the Avalanche yesterday at Pepsi Center. He scored twice on eight shots, helping his team to a 4-3 victory. Teammate Patrick Marleau posted two assists.
The Sharks went 1-1 on their two-game trip and are 6-5-0 on the season so far. As for the Avs, they’re 3-7-1 and 1-5-1 in their last seven.
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Nikita Kucherov, RW, Tampa Bay Lightning: Kucherov was one of nine Lightning players who had points in the team’s 4-3 win over the Hurricanes yesterday at PNC Arena; he finished with two assists and three shots on goal.
Andrei Vasilevskiy got the win in his first game of the year, making 32 saves along the way. On the other side, Kris Versteeg put up a goal and two assists.
Tampa is now 6-5-2, while the ‘Canes fall to 5-7-0.
Sam Reinhart, C, Buffalo Sabres: Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark made 29 saves in a nice effort against the Islanders yesterday, carryign his team to a 2-1 win at Barclays Center.
Reinhart and Matt Moulson scored for the Sabres, while Calvin De Haan managed the Isles’ goal.
The Sabres are now 5-7-0 and have won back-to-back games for the first time this year. New York drops to 6-3-3 and is just 0-1-2 in their most recent three games.
Chris Stewart, RW, Anaheim Ducks: Stewart came up with a strong effort last night against the Predators at Honda Center. He tallied a goal and an assist with three shots on goal in the 4-2 victory, with goalie Frederik Andersen anchoring the defense on 40 saves. Sami Vatanen put up a goal and an assist.
The Predators are now 7-2-2, while the Ducks finally gain some momentum at 2-7-2. It took them just over a minute to score their first goal against a normally stingy Preds first-period defense.
NHL Daily Schedule: Here’s today’s NHL schedule. Let’s check out the matchups, times and channels where you can find all the action.
Monday, November 2, 2015:
7:30 PM ET:
Dallas Stars at Toronto Maple Leafs (TVAS, FS-SW, SNO)
8:30 PM ET:
Los Angeles Kings at Chicago Blackhawks (NHLN-US, SNE, SNO, SNW, FS-W, CSN-CH)
10:00 PM ET:
Philadelphia Flyers at Vancouver Canucks (TCN-PH, SNP)
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