NHL News: Player News and Updates for 11/29/15
NHL Daily Updates: Checking in on the Latest News, Daily Schedule and More
November 29, 2015
The NHL will be easing thing up today, with just one game on the schedule. While we’re waiting on the puck to drop this afternoon, let’s check out some of the notable players and stats out there right now.
Wayne Simmonds, RW, Philadelphia Flyers: The once-dominant Rangers have hit the skids in recent days, and they’ve now lost three in a row after a 3-0 loss to the Flyers. Simmonds had a great game, logging two goals and an assist. Steve Mason put up the shutout on 24 saves at Madison Square Garden.
The Flyers are now 9-10-5 had have won three of their past four. The Rangers slip to 16-6-2 and had a stretch run at 13-1-1 before this losing skid started.
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Jason Chimera, LW, Washington Capitals: The Capitals are on a nice run and they won their fifth straight game against the Leafs last night at Air Canada Centre.
Chimera had a goal and an assist in the 4-2 victory, while Braden Holtby put up 32 saves on 34 shots. The Caps put up three goals in the second period alone.
Washington moves to 17-5-1 on the season so far, while the Leafs fall to 7-11-5. They’ve lost three in a row.
Jeff Carter, C, Los Angeles Kings: Kicking off the Kings’ home-stand last night, the team got a victory over the defending champs. L.A. beat Chicago 3-2 with an overtime goal by Marian Gaborik--he had a pair of goals on the night. . Carter also scored; his was in the third and got the Kings on the board.
On the other side, Patrick Kane had a goal and an assist.
The Kings move to 14-8-1 on the year, while Chicago sits at 13-8-3.
Gabriel Landeskog, LW, Colorado Avalanche: Both Landeskog and Matt Duchene put up a goal and two assists last night against the Jets in Denver, helping the Avs to a 5-3 home win. Semyon Varlamov logged 25 saves here, and the team has now won just three of 10 games at Pepsi Center.
The Jets were down 3-0 early in the second, but managed to close the gap to 3-2 before the Avalanche pulled away.
Winnipeg is now 11-12-2, while the Avs move to 9-13-1.
NHL Daily Schedule: Here’s a look at the league’s daily schedule. Let’s check out the matchups, times and channels where you can find all the action.
Sunday, November 29, 2015:
Florida Panthers at Detroit Red Wings (TVAS, SN, FS-F, FS-D)
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