NHL News: Player News and Updates for 12/2/15
NHL Daily Updates: Checking in on the Latest News, Daily Schedule and More
December 2, 2015
We’re coming off a pretty busy night in the NHL, but things will be easing up a little this evening. While we’re waiting on those pucks to drop, let’s check out our daily wrap-up of the key players around the league.
Max Pacioretty, LW, Montreal Canadiens: The Canadiens edged out the Blue Jackets last night, thanks to their special teams prowess.
Pacioretty scored on the power play with 2:09 left in the final period to complete the 2-1 victory, while Paul Byron scored the other goal at Bell Centre.
The Canadiens are now 19-4-3 on the season.
USA TODAY Sports
Steve Mason, G, Philadelphia Flyers: With Wayne Simmonds bagging the game-winning goal late in the second period, the Flyers went on to a 4-2 victory over the Senators at Canadian Tire Centre. Simmonds would also come up with an assist, while Mason had 23 saves on 25 shots.
The Flyers have now won three games in a row and sit at 10-10-5. As for the Senators, they’re 12-7-5 and have lost two in a row. They’ve posted a 5-4-4 record at home.
Filip Forsberg, LW, Nashville Predators: Forsberg was all over the place in Nashville’s 5-2 win over the Coyotes at Bridgestone Arena last night. He came up with two goals on eight shots and an assist. Mike Ribeiro logged a goal and an assist, while Shea Weber put up a trio of helpers.
Nashville moves to 13-7-4 with the victory, and they’re 8-2-2 at home. The Coyotes are 13-10-1.
Evgeni Malkin, C, Pittsburgh Penguins: Can you believe that last night was the Penguins’ first win at SAP Center since October of 1997?
It’s true, and Malkin helped make it happen in the 5-1 win. He had a goal and two assists, while Phill Kessel posted two goals and Chris Kunitz had two helpers. The Pens put up a new season-high in goals in this one, and moved to 14-8-2 on the year. The Sharks fall to 14-10-0.
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.
Wednesday, December 2, 2015:
7:30 PM ET:
Toronto Maple Leafs at Winnipeg Jets (SN)
8:00 PM ET:
NY Rangers at NY Islanders (NBCSN, TVAS)
9:30 PM ET:
Boston Bruins at Edmonton Oilers (SN1, NESN)
10:30 PM ET:
Tampa Bay Lightning at Anaheim Ducks (SUN, FS-W)
For the latest article updates, follow Andrew on Twitter @SCPAndrew.