NHL News: Player News and Updates for 1/9/16
NHL Daily Updates: Checking in on the Latest News, Daily Schedule and More
January 9, 2016
The National Hockey League knows how to kick the weekend off. We’ve got 10 matchups to look forward to in the coming hours, beginning this afternoon and stretching into the wee hours. In the meantime, let’s take our daily look at the headlines and see who’s in the news.
Ryan Spooner, C, Boston Bruins: We saw the Bruins make NHL history last night. They’re now the second team in history with 3,000 regular-season wins, thanks to a 4-1 win over the Devils at Prudential Center.
Spooner posted a goal and an assist, as did Colin Miller. Dennis Seidenberg had two assists and one shot on goal. Jonas Gustavsson made 19 saves. It was his first win since December 20.
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Corey Crawford, G, Chicago Blackhawks: Crawford continued what’s been a pretty strong run last night against the Sabres. He won his fourth straight start in a 3-1 victory, making 28 saves on 29 shots.
His counterpart, Chad Johnson, couldn’t withstand the peppering of shots (45-29), but posted a valiant effort on 42 saves.
The Blackhawks are now 26-13-4 on the year.
Jack Skille, RW, Colorado Avalanche: Skille bagged a goal and an assist with three shots on goal in last night’s 5-3 Avs win over the Predators at Pepsi Center.
Tyson Barrie broke a 3-3 tie halfway through the third period, and Colorado never looked back.
Blake Comeau posted two assists, while Semyon Varlamov put up 19 saves. Colorado is now 21-18-3 and has a 9-2-1 against Central Division teams.
Ben Bishop, G, Tampa Bay Lightning: Bishop recorded a victory last night in Edmonton at Rexall Place against the Oilers, stopping 24 of 26 shots in a 3-2 result.
Victor Hedman had a great night with a goal and two assists. He also made a key goal line save in the first period.
Tampa Bay is now 20-17-4 on the season, while the Oilers fall to 17-22-3. It was their first loss in three games.
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.
Saturday, January 9, 2016:
1:00 PM ET:
Washington Capitals at NY Rangers (SNE, SNO, SNP, CSN-DC, MSG)
NY Islanders at Philadelphia Flyers (MSG+, CSN-PH)
7:00 PM ET:
Pittsburgh Penguins at Montreal Canadiens (NHLN-US, TVAS, SN, ROOT)
Boston Bruins at Ottawa Senators (CITY, TVAS2, NESN)
Carolina Hurricanes at Columbus Blue Jackets (FS-CR, FS-O)
Toronto Maple Leafs at San Jose Sharks (CBC, CSN-CA)
8:00 PM ET:
Minnesota Wild at Dallas Stars (FS-N, FS-WI, FS-SW)
9:00 PM ET:
Nashville Predators at Arizona Coyotes (FS-TN, FS-A)
10:00 PM ET:
Tampa Bay Lightning at Vancouver Canucks (CBC, SN, SUN)
10:30 PM ET:
St. Louis Blues at Los Angeles Kings (FS-MW, FS-W)
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