NHL News: Player News and Updates for 1/16/16
NHL Daily Updates: Checking in on the Latest News, Daily Schedule and More
January 16, 2016
We’ve got a huge day of NHL hockey ahead of us, and it all begins early this afternoon. While we’re settling in and getting ready for the festivities, let’s check out today’s league wrap-up and see who’s in the news.
Ryan Spooner, C, Boston Bruins: It’s been a while since the Bruins have had a noteworthy third period, and last night they got one. Spooner put up a goal and two assists with three shots on goal in a 4-1 victory at First Niagara Center against the Sabres. Two of his three points came in the critical third period.
Matt Beleskey managed a goal and an assist here, while Jonas Gustavsson had 33 saves. The Bruins are now 22-16-5.
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Patrick Kane, RW, Chicago Blackhawks: Kane bagged his first regular-season NHL hat trick last night, also snagging an assist in a 4-1 win over the Maple Las last night at Air Canada Centre.
Artemi Panarin helped out with a goal and two assists, while Brent Seabrook had two helpers.
The Blackhawks have now won 10 straight games, and are cruising along at 30-13-4.
Vladislav Namestnikov, C, Tampa Bay Lightning: Speaking of hat tricks, Namestnikov posted one yesterday as well in the Lightning’s 5-4 win over the Penguins. He had five shots on goal overall, including the game-winner at 2:11 into overtime.
Valtteri Filppula snagged a goal and two assists to help out. Patric Hornqvist had a goal and two assists as well on the other side.
The Lightning have won four straight; they’re 23-17-4 on the year.
Jakob Silfverberg, RW, Anaheim Ducks: The Ducks got off to a rollicking start last night against the Star at Honda Center. They scored four goals in the first period, cruising to a 4-2 win.
Silfverberg had a goal and an assist in this one, and three other players had goals. It was their biggest offensive period of the year so far.
Frederik Andersen posted 22 saves for the Ducks, helping them to 19-17-7 on the year so far.
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 16, 2016:
1:00 PM ET:
NY Rangers at Philadelphia Flyers (SN, MSG, CSN-PH)
2:00 PM ET:
New Jersey Devils at Arizona Coyotes (MSG+, FS-A)
4:00 PM ET:
Ottawa Senators at Los Angeles Kings (RDS2, TSN5, FS-W)
7:00 PM ET:
Toronto Maple Leafs at Boston Bruins (CBC, CITY, NESN)
Washington Capitals at Buffalo Sabres (CSN-DC+, MSG-B, BELL TV)
Colorado Avalanche at Columbus Blue Jackets (ALT, FS-O)
Montreal Canadiens at St. Louis Blues (NHLN-US, TVAS, SN, FS-MW)
8:00 PM ET:
Minnesota Wild at Nashville Predators (FS-N, FS-TN)
10:00 PM ET:
Calgary Flames at Edmonton Oilers (CBC, SN)
10:30 PM ET:
Dallas Stars at San Jose Sharks (FS-SW, CSN-CA)
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