NHL News: Player News and Updates for 1/19/16
NHL Daily Updates: Checking in on the Latest News, Daily Schedule and More
January 19, 2016
We’ve got eight games ahead of us in tonight’s NHL schedule, so it’ll be a good evening to kick back and watch some hockey. In the meantime, let’s check out our daily wrap-up of the key players and stats out there.
Taylor Hall, LW, Edmonton Oilers: Hall bagged two goals and an assist last night against the Panthers in Sunrise, helping his team to a 4-2 victory.
Cam Talbot held down the defensive end on 33 saves.
It’s not all good news for Edmonton here, though. Forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins sustained a hand injury in the second period and will be sidelined for a while.
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Paul Stastny, C, St. Louis Blues: Stastny was on his game last night against the Penguins at Scottrade Center. He put up a goal and three assists on five shots and helped the Blues to a 5-2 victory.
Troy Brouwer had a goal and an assist with six shots, while Brian Elliot had 36 saves on defense.
The Blues are now 27-15-7 on the season and 4-1-0 in their last five.
Semyon Varlamov, G, Colorado Avalanche: Over at MTS Center in Winnipeg, the Jets fell to the Avalanche last night 2-1. Varlamov allowed just one goal on 37 shots, and Carl Soderberg was the key player on offense with a goal and an assist.
Blake Wheeler put up a whopping 10 shots on the other side, but was thwarted on each one.
Jarome Iginla also scored here; he has 602 goals in his career, which is 18th in NHL history.
Jack Eichel, C, Buffalo Sabres: The Sabres kept things rolling yesterday. Eichel scored and had an assist at Gila River Arena against the Coyotes in a 2-1 win.
Rasmus Ristolainen helped out with two assists, and Antoine Vermette scored on the other side.
The Sabres have won four of five and stand at 18-23-4 on the season.
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.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016:
7:00 PM ET:
Calgary Flames at New Jersey Devils (SNF, MSG+)
Vancouver Canucks at NY Rangers (SNP, MSG)
Toronto Maple Leafs at Philadelphia Flyers (TVAS, TSN4, CSN-PH)
Washington Capitals at Columbus Blue Jackets (CSN-DC, FS-O)
7:30 PM ET:
Boston Bruins at Montreal Canadiens (NESN, RES, SNE)
Edmonton Oilers at Tampa Bay Lightning (SNW, SUN)
8:00 PM ET:
Chicago Blackhawks at Nashville Predators (NBCSN, SN1, SNO, CSN-CH)
10:30 PM ET:
Dallas Stars at Los Angeles Kings (SN, SN1, FS-SW, FS-W)
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