NHL News: Player News and Updates for 3/9/16
NHL Daily Updates: Checking in on the Latest News, Daily Schedule and More
March 9, 2016
The NHL will be back this evening with six more games on the schedule. While we’re waiting on those pucks to drop, let’s visit with some of the notable players out there in the league.
Derick Brassard, C, New York Rangers: The Rangers posted a solid win over the Sabres on the road at First Niagara Center in Buffalo last night, scoring in each period en route to a 4-2 outcome.
Brassard logged a goal and an assist, while Mats Zuccarello had two helpers and a goal.
With the win, the Rangers move to 84 points at 39-22-6. The Sabres are 27-32-9 with 63 points.
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Cam Atkinson, RW, Columbus Blue Jackets: The Red Wings came to Nationwide Arena in Columbus last night, and the home team came away with a 5-3 win.
Atkinson scored twice and had an assist, while Boone Jenner logged a goal and two assists. On the other side, Mike Green put up a trio of assists.
The Jackets are now 28-31-8 with 64 points. The Red Wings are 32-23-11 with 75 points.
Anders Lee, C, New York Islanders: Lee had the decisive score in the third period last night at Barclays Center against the visiting Penguins, helping the Isles to a 2-1 victory at home.
John Tavares also scored in the first, while Nick Leddy assisted on both goals.
This win brings the Islanders to 37-20-7 and 81 points; the Pens have 76 points at 34-24-8 on the season.
Jonas Gustavsson, G, Boston Bruins: If you like defensive hockey, this was the game for you. Last night at Amalie Arena, the Bruins bagged another win 1-0 in overtime against the Lightning.
Gustavsson had 42 saves in the shutout, while Ben Bishop had 32 on the other side. Brad Marchand scored the deciding goal.
The Bruins are now 38-23-7 with 83 points; the Lightning also have 83 at 39-23-5.
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, March 9, 2016:
7:00 PM ET:
NY Islanders at Toronto Maple Leafs (MSG+)
8:00 PM ET:
Chicago Blackhawks at St. Louis Blues (NBCSN)
9:30 PM ET:
Nashville Predators at Calgary Flames (FS-TN)
10:00 PM ET:
Arizona Coyotes at Vancouver Canucks (FS-A PLUS)
Anaheim Ducks at Colorado Avalanche (KCOP-13, ALT)
10:30 PM ET:
Washington Capitals at Los Angeles Kings (CSN-DC, FS-W)
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