NHL News: Player News and Updates for 10/14/13
NHL Daily Updates: Checking in on Perry, tonight's TV schedule and more
October 14, 2013
Compared to some of the loaded schedules we’ve already had around the NHL, yesterday was a pretty tame day. There were just four games spread across the afternoon and evening slate, but that’s actually more than we’ll be getting today. While we’re waiting for the day’s on-ice action, let’s take a look at some of the noteworthy players out there and see what everyone’s up to right now.
Rob Klinkhammer, LW, Phoenix Coyotes: Klinkhammer posted an assist on opening night, but had remained relatively quiet since then. That all changed yesterday against the Hurricanes, however, as he netted his first two goals of the season to help the Coyotes to a big 5-3 win. One of Klinkhammer’s goals broke a 3-3 tie early in the third and proved to be the game-winner.
The Coyotes’ next game is a late start tomorrow night at home against Ottawa. After that it’s on to Anaheim on Friday night.
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Ben Scrivens, G, Los Angeles Kings: Scrivens got his first start of the season yesterday, and was able to bag his first win and first shutout as well. He tallied 20 saves in a 3-0 blanking of the Panthers, giving the team an early indication that they were right in choosing him for the backup goalie job. Helping out offensively were Jordan Nolan and Dan Carcillo, who combined for a pair of goals and a pair of assists.
The Kings now have two straight wins on their road trip, which will continue tomorrow night in Tampa Bay, then move to Nashville on Thursday.
Al Montoya, G, Winnipeg Jets: Scrivens wasn’t the only net-minder to record a 3-0 shutout yesterday; Montoya did it, too. He got his first win and shutout on the strength of 24 saves against the Devils, who still don’t have a win. Helping out Montoya was LW Evander Kane, who bagged the Jets’ first two goals.
The Jets will try to get another win tomorrow night against Montreal, then the Blues head into town on Friday.
Corey Perry, RW, Anaheim Ducks: Perry has been pretty productive thus far, and it’s paid off for the Ducks. He bagged a pair of goals yesterday against Ottawa, carrying the load in a 4-1 victory. On the season, Perry has three goals and three assists. He’s posted at least one point in four straight games.
Looking ahead, the Ducks have a couple of days off before hosting Calgary on Wednesday evening.
NHL Daily Schedule: We’ve got just three games to look forward to on today’s NHL slate, but the good news is that the action will begin in the afternoon. As an added bonus, all three are actually pretty solid-looking matchups. Let’s take a look at the teams involved in today’s games, as well as the times and TV networks where you can catch the action.
Monday, October 14, 2013
1:00 PM ET:
Detroit at Boston (NHLN-CA, FS-D, NESN)
7:00 PM ET:
Edmonton at Washington (SNET-W, CSN-DC)
7:30 PM ET:
Minnesota at Buffalo (TSN2, NBCSN)
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