NHL News: Player News and Updates for 10/29/13
NHL Daily Updates: Checking in on the Penguins, Blackhawks, tonight's TV schedule and more
October 29, 2013
There were 10 teams in action across the NHL last night, so it was a good evening for hockey fans. We’ll be benefiting from an even busier schedule today, as there are eight games on the way in the coming hours. While we’re waiting on those, let’s take a look at some of the news-making players and teams out there and try to get a feel for what to expect in the near future. Here’s the latest.
Tyler Seguin, C, Dallas Stars: Seguin got back on the board last night against the Sabres, helping his team to a victory. He posted a goal and an assist in the 4-3 win, and Dallas was barely able to hold on after a second-period surge by Buffalo. As for Seguin, he now has five goals and seven assists in 11 games.
The 5-5-1 Stars have a lot of road games in their future, so we’ll get a chance to see what they’re made of this month. Up next is a trip to Montreal tonight, then it’s back home to host the Avs on Friday, then another three-game trip starting in Ottawa on Sunday.
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Jayson Megna, RW, Pittsburgh Penguins: Megna put his name on the NHL map last night against the Hurricanes. The rookie posted an assist on the Pens’ first goal, then scored their last in the 3-1 victory. It was just Megna’s second game.
Also of note here was Sidney Crosby, who racked up another pair of assists to give him 12 on the year.
Looking ahead, the Penguins have three more games in this busy week. They’ll host Boston tomorrow, then the Blue Jackets will come to town for the first of a home-and-home matchup entering the weekend.
Daniel Sedin, LW, Vancouver Canucks: Sedin has been a big reason for the Canucks’ recent success. He was great again in the team’s comeback win over the Capitals, posting an assist on the tying goal and the eventual game-winner in the third. He now has three goals and three assists in the Canucks’ four-game win streak.
The Vancouver home-stand continues this week with a game against the Red Wings tomorrow, then the Maple Leafs come to town on Saturday.
Patrick Kane, RW, Chicago Blackhawks: The defending Stanley Cup champs have certainly had their difficulties this season, but they were in fine form during their win last night against the Wild. Kane managed a goal and an assist in the 5-1 win, which gives him seven scores and four helpers thus far. He has six points in just the last four.
The 7-2-3 ‘Hawks won’t get much time to think about this one. They’re right back in action tonight against Ottawa, then will have a couple days off before heading to Winnipeg on Saturday.
NHL Daily Schedule: 16 teams will be taking the ice tonight, so it’ll be a busy evening for hockey fans. Let’s take a closer look at the schedule. Here’s the full list of matchups, along with the start times and the TV stations you can catch the games on.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013:
7:00 PM ET Games:
NY Rangers at NY Islanders (MSG, MSG PLUS)
Anaheim at Philadelphia (PRIME, CSN-PH)
Dallas at Montreal (RDS, TSN, FS-SW)
7:30 PM ET:
Tampa Bay at New Jersey (TSN2, NBCSN)
8:00 PM ET Games:
Ottawa at Chicago (SNET-E, TVA, CSN-CH)
Winnipeg at St. Louis (TSN-JETS, FS-MW)
9:00 PM ET:
Toronto at Edmonton (SNET-O, SNET-W)
10:00 PM ET:
Los Angeles at Phoenix (FS-W, FS-A)
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