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NHL News: Player News and Updates for 11/11/13

NHL Daily Updates: Checking in on Perry, the Devils and more

November 11, 2013

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It was a pretty good weekend for hockey fans, as the NHL treated us to some grade-A action over the past couple of days. Things will be calming down this evening, however, as we’ve only got one game on the schedule. That said, let’s take a closer look at some of the noteworthy names out there and see who’s making news. Here’s the latest.

Martin Brodeur, G, New Jersey Devils: Brodeur didn’t have to do much to secure his 123rd career shutout last night against the Predators. He only needed 15 saves in a dominating 5-0 victory, getting help on offense from Jaromir Jagr (one goal, one assist) and Marek Zidlicky (one goal, one assist). Jagr now has 1,701 career points in his illustrious NHL tenure.
Next up is a trip to New York to face the Rangers tomorrow, then it’s back home to host the Kings (Friday) and the Penguins (Saturday).

NHL News: Player News and Updates for 11/11/13

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Brandon Saad, LW, Chicago Blackhawks: With the score tied 2-2 heading into the third period last night, the Blackhawks looked like they were in a bit of trouble against the Oilers. They were able to post a trio of goals in the third, however, to emerge with a 5-4 victory. Saad was one of the stars, posting a goal and an assist. It was his fourth score and sixth helper of the year.
The defending champs will get a few days off before their next game, taking the ice Thursday at home against Phoenix. After that, it’s on to Nashville Saturday.

Corey Perry, RW, Anaheim Ducks: The Ducks keep chugging along, posting another solid victory last night against the Canucks. Perry got the scoring going in the second, netting his 11th goal of the season en route to a 3-1 Anaheim victory. Goalie Frederik Andersen was the defensive star, with 36 saves between the pipes. It was an important win for the Ducks, who were without Ryan Getzlaf and Jonas Hiller.
Anaheim will hit the road this week, with games against the Panthers (tomorrow), the Lightning (Thursday) and the Hurricanes (Friday).

Semyon Varlamov, G, Colorado Avalanche: Varlamov posted another impressive outing last night against the Capitals, notching his first victory since November 1. He managed 33 saves on 34 shots in the 3-1 win, getting offensive contributions from Patrick Bordeleau, Nick Holden, PA Parenteau and Gabriel Landeskog.
It’ll be a busy week for the Avs. They’ll head to Carolina tomorrow, then on to St. Louis on Thursday before wrapping up the week at home against the Panthers.

NHL Daily Schedule: Tonight will hold the lightest NHL schedule we’ve seen in quite a while, so we hockey fans will just have to make due with the one game. Don’t worry, though; things will pick up again soon. Here’s what the matchup looks like, as well as the start time and TV networks you can catch the game on.

Monday, November 11, 2013:

1:00 PM ET:
Tampa Bay Lightning at Boston Bruins (NHLN-CA, SUN, NESN)

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