NHL News: Player News and Updates for 11/24/13
NHL Daily Updates: Checking in on the Blues, the Blackhawks, tonight's TV schedule and more
November 24, 2013
After yesterday’s busy 12-game schedule in the NHL, things will be slowing down significantly today. We’ve got just two games on the slate, but they should result in some pretty good action out there on the ice. While we’re waiting on game-time, let’s take a closer look at some of the noteworthy happenings and names around the league. Here’s the latest.
David Krejci, C, Boston Bruins: It’s been a while since Krejci has made it onto the stat sheet. He picked a great time to return, as he posted the game-winning overtime goal in the Bruins’ 3-2 win against Carolina yesterday. It was his first point after a five-game drought. Krejci now has four goals and 13 assists on the year.
Looking to the week ahead, Boston will be pretty busy. They’ll host Pittsburgh tomorrow, then head to Detroit on Wednesday.
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Max Pacioretty, LW, Montreal Canadiens: After carrying a quiet stick for much of the early-going, Pacioretty has come alive during the past handful of games. He posted another pair of goals yesterday against the Penguins, helping his team snag a 3-2 victory. That makes five scores in the last three games for Pacioretty, who has seven goals and two assists on the year.
The Canadiens will get a few days off before their next game in Buffalo on Wednesday. After that It’s off to DC on Friday and home against the Maple Leafs Saturday.
Brian Elliott, G, St. Louis Blues: Elliott held down the fort against the Stars, limiting Dallas to one goal in a 6-1 blowout. He made 34 saves in the effort for his fourth win of the season. Elliott is 4-0-1 on the year. Contributing offensively were Vladimir Sobotka, Vladimir Tarasenko, David Backes, Derek Roy, Chris Stewart and T.J. Oshie, who each had a goal.
The Blues will head back home for a game against the Wild tomorrow. After that it’s back to the road Wednesday. They’ll be in Colorado.
Corey Crawford, G, Chicago Blackhawks: The Canucks had the Blackhawks down 1-0 heading into the third period yesterday, but the defending champs were able to turn things around quickly. They scored twice in the span of nine seconds to turn the tide and ultimately take the game 2-1. Crawford posted a nice outing, with 37 saves. He’s 7-2 in his last nine outings.
The Blackhawks’ road trip will continue tomorrow night in Edmonton. This week, they’ll also make stops in Calgary, Dallas and Phoenix.
NHL Daily Schedule: Just four teams will be in action today, but the schedule will pick back up again this week. Here’s a look at the full schedule, along with the start times and TV networks carrying the games today.
Sunday, November 24, 2013:
5:00 PM ET:
Detroit Red Wings at Buffalo Sabres (FS-D, MSG-B, BELL-TV)
Ottawa Senators at Carolina Hurricanes (SNET-OTT, TVA, FS-CR)
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