NHL News: Player News and Updates for 12/10/13
NHL Daily Updates: Checking in on Perry and the Ducks, tonight's TV schedule and more
December 10, 2013
The NHL action will be ramping up this evening with 12 games happening across the league. That’ll be a lot to keep up with, so hockey fans should reserve their spots on the couch extra-early. While we’re waiting on game-time, let’s take a closer look at some of the notable players across the league and see what everyone’s up to. Here’s the latest.
Clarke MacArthur, LW, Ottawa Senators: The Senators were barely able to escape the Flyers last night, and they owe much of that to MacArthur. He posted a pair of goals in the narrow 5-4 shootout win, the latest in a recent line of nice statistical outings. MacArthur has 11 points over the last 10 games.
Up next for Ottawa is a home-and-home against the Sabres. They’ll start it out in Buffalo tonight.
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Evgeni Malkin, C, Pittsburgh Penguins: Good news for the Penguins: it looks like Malkin is A-OK. He made his return to the ice last night after missing two games with a lower-body injury and scored a goal in an eventual 2-1 Penguins win. That gives him eight scores to go with his 30 assists on the year. Sidney Crosby added the other (game-winning) goal for Pittsburgh.
Malkin and company will get a few days to rest before returning to action. Their next game is at home against the Devils on Friday.
Eddie Lack, G, Vancouver Canucks: The rookie Lack will remember last night’s game against the Hurricanes for a very long time. He collected his first career NHL shutout in a 2-0 home win, stopping 31 shots in the process. That runs Lack’s record to 4-2 so far this year. Helping out on offense were Christopher Tanev and Jannik Hansen, who each had a goal.
The Canucks have a couple more home games coming to close out the week. They’ll welcome the Oilers Friday and the Bruins on Saturday.
Corey Perry, RW, Anaheim Ducks: Perry has been on a tear recently, and his latest conquest became the Islanders last night. He posted a pair of goals in the 5-2 win, handing New York their 10th straight loss in the process. Perry now has an eight-game points streak going, with eight goals and three assists in that span.
Just one more game left for the Ducks this week; that’s tomorrow at home against the Wild. After that, they’ll start off a busy stretch against the Oilers on Sunday.
NHL Daily Schedule: 24 teams will be out on the ice this evening, so it’ll be a very busy day for even the most jaded hockey fan. Here’s a look at the complete schedule, as well as the start times and TV networks carrying the games.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013:
7:00 PM ET:
Ottawa Senators at Buffalo Sabres (SNET-E, MSG-B, BELL TV)
Tampa Bay Lightning at Washington Capitals (SUN, CSN-DC)
New Jersey Devils at Columbus Blue Jackets (MSG PLUS, FS-O)
Los Angeles Kings at Montreal Canadiens (RDS, TSN, FS-W)
7:30 PM ET:
Detroit Red Wings at Florida Panthers (FS-D, FS-F)
Nashville Predators at NY Rangers (NBCSN, MSG 2)
8:00 PM ET:
St. Louis Blues at Winnipeg Jets (FS-MW, TSN-JETS)
8:30 PM ET:
Chicago Blackhawks at Dallas Stars (CSN-CH, FS-SW)
9:00 PM ET:
Phoenix Coyotes at Colorado Avalanche (KTVK, ALT)
9:30 PM ET:
Boston Bruins at Calgary Flames (TSN, NESN)
Carolina Hurricanes at Edmonton Oilers (FS-CR, SNET-W)
10:30 PM ET:
NY Islanders at San Jose Sharks (MSG PLUS, CSN-CA)
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