NHL News: Player News and Updates for 12/13/13
NHL Daily Updates: Checking in on the Bruins, the Blues, tonight's TV schedule and more
December 13, 2013
The NHL will be slowing down a bit this evening--there are just three games on the schedule--but that’s okay since it gives us hockey fans an opportunity to get ready for the weekend ahead. While we’re waiting on those pucks to drop, let’s take a closer look at some of the players who are making headlines out there on the ice. Here’s the latest.
Artem Anisimov, C, Columbus Blue Jackets: Anisimov has been good for a few here-and-there points so far this season, and he was useful yet again last night. He posted a goal against the Rangers (his former team) which helped jump-start Columbus to a 4-2 win. That gives Anisimov eight goals and five assists on the year thus far.
The Blue Jackets will head back home for a pair of games: Saturday against the Blues and Monday against the Jets.
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Alexander Steen, LW, St. Louis Blues: Steen continued his productive season last night, and the Blues notched a fairly easy victory over the Maple Leafs in the process. St. Louis took it 6-3, with Steen notching a goal and an assist. That gives him 22 scores and 13 helpers on the year.
The Blues have a pretty heavy week ahead, with five games happening through next Saturday. They’re in Columbus tomorrow, and in Ottawa on Monday.
Rob Klinkhammer, LW, Phoenix Coyotes: Klinkhammer has had a fairly productive run of games recently, but none more so than last night’s effort against the Islanders. He poured in a pair of goals and an assist on the way to a dominating 6-3 victory, which gives him seven scores and seven helpers on the season so far.
The Coyotes will have one more home game (tomorrow against the Hurricanes) before heading out on the road next week. That trip begins Tuesday in Montreal.
Dennis Seidenberg, D, Boston Bruins: Seidenberg filled up the stat sheet nicely during the Bruins’ 4-2 win in Edmonton last night. He tallied a goal--which was his first score of the year--and an assist, which gives him a total of eight so far. Seidenberg was also plus-2 on the evening, bringing him to plus-12 in all.
Boston will try to keep their Canadian win streak going in their road trip finale tomorrow in Vancouver. They’re back home Tuesday against Calgary.
NHL Daily Schedule: Tonight’s slate is pretty thin; just six teams will be in action. Here’s a look at the full schedule, along with the start times and TV networks carrying the games.
Friday, December 13, 2013:
7:00 PM ET:
New Jersey Devils at Pittsburgh Penguins (RDS, MSG PLUS, ROOT)
7:30 PM ET:
Washington Capitals at Florida Panthers (CSN-DC, FS-F)
9:00 PM ET:
Edmonton Oilers at Vancouver Canucks (CBC)
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