NHL News: Player News and Updates for 10/22/14
NHL Daily Updates: Checking in on the Latest News
We’ve got a four-game schedule to look forward to tonight in the NHL, but in the meantime there’s plenty to talk about after last evening’s busy slate. With that in mind, let’s take our daily look around the league and see which players are making headlines out there right now.
Milan Lucic, LW, Boston Bruins: Things looked pretty bleak for the Bruins heading into the third period last night against the Sharks. San Jose led 3-2 after logging a pair of scores in a 37-second stretch late in the second.
The Bruins turned things around in the final period, however, and emerged unscathed with a nice 5-3 win. Lucic was one of the big contributors on offense with three assists.
On the other side, Logan Couture posted two goals for the Sharks.
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Kevin Klein, D, New York Rangers: The whole northeast coast was watching this one last night, and it turned into one of the four games decided in overtime. Rangers defenseman Kevin Klein doesn’t get to play the hero too often, but he did it against the Devils, scoring at the 2:18 mark in the extra period to lift New York past Jersey 4-3.
New York is now on a three-game win streak, doing it after trailing 1-3 in the third and scoring three unanswered to take the victory.
Antti Raanta, G, Chicago Blackhawks: The lone shutout yesterday belonged to the Blackhawks, and backup Antti Raanta earned the first blank of his career while filling in for the injured Corey Crawford.
Raanta logged 32 saves in a dominant effort in the 4-0 win over the Flyers, while Patrick Kane (two goals) and Brandon Saad (goal; assist) helped out on offense.
Chicago now sits at 4-0-1 while Philly slips to 1-3-2.
Kari Lehtonen, G, Dallas Stars: This one wasn’t exactly a shutout, but it wasn’t easy either. Lehtonen was a busy guy against the Canucks at American Airlines Center last night, posting a whopping 43 saves on 46 shots to help his team overcome Vancouver 6-3.
Erik Cole had two goals and Ryan Garbutt added a score and an assist to help lead the offensive charge. It was the first home victory for the Stars so far this season.
NHL Daily Schedule: Here’s a look at the upcoming games on the NHL schedule, including the start times and TV networks where you can catch each matchup.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014:
7:00 PM ET:
Toronto Maple Leafs at Ottawa Senators (TVA, SN1)
8:00 PM ET:
Philadelphia Flyers at Pittsburgh Penguins (NBCSN, TVA2)
9:30 PM ET:
Washington Capitals at Edmonton Oilers (SN360, SN1, CSN-DC)
10:30 PM ET:
Buffalo Sabres at Anaheim Ducks (MSG-B, BELL TV, PRIME)
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