NHL News: Player News and Updates for 11/19/14
NHL Daily Updates: Checking in on the Latest News, Daily Schedule and More
November 19, 2014
After a stuffed schedule last night, the NHL is dialing it back a bit this evening with just two matchups on the slate. In the meantime, there’s plenty for us hockey fans to check out, so let’s visit with a few of the notable players making headlines out there this morning.
Tuukka Rask, G, Boston Bruins: Rask has been on his game recently, and last night was no exception. He posted a 33-save shutout in the Bruins’ 2-0 win over the Blues at TD Garden last night, stopping a hot St. Louis offense dead in its tracks.
Rask made 15 saves in the third period alone, cranking his season-long record up to 10-5-0 with a .915 save percentage and 2.38 GAA.
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Jimmy Howard, G, Detroit Red Wings: Not to be outdone, Howard was on his game last night as well. He posted a 28-save shutout in the Red Wings’ 5-0 victory over the Blue Jackets, which was his 19th career shutout in his 300th NHL game. In that span, he’s 160-89-41.
Tomas Tatar and Tomas Jurco each had a goal and an assist, moving the Red Wings to 9-4-5 on the year. It was their first win in their past four road games.
Taylor Beck, LW, Nashville Predators: Here’s a score you don’t see that often: 9-2. That’s the margin the Predators beat the Maple Leafs by in a sheer and utter beat-down at Air Canada Centre. Beck posted two goals and an assist, while Shea Webber got into the action as well with three helpers of his own. Filip Forsberg also notched a goal and an assist for his part.
Toronto helped shoot themselves in the foot here: in the first two periods they had 35 turnovers.
Eric Staal, C, Carolina Hurricanes: This one was pretty wild. In Dallas last night, the Hurricanes were trailing the Stars 2-0 after the first period. Carolina then proceeded to score five unanswered goals--four in the second period alone--to surge to a 6-4 win that was pretty improbable.
Staal logged two goals and an assist in this one, helping Carolina to a 6-9-3 mark on the year.
On the other side, Tyler Seguin posted two goals for Dallas, who fell to 1-5-4 at home and 6-9-4 on the year.
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, November 19, 2014:
8:00 PM ET:
Philadelphia Flyers at NY Rangers (NBCSN, TVA, SN1)
Vancouver Canucks at Edmonton Oilers (SN)
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