NHL News: Player News and Updates for 11/26/15
NHL Daily Updates: Checking in on the Latest News, Daily Schedule and More
November 26, 2015
The NHL is going dark today for the Thanksgiving holiday, but your favorite teams and players will be back on the ice tomorrow for a packed 12-game schedule. In the meantime, let’s check out some of the headlines from around the league.
Carter Hutton, G, Nashville Predators: Hutton had a pretty solid game last night against the Sabres at First Niagara Center, stopping 30 of 32 shots in a 3-2 victory. Cody Hodgson scored the game-winner here, giving the Preds a 3-0 advantage.
The Sabres have lost six straight games and stand at 8-12-2.
As for the Predators, they ended their franchise-worst scoreless streak with this one. That mark included three straight shutouts and a drought of 227:39.
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Devante Smith-Pelly, RW, Montreal Canadiens: The Canadiens thrashed the Rangers last night at Madison Square Garden, posting a dominant 5-1 victory.
Smith-Pelly had a great night, logging two goals on two shots. Max Pacioretty had a goal and an assist, while Tomas Plakanec had three helpers.
Goalie Carey Price was injured in this one, however, and was pulled after two periods. He’s got a recurring lower-body issue.
Sidney Crosby, C, Pittsburgh Penguins: Last night’s Penguins-Blues matchup took overtime to decide over at Consol Energy Center, with the Pens taking it 4-3.
Evgeni Malkin scored the game-winner at the 1:03 mark in the extra period, and also had an assist. Sidney Crosby scored twice.
Pittsburgh is now 13-8-0 and finishes their four-game home-stand at 3-1-0. St. Louis has lost five of eight and are 14-6-3.
Patrick Kane, RW, Chicago Blackhawks: Kane has a career-high points streak going, logging a pair of assists in last night’s 5-2 win over the Sharks at SAP Center. That makes 17 straight games with a point for him. Kane also leads the NHL in points (34) and assists (23). Bobby Hull owns the franchise record for a points streak with 21 games.
Artemi Panarin also had a pair of assists, and Corey Crawford made 27 saves. The Blackhawks are 12-8-2.
NHL Daily Schedule: Here’s a look at the league’s daily schedule. Let’s check out the matchups, times and channels where you can find all the action.
Friday, November 27, 2015:
1:00 PM ET:
NY Rangers at Boston Bruins (NBC, SN)
3:30 PM ET:
Nashville Predators at Philadelphia Flyers (SN, FS-TN, CSN-PH)
4:00 PM ET:
Winnipeg Jets at Minnesota Wild (TSN3, FS-N, FS-WI)
5:00 PM ET:
Chicago Blackhawks at Anaheim Ducks (NBCSN, WGN)
Tampa Bay Lightning at Washington Capitals (SUN, CSN-DC)
7:00 PM ET:
Carolina Hurricanes at Buffalo Sabres (FS-CR, MSG-B, BELL TV)
Montreal Canadiens at New Jersey Devils (RDS, SNE, MSG+)
Pittsburgh Penguins at Columbus Blue Jackets (SNO, ROOT, FS-O)
7:30 PM ET:
Edmonton Oilers at Detroit Red Wings (TVAS, SNW, FS-D+)
NY Islanders at Florida Panthers (MSG+2, FS-F)
8:30 PM ET:
Vancouver Canucks at Dallas Stars (NHLN-US, SNP, FS-SW)
9:00 PM ET:
Calgary Flames at Arizona Coyotes (SNF, FS-A PLUS)
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