NHL News: Player News and Updates for 12/9/15
NHL Daily Updates: Checking in on the Latest News, Daily Schedule and More
December 9, 2015
Last night was a pretty big one in the NHL, but the league is easing things up a little this evening. While we’re awaiting the four-game set, let’s check out some of the key players and stats out there in our morning wrap-up.
Alec Martinez, D, Los Angeles Kings: The Kings were able to overcome a 2-0 deficit last night against the Blue Jackets in Columbus at Nationwide Arena. They scored three straight goals, the last coming from Martinez (who also had an assist) with 27 seconds left in overtime.
The big story of this game came from Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky. He made 33 saves before leaving with an undisclosed injury. We’ll know more about him when the team provides an update today.
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Mike Hoffman, LW, Ottawa Senators: Hoffman provided the eventual game-winning goal last night against the Panthers at BB&T Center, helping his team to a 4-2 victory over the Panthers. He’s been great recently, with 11 goals in his past 11 appearances.
Kyle Turris scored on two shots and also had an assist. The Sens are now 15-8-5 and have won three of their past four games.
Kevin Shattenkirk, D, St. Louis Blues: Shattenkirk and Alexander Steen each posted a goal and an assist with three shots on goal apiece last night, helping the Blues get to a 4-1 victory over the Coyotes at Scottrade Center.
The Blues shook off a three-game losing streak with this one, and move to 16-8-4 on the season. They had been 0-2-1 in the previous three.
Jake Allen put up 22 saves in goal here, and he is 5-0-0 in his career against the Coyotes.
Corey Crawford, G, Chicago Blackhawks: Crawford was on point last night at United Center. He put up 36 saves on 37 shots in a 4-1 victory over the visiting Predators. Andrew Shaw and Teuvo Teravainen each had a goal and an assist here to help the Blackhawks get to 15-9-4. They outshot the Preds 37-24.
Patrick Kane extended his point streak with an empty-netter late in the third. He’s got a 23-game streak going.
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.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015:
7:30 PM ET:
Boston Bruins at Montreal Canadiens (NBCSN, SN, RDS)
9:30 PM ET:
San Jose Sharks at Edmonton Oilers (CSN-CA, SNOL)
10:00 PM ET:
Pittsburgh Penguins at Colorado Avalanche (NBCSN, ROOT)
NY Rangers at Vancouver Canucks (SN, MSG+)
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