NHL News: Player News and Updates for 12/14/15
NHL Daily Updates: Checking in on the Latest News, Daily Schedule and More
December 14, 2015
We’ve got another relatively quiet night ahead of us in the NHL, with just five games on the schedule. While we’re getting set for those, let’s visit our daily wrap-up and see which players are in the headlines this morning.
Marek Zidlicky, D, NY Islanders: The Islanders posted a great effort yesterday at Barclays Center, ending up with a 4-0 victory over the Devils. Zidlicky scored twice on three shots, while Thomas Greiss pitched the shutout on 27 saves.
The Islanders currently have a 10-game point streak, and they’ve had some close calls in that span. Overall, they’re 18-8-5 and playing well recently.
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Semyon Varlamov, G, Colorado Avalanche: Varlamov had a busy night against the Blues yesterday. He put up 42 saves on 43 shots, helping the Avs to a 3-1 victory at Scottrade Center.
Over the last two games, Varlamov has managed 76 saves on 79 shots, winning two Central Division road matchups.
As for the Blues, they’re 17-10-4 thus far, but couldn’t solve the Avalanche who sit at 14-16-1.
Corey Crawford, G, Chicago Blackhawks: While we’re talking about great goalie performances, let’s visit Crawford. He had a shutout on 30 saves last night at home against the Canucks, leading his team to a 4-0 victory.
Patrick Kane extended his epic points streak to 26 games; that’s the longest in the league since the 1992-93 season.
The defending champions are now 17-10-4 on the season; the Canucks sit at 11-12-8.
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.
Monday, December 14, 2015:
7:00 PM ET:
Edmonton Oilers at Boston Bruins (TVAS, SNW, NESN)
Washington Capitals at Pittsburgh Penguins (NHLN-US, SNE, SNO, SNP, CSN-DC, ROOT)
Tampa Bay Lightning at Columbus Blue Jackets (SUN, FS-O)
7:30 PM ET:
Los Angeles Kings at Ottawa Senators (FS-W, RDS, TSN5)
Buffalo Sabres at Detroit Red Wings (MSG-B, BELL TV, FS-D+)
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