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NHL News: Player News and Updates for 1/28/16

NHL Daily Updates: Checking in on the Latest News, Daily Schedule and More

January 28, 2016

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The NHL is shut down for the All-Star break right now, and we won’t be getting any more hockey until Groundhog Day. Still, there’s plenty to talk about in the meantime, so let’s check out some of the key players and stats in the news.

Andrei Vasilevskiy, G, Tampa Bay Lightning: Vasilevskiy got himself a shutout last night on 30 saves in a 1-0 victory against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Amalie Arena.
The only goal here was a Steven Stamkos power-play score 4:38 into the first period. Aside from that, Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier turned away each of the other 28 shots.
The Lightning have won eight of nine and sit at 27-18-4.

NHL News: Player News and Updates for 1/28/16


Jakub Voracek, RW, Philadelphia Flyers: Last night’s only overtime result was a 4-3 win by the Flyers over the Capitals. Voracek scored two goals on five shots, his second score coming in overtime as the game-winner.
Andre Burakovsky scored twice as well, and Nicklas Backstrom earned third-star honors with his goal.
The Flyers ended a three-game losing skid with this victory.

Shea Weber, D, Nashville Predators: The Predators have now won four games in a row for the first time this year, following a 2-1 victory over the Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome last night.
Weber scored on three shots here, and Carter Hutton posted 26 saves for the victory.
The Preds had started out 2-5-1 in January, but with this win they improve to 24-18-8 on the season.

Gabriel Landeskog, LW, Colorado Avalanche: Landeskog scored on each of his two shots last night against the Kings at Staples Center, helping propel the Avalanche to a 4-3 victory.
Carl Soderberg had two assists here, helping his team to 27-22-3. Los Angeles outshot Colorado here 38-19, but still fall to 30-16-3.

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.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016:

7:00 PM ET:
Toronto Maple Leafs at Boston Bruins (TVAS, TSN4, NESN)
NY Rangers at New Jersey Devils (MSG 2, MSG+)
Minnesota Wild at NY Islanders (FS-N, FS-WI, MSG+2)
Montreal Canadiens at Philadelphia Flyers (RDS, SNE, CSN-PH)
Ottawa Senators at Pittsburgh Penguins (RDS2, TSN5, ROOT)

7:30 PM ET:
Florida Panthers at Washington Capitals (NBCSN)

8:00 PM ET:
St. Louis Blues at Nashville Predators (SN1, FS-MW, FS-TN)
Dallas Stars at Winnipeg Jets (FS-SW, TSN3)

9:00 PM ET:
Chicago Blackhawks at Colorado Avalanche (CSN-CH, ALT)
Columbus Blue Jackets at Edmonton Oilers (SNO, SNW, SNP, FS-O)
Los Angeles Kings at Arizona Coyotes (FS-W, FS-A)

10:00 PM ET:
San Jose Sharks at Anaheim Ducks (CSN-CA, PRIME, FS-SD)

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