NHL News: Player News and Updates for 3/10/16
NHL Daily Updates: Checking in on the Latest News, Daily Schedule and More
March 10, 2016
We’ve got a nice run of NHL games coming up tonight, but before we settle in and wait for those pucks to drop let’s check out some of the notable players and stats in the news this morning. Here’s the latest.
Morgan Reilly, D, Toronto Maple Leafs: The Islanders and Maple Leafs duked it out last night at Air Canada Centre, with a tight game ending in a 4-3 shootout victory for Toronto.
Reilly scored here; it was his seventh of the year. William Nylander and Zach Hyman also tallied goals for the Leafs, while John Tavares got his 25th for the Isles.
Toronto is now 22-33-11 with 55 points. The Isles are 37-20-8 with 82 points.
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Jake Allen, G, St. Louis Blues: Yesterday’s other shootout game belonged to the Blues and Blackhawks at Scottrade Center in St. Louis. The home team emerged victorious in this one, 3-2.
Allen came up with 33 saves here, allowing one goal in the second and one in the third. The Blues scored twice in the final period to force overtime.
St. Louis is now 39-20-9 with 87 points; the Blackhawks are 41-21-6 with 88 points.
Semyon Varlamov, G, Colorado Avalanche: Speaking of solid goalie play, Varlamov had himself a shutout last night at Pepsi Center. He recorded 37 saves in a 3-0 victory over the visiting Ducks.
Scoring for the Avs were Nathan MacKinnon (21), Andreas Martinsen (3) and Shawn Matthias (9).
Colorado is now 35-30-4 with 74 points; the Ducks have 83 points at 37-20-9.
Jeff Carter, C, Los Angeles Kings: Yet another game was decided in extras last night, but this one ended in OT.
Carter bagged the game-winner at Staples Center against the Capitals (and also had an assist) for a 4-3 outcome. Oddly enough, the Kings scored three times in the first and the Caps scored three times in the third.
The Kings have 84 points at 40-22-4; the Caps have 103 at 49-13-5.
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.
Thursday, March 10, 2016:
7:00 PM ET:
Carolina Hurricanes at Boston Bruins (FS-CR, NESN)
7:30 PM ET:
Buffalo Sabres at Montreal Canadiens (MSG-B)
Winnipeg Jets at Detroit Red Wings (FS-D, NHLN-US)
Ottawa Senators at Florida Panthers (FS-F)
8:00 PM ET:
Edmonton Oilers at Minnesota Wild (FS-N)
10:30 PM ET:
New Jersey Devils at San Jose Sharks (MSG+, CSN-CA)
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