The NHL is cooling off a bit tonight, with just three games on the schedule after a heavy evening of action last night. Not to worry, however, there will be nine more matchups on the set for tomorrow. In the meantime, let’s check out some of the notable players and happenings in our daily wrap-up.
Jamie Benn, LW, Dallas Stars: The Stars surprised everyone--especially the Bruins--by scoring a pair of shorthanded goals in Boston en route to a 5-3 victory.
Benn managed a pair of goals on five shots, while defenseman Trevor Daley bagged a score himself.
That finishes off the Stars’ road trip at 2-1-0, making them 25-21-8 overall. The Bruins are now 28-19-7.
Colin McDonald, RW, New York Islanders: McDonald came up with a nice game yesterday in Uniondale, helping the Isles defeat the Oilers 3-2 at Nassau Coliseum. He managed a goal and an assist in the win, while Thomas Hickey helped out on a pair of assists.
The Islanders are now 35-18-1 and have won three of four. They’re out in front in the Metropolitan, three points ahead of Pittsburgh.
Mats Zuccarello, RW, New York Rangers: The Rangers have hit some speed bumps lately, but were able to get a much-needed victory last night in Toronto against the Maple Leafs. Zuccarello logged two goals in the 5-4 win, including the game-winner. Rick Nash helped out on three assists.
The Rangers are now 31-16-5 while the Leafs move to 23-28-4.
Jonathan Huberdeau, LW, Florida Panthers: Tying a career-high, Huberdeau managed three assists in the Panthers’ big 6-2 victory over the Ducks at BB&T Center yesterday. Interestingly enough, Florida beat Anaheim 6-2 on November 16 at Honda Center as well.
Dave Bolland helped out here with a goal and an assist for the Panthers, who move to 3-0-1 in their past four and 24-17-11 overall.
NHL Daily Schedule: Here’s a look at the upcoming games on the NHL schedule, including the start times and TV networks where you can catch each matchup.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015:
8:00 PM ET:
Detroit Red Wings at Pittsburgh Penguins (NBCSN, TVA, SN1)
Vancouver Canucks at Chicago Blackhawks (SN, CSN-CH)
10:30 PM ET:
Washington Capitals at San Jose Sharks (NBCSN, SN)
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