NHL Recent Player News
|2/28/2017||Max Pacioretty, Mon, LW|
|Pacioretty had two third-period goals and the Canadiens rallied from a two-goal deficit for a 4-3 victory on Monday night to win consecutive games for the first time since early January.
Analysis: Pacioretty has been outstanding over the past month, recording 10 goals and six assists in his last 13 games.
|2/28/2017||Ryan White, Min, C|
|White contributed another goal in Monday's 5-4 overtime win over the Kings.
Analysis: White has totaled two goals and two assists over his last four games.
|2/28/2017||Jason Zucker, Min, LW|
|Zucker finished with a key goal in Monday's 5-4 win over the Kings in overtime.
Analysis: Zucker has three goals and an assist in his last three games.
|2/28/2017||Tanner Pearson, LA, LW|
|Pearson finished with a goal in Monday's 5-4 overtime loss to Minnesota.
Analysis: Pearson had four goals in three games against the Wild this season.
|2/28/2017||Nick Shore, LA, C|
|Shore finally broke through with a goal in Monday's 5-4 overtime loss to Minnesota.
Analysis: Shore snapped a 20-game streak without a goal.
|2/28/2017||Nino Niederreiter, Min, RW|
|Niederreiter scored in Monday's 5-4 overtime win over the Kings.
Analysis: Niederreiter, tied for the team lead with Mikael Granlund, reached the 20-goal mark for the third straight season.
|2/28/2017||Mikael Granlund, Min, C|
|Granlund zoomed between two defenders to find open ice and wrap the winning shot around Los Angeles goalie Jonathan Quick with a right-left move just 12 seconds into overtime, giving the Wild a 5-4 victory over the Kings on Monday night.
Analysis: Granlund's career-high 20th goal gave the Wild a 15-3-2 record following a loss.
|2/27/2017||Zach Sanford, Was, C|
|The Washington Capitals acquired Shattenkirk in a trade with the St. Louis Blues on Monday night. Washington also sent a 2017 first-round pick, Sanford and minor leaguer Brad Malone and conditional draft picks to St. Louis for Shattenkirk and former Capitals goaltending prospect Pheonix Copley.
Analysis: Sanford, 22, has two goals and an assist in 26 games during his rookie season.
|2/27/2017||Kevin Shattenkirk, StL, D|
|The Washington Capitals acquired Shattenkirk in a trade with the St. Louis Blues on Monday night.
Analysis: Shattenkirk, 28, is set to be an unrestricted free agent this summer. He has 42 points on 11 goals and 31 assists this season and has 66 goals and 218 assists in 471 NHL games.
|2/27/2017||Alexandre Burrows, Ott, RW|
|The Vancouver Canucks acquired young forward Jonathan Dahlen from the Ottawa Senators in a trade that sent Burrows to Ottawa, the Canucks announced Monday.
Analysis: The 35-year-old Burrows was an unrestricted free agent, but he signed a two-year contract extension for $2.5 million. Burrows has been slowed by hip problems the past two seasons, but he has nine goals and 11 assists in 55 games this season.
|2/27/2017||Zach Parise, Min, LW|
|Parise reportedly has the mumps, along with teammate Jason Pominville.
Analysis: Both will be quarentined for at least five days.
|2/27/2017||Jason Pominville, Min, RW|
|Pominville has the mumps, according to reports.
Analysis: This is another incident as the Canucks had players in the same boat.
|2/27/2017||Greg Pateryn, Dal, D|
|The Stars have acquired Pateryn and a 2017 fourth-round pick from the Montreal Canadiens for defenseman Jordie Benn.
Analysis: The 26-year-old Pateryn missed time this season with an ankle injury and has appeared in just 24 games, putting up a goal and six assists. He was used sparingly by the Canadiens even after the recent coaching change from Michel Therrien to Claude Julien. Dallas general manager Jim Nill calls Pateryn a solid defender with a physical presence who brings size and a right-handed shot.
|2/27/2017||Jordie Benn, Mon, D|
|The Canadiens have acquired Benn from the Stars for Greg Pateryn and a fourth-round pick.
Analysis: Benn has two goals and 13 assists this season.
|2/27/2017||Brian Boyle, TB, C|
|The Maple Leafs have agreed to acquire Boyle from the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Analysis: Boyle, 32, is a pending unrestricted free agent. He has 13 goals and nine assists in 54 games this season. In 603 NHL games, Boyle has 93 goals and 73 assists.
|2/27/2017||Teemu Pulkkinen, Ari, LW|
|The Arizona Coyotes have acquired Pulkkinen from the Minnesota Wild for future considerations.
Analysis: The 25-year-old Pulkkinen had a goal in nine games with the Wild this season. He also had 18 goals and 18 assists with the Iowa Wild, earning a spot in the 2017 AHL All-Star Game.
|2/27/2017||Jacob Markstrom, Van, G|
|Markstrom is day to day with a lower-body injury.
Analysis: He's 10-11-3 with a 2.63 GAA in 26 appearances - 23 starts - this season.
|2/27/2017||Patrick Kane, Chi, RW|
|Kane had a goal and an assist to lift the Blackhawks over the Blues 4-2 on Sunday night for their fourth straight win and ninth in their last 10.
Analysis: Kane has nine goals and six assists in his last 10 games. His 39 points at home this season trail only Evgeni Malkin for the most in the league.
|2/27/2017||Jonathan Toews, Chi, C|
|Toews had a goal and an assist to lift the Blackhawks over the Blues 4-2 on Sunday night for their fourth straight win and ninth in their last 10.
Analysis: Toews has nine goals and 15 assists in his last 14 games. He has three goals and eight assists in his last six at the United Center.
|2/27/2017||Artem Anisimov, Chi, C|
|Anisimov scored with 5:20 left in the third period to lift the Blackhawks over the Blues 4-2 on Sunday night for their fourth straight win and ninth in their last 10.
Analysis: Anisimov beat Jake Allen on the glove side from the right edge of the crease for his 22nd goal - matching his career high from 2013-14. He has four goals in his last seven games and nine points in 10 February games.
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