NHL Recent Player News
|1/24/2017||Peter Holland, Ari, C|
|Holland has been fined $3,611.11 for an unsuspecting punch to Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ondrej Palat during Saturday's game, the NHL's Department of Player Safety announced Tuesday.
Analysis: The sucker punch occurred with 9:05 remaining in the second period of the Coyotes' 5-3 win. Holland received a minor penalty for roughing. Holland, 26, has a goal and five assists in 26 games this season.
|1/24/2017||Mitchell Marner, Tor, C|
|Marner had a goal with an assist Monday.
Analysis: Entering Tuesday's action, Marner leads all rookies with 39 starts.
|1/24/2017||Frederik Andersen, Tor, G|
|Andersen stopped 26 shots and the Maple Leafs ended a two-game winless streak with a 4-0 win over the Calgary Flames on Monday night.
Analysis: He had a 3.46 goals-against average in his previous eight games.
|1/24/2017||Nazem Kadri, Tor, C|
|Kadri scored twice to tie his career high with 20 goals as the Maple Leafs ended a two-game winless streak with a 4-0 win over the Calgary Flames on Monday night.
Analysis: He has 12 points over his last nine games.
|1/24/2017||Jonathan Bernier, Anh, G|
|Bernier made 31 saves in Monday's 3-2 win over the Jets.
Analysis: He bounced back after yielding four goals at Minnesota on Saturday.
|1/24/2017||Rickard Rakell, Anh, C|
|Rakell recorded his 20th goal of the season Monday.
Analysis: This matched a career high for Rakell, who scored 20 a season ago.
|1/24/2017||Mike Hoffman, Ott, LW|
|Hoffman is dealing with an illness and will reportedly be a game-time decision Tuesday.
Analysis: Hoffman is third on the Senators with 34 points and tied for the team lead with 17 goals.
|1/24/2017||Ryan Getzlaf, Anh, C|
|Getzlaf had a goal with an assist Monday.
Analysis: He has three goals and six assists over a nine-game span.
|1/24/2017||Nikita Zadorov, Col, D|
|Zadorov had two assists Monday.
Analysis: He has just eight points this season.
|1/24/2017||Logan Couture, SJ, C|
|Couture had two assists Monday.
Analysis: He has eight points over 10 games in the new year.
|1/24/2017||Brent Burns, SJ, D|
|Burns had a goal with two assists Monday.
Analysis: With 50 points, Burns is 25 shy of matching his career output from last season.
|1/24/2017||Patrick Marleau, SJ, LW|
|Marleau had a third period to remember Monday: Four shots and four goals. Marleau's four-goal flurry in a 13 1/2-minute span helped the San Jose Sharks beat the last-place Colorado Avalanche 5-2 on Monday night for their fifth straight win.
Analysis: The left wing became the 12th player in NHL history to score four goals in a period and the first since Mario Lemieux on Jan. 26, 1997, at Montreal, according to the NHL. It was the third four-goal game in Sharks history. Marleau joins Owen Nolan (Dec. 19, 1995) and Tomas Hertl (Oct. 8, 2013).
|1/24/2017||Roberto Luongo, Fla, G|
|Luongo made 39 saves in Monday's 3-2 loss to Arizona in overtime.
Analysis: He's faced at least 30 shots in nine of his last 11 starts.
|1/24/2017||Jakob Chychrun, Ari, D|
|Chychrun had two assists Monday.
Analysis: Four of his 11 points have come over the last four games.
|1/24/2017||Alex Burmistrov, Ari, C|
|Burmistrov had two assists Monday.
Analysis: He has five assists in five games after recording two in his first 23 contests.
|1/24/2017||Christian Fischer, Ari, RW|
|Fischer scored again Monday for the Coyotes.
Analysis: Fischer became the first player in franchise history to score a goal in each of the first two games of his career. He made his NHL debut against Tampa Bay on Saturday.
|1/24/2017||Tobias Rieder, Ari, RW|
|Rieder scored 48 seconds into overtime to give the Coyotes a 3-2 win over the slumping Florida Panthers on Monday.
Analysis: Rieder has goals in back-to-back games after recording one in his previous 21 contests.
|1/23/2017||Braden Holtby, Was, G|
|Holtby made 25 saves as the Capitals defeated the Hurricanes 6-1 on Monday night to extend their point streak to 14 consecutive games (12-0-2).
Analysis: Holtby is 8-0-1 with a 1.70 GAA and .938 save percentage in 11 starts over that streak.
|1/23/2017||Cam Ward, Car, G|
|Ward's struggles continued Monday when he allowed six goals on 25 shots in a loss at Washington.
Analysis: He's been brutal over his last three starts with 17 goals allowed on 85 shots for a 6.85 GAA and an .800 save percentage.
|1/23/2017||Justin Williams, Was, RW|
|Williams' scoring surge continued with a goal Monday and he added an assist against the Hurricanes.
Analysis: Williams has five goals in his last five games, and he's scored 15 times in his past 23 contests.
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