NHL Recent Player News

Date Player
3/29/2015 James van Riemsdyk, LW
Van Riemsdyk had three assists in a 4-3 overtime win against Ottawa on Saturday.

Analysis: The Toronto forward, owner of 52 points, had two goals and one assist in his prior 14 games.
3/29/2015 Phil Kessel, RW
Kessel had three assists in a 4-3 overtime win against Ottawa on Saturday.

Analysis: Kessel, owner of a team-leading 57 points, had three points in his prior 11 games.
3/29/2015 Tyler Bozak, C
Bozak recorded his first career hat trick - scoring all three goals in the third period - and assisted on Eric Brewer's winner in overtime as the Toronto Maple Leafs edged Ottawa 4-3 on Saturday night.

Analysis: Bozak, who now has a career-best 22 goals, didn't have a point in his previous seven games.
3/29/2015 Jakub Voracek, RW
Voracek had two assists in a 3-2 shootout loss to San Jose on Saturday.

Analysis: Voracek, second in the league with 76 points, has one goal and eight assists in his last seven games.
3/29/2015 Michael Raffl, LW
Raffl scored his third goal in as many games in a 3-2 shootout loss to San Jose on Saturday.

Analysis: Raffl has seven of his career-high 20 goals and three assists in his last 14 games.
3/29/2015 Claude Giroux, C
Giroux extended his goal-scoring streak to four games in a 3-2 shootout loss to San Jose on Saturday.

Analysis: The Philadelphia Flyers captain has five of his 23 goals during his run.
3/29/2015 Troy Brouwer, RW
Brouwer scored a pair of goals in a 4-3 loss to Nashville.

Analysis: The 20-goal scorer ended a 12-game drought with Saturday's performance.
3/29/2015 Mike Ribeiro, C
Ribeiro had a goal and an assist in a 4-3 win over Washington on Saturday.

Analysis: The Nashville center has two goals and three assists in his past three games.
3/29/2015 Filip Forsberg, RW
Forsberg scored during a three-goal first period and had two assists as the Nashville Predators became the first Western Conference team to clinch a playoff berth with a 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals on Saturday.

Analysis: It was the third three-point game this season for the Calder Trophy candidate. The Capitals selected Forsberg with the 11th overall pick in 2012 then traded him to the Predators in 2013.
3/29/2015 Gabriel Bourque, LW
Bourque had a pair of assists in a 4-3 win against Washington on Saturday.

Analysis: The Nashville winger had one assist in his prior 18 games.
3/29/2015 Milan Lucic, LW
Lucic scored twice in the first 10 minutes, and the Boston Bruins spoiled New York goaltender Henrik Lundqvist's return after a long layoff with a 4-2 victory over the Rangers on Saturday.

Analysis: Lucic had one assist in his prior six contests and one of his 17 goals in his previous 11 games.
3/29/2015 Patrice Bergeron, C
Bergeron extended his point streak to five games with an assist in a 4-2 win over the New York Rangers on Saturday.

Analysis: The Boston center has two goals and three assists during his run. He has a team-best 53 points this season.
3/29/2015 Rick Nash, LW
Nash scored his 40th goal in a 4-2 loss to Boston on Saturday.

Analysis: The New York Rangers forward reached that plateau for the first time since 2008-09 by ending an eight-game drought.
3/29/2015 Sidney Crosby, C
Crosby tallied the winning goal and had two assists in a 3-2 victory against Arizona on Saturday.

Analysis: The Pittsburgh Penguins superstar has 20 of his league-best 78 points in the last 16 games, totaling six goals and 14 assists.
3/29/2015 Justin Abdelkader, LW
Abdelkader scored a goal in a career-high fourth consecutive game in Saturday's 4-0 win over Tampa Bay.

Analysis: The Detroit forward has 23 goals this season, easily surpassing his 10 from the prior two campaigns. He has 10 goals and two assists in 13 contests since the beginning of March.
3/29/2015 Petr Mrazek, G
Mrazek made 23 saves for his fourth career shutout, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 on Saturday.

Analysis: Mrazek replaced Jimmy Howard in the middle of Thursday's 6-4 loss to San Jose, and coach Mike Babcock gave him the start against Tampa Bay. Mrazek kept the league's highest-scoring team at bay, and the Lightning were blanked for the first time all season.
3/29/2015 Cam Atkinson, RW
Atkinson had one goal and one assist Saturday.

Analysis: Atkinson has gone berzerk with seven points in a sizzling three-game stretch. You may want to ride him until he cools down.
3/29/2015 Boone Jenner, C
Jenner had one goal and one assist Saturday.

Analysis: Jenner has 14 points in 24 games so he needs to stay healthy to produce.
3/29/2015 Patrik Berglund, C
Berglund had one goal and one assist Saturday.

Analysis: Berglund was once considered a rising talent, but his 22 points this season indicate otherwise.
3/29/2015 Sergei Bobrovsky, G
Bobrovsky was masterful yet again Saturday.

Analysis: Bobrovsky made 29 saves and improved to 7-0-0 with a 1.96 GAA in his last seven road starts. He is enjoying his version of 'March Madness' on the ice, winning his last seven starts this month with a 2.17 GAA.
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