NHL Recent Player News
|11/21/2017||Jacob Markstrom, Van, G|
|Markstrom made 36 saves in a 5-2 win at Philadelphia on Tuesday.
Analysis: Markstrom snapped a three-start losing streak in which he posted a 3.69 GAA and an .882 save percentage.
|11/21/2017||Jakub Voracek, Phi, RW|
|Voracek stayed hot with a goal Tuesday against the Canucks.
Analysis: He has four goals and six assists in the last seven games.
|11/21/2017||Ivan Provorov, Phi, D|
|Provorov scored for the second straight game Tuesday against Vancouver.
Analysis: He has four goals in the first 21 games after scoring six times in 82 contests as a rookie last season.
|11/21/2017||Thomas Vanek, Van, RW|
|Vanek had another assist Tuesday in Philadelphia.
Analysis: He's picked one up in each of the last four games and has six to go along with one goal in the past eight contests.
|11/21/2017||Henrik Sedin, Van, C|
|Sedin had two assists Tuesday against the Flyers.
Analysis: Sedin is starting to turn things around following a slow start. He has six points in the last eight games after totaling three in the first 13.
|11/21/2017||Daniel Sedin, Van, LW|
|Sedin had a goal and an assist Tuesday at Philadelphia to move within four points of the 1,000-point mark.
Analysis: Sedin has five points in the last eight games after totaling five in the first 13 contests.
|11/21/2017||Loui Eriksson, Van, LW|
|Eriksson had an assist before adding an empty-net goal Tuesday against the Flyers.
Analysis: Eriksson has five points in his last four games.
|11/21/2017||Brock Boeser, Van, RW|
|Boeser scored twice Tuesday in Philadelphia to give him a three-game goal streak.
Analysis: Boeser has five points during a four-game run and now leads the Canucks with nine goals and 19 points.
|11/21/2017||Sven Baertschi, Van, LW|
|Baertschi scored for the second straight game Tuesday at Philadelphia.
Analysis: Baertschi has scored four of his eight goals on the season in the last six games while also adding an assist. With 16 points through the first 21 games, Baertschi is on pace to shatter his career high of 35 in 68 contests set last season.
|11/21/2017||Derek Dorsett, Van, RW|
|The Canucks announced before Tuesday's game in Philadelphia that Dorsett has returned to Vancouver to be evaluated by the team's medical staff for stiffness in his back and neck. Dorsett missed 78 games last season after undergoing a cervical fusion procedure.
Analysis: Coming into Tuesday's game, Dorsett was tied for second on the Canucks with seven goals in the first 20 contests.
|11/21/2017||Semyon Varlamov, Col, G|
|Varlamov (illness) won't start Wednesday against the Stars.
Analysis: Jonathan Bernier will make his eighth start after also getting the nod in the Avs' last game Sunday at Detroit. He made 21 saves in a 4-3 overtime win to move to 3-4-0 with a 3.59 GAA and an .886 save percentage.
|11/21/2017||Ryan McDonagh, NYR, D|
|McDonagh will miss Wednesday's game at Carolina with an abdominal strain.
Analysis: McDonagh leads the Rangers in total ice time and is tied for second on the team with 12 assists after setting a career high with 36 last season.
|11/21/2017||Evgeni Malkin, Pit, C|
|Malkin will sit out Wednesday's game against the Canucks due to an upper-body injury.
Analysis: Malkin is second on the Penguins with 21 points, though he's gone two straight games without one.
|11/21/2017||Jake Dotchin, TB, D|
|Dotchin (undisclosed) is questionable for Wednesday's game against the Blackhawks.
Analysis: Dotchin has two goals and two assists in his last 11 games after not recording a point in his first eight contests this season.
|11/21/2017||Martin Jones, SJ, G|
|Jones made 28 saves through regulation and overtime but was beaten four times in a nine-round shootout as the Sharks lost 3-2 to Anaheim.
Analysis: Jones has yielded no more than two goals in all but one of his last 12 starts, posting a .938 save percentage in that span. However, Jones has lost three of his last four starts while being backed by just five goals.
|11/21/2017||Corey Perry, Anh, RW|
|Perry finished with a goal and an assist and was a plus-2 in Monday's shootout win over the Sharks.
Analysis: It was Perry's third straight multipoint performance and fourth in five games, a span in which he has recorded half of his 16 points on the season.
|11/21/2017||Rickard Rakell, Anh, C|
|Rakell had a goal and an assist while finishing at a plus-1 in Monday's shootout win over the Sharks.
Analysis: Rakell has racked up three goals and six assists in his last six games. His 18 points lead the Ducks.
|11/21/2017||Joonas Donskoi, SJ, LW|
|Donskoi became only the fourth Shark in club history to score twice in regulation and convert in a shootout Monday. He also notched his first power-play goal of the season.
Analysis: Donskoi came up with a big game despite being dropped to the second line while Kevin Labanc took his spot on the top line with Joe Thornton and Joe Pavelski. Donskoi already has seven goals through 19 games after scoring just six in 61 games last season. "He's one of the guys who has driven our team and stepped up," Pavelski said.
|11/21/2017||Mikko Koivu, Min, C|
|Koivu had two assists in the Wild's 4-3 overtime loss to the Devils on Monday.
Analysis: Koivu has produced a point in three straight games after going six in a row without one.
|11/21/2017||John Moore, NJ, D|
|Moore scored 52 seconds into overtime and the Devils overcame a late letdown to cap a successful road trip with a 4-3 win against the Minnesota Wild on Monday night.
Analysis: The seventh-year defenseman has scored two of his three goals in the extra session this season and has five overtime tallies among 28 career goals. Moore came down on the rush and tipped home a cross-ice pass from Adam Henrique for Monday's game-winner.
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