NHL Recent Player News
|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.
|2/27/2017||Andrew Hammond, Ott, G|
|Hammond's injury-plagued campaign came to an end following the news that he needs season-ending surgery for a torn labrum in his right hip.
Analysis: Injuries limited Hammond to only six appearances and four starts this season. He surrendered six goals in a shutout loss to St. Louis on Feb. 7, his first start in nearly two months. Hammond tied an NHL record by surrendering two goals or fewer in 12 consecutive starts to begin his career and went his first 15 starts without a regulation loss (14-0-1) to ignite Ottawa's postseason charge as a rookie.
|2/27/2017||Jonathan Marchessault, Fla, C|
|Marchessault had a goal in Sunday's 2-1 loss to the Senators.
Analysis: Marchessault has three goals in his last four games, bringing his season total to 19.
|2/27/2017||Erik Karlsson, Ott, D|
|Karlsson had two assists in Sunday's 2-1 win over the Panthers.
Analysis: Karlsson has recorded a point in seven of eight games, recording two goals and eight assists. His 44 assists are third-most in the league and most by a defensemen.
|2/27/2017||Craig Anderson, Ott, G|
|Anderson stopped 37 shots in Sunday's 2-1 win over the Panthers.
Analysis: Anderson, who played for the Panthers from 2006 to 2009, is 14-7-2 in his career against Florida and still has a home in the area. He is 3-1-0 with a 2.00 GAA in his last four starts overall.
|2/27/2017||Roberto Luongo, Fla, G|
|Luongo has only played two of the past six games after resting again vs. Ottawa on Sunday.
Analysis: Luongo hasn't allowed less than two goals in a game since Jan. 11.
|2/27/2017||Jack Eichel, Buf, C|
|Eichel had a goal and an assist in Sunday's 3-2 loss to Arizona.
Analysis: Eichel has 36 points in 41 games since returning from a high ankle sprain that sidelined him for the first 21 games of the season. He has 13 points in his past 10 contests. The Sabres host the Predators on Tuesday, and Eichel had two goals at Nashville on Jan. 24.
|2/27/2017||Max Domi, Ari, LW|
|Domi had a goal and an assist as the Coyotes beat the Sabres 3-2 on Sunday night.
Analysis: Domi has recorded two goals and eight assists in his last 10 games, and has two goals and four assists in his last five at home.
|2/27/2017||Brandon Manning, Phi, D|
|Manning was suspended two games for a hit to the head of the Penguins' Jake Guentzel in Saturday's 4-2 loss at Heinz Field.
Analysis: Manning has 10 points this season and carries no fantasy value.
|2/27/2017||Robin Lehner, Buf, G|
|Lehner missed Sunday's 3-2 loss to the Coyotes with an upper-body injury.
Analysis: Lehner has struggled in his last two starts, allowing nine goals on 66 shots.
|2/27/2017||Radim Vrbata, Ari, RW|
|Vrbata scored with 18.9 seconds left to cap Arizona's three-goal third period and lift the Coyotes over the Sabres 3-2 on Sunday night.
Analysis: Vrbata's assist extended his point streak to nine games (four goals, seven assists), the longest active streak in the league. His goal also was his 600th career point.
|2/27/2017||P.A. Parenteau, NJ, RW|
|Parenteau was injured blocking a shot Saturday night and won't play Monday against the Canadiens.
Analysis: Parenteau has 13 goals and 14 assists this season, but he's scored just once in his last 21 games.
|2/27/2017||Brian Elliott, Cgy, G|
|Elliott stopped 34 shots in Sunday's 3-1 win at Carolina.
Analysis: Elliott has won three straight starts and is 6-1-1 with a 2.40 GAA this month. The Flames host the Kings on Tuesday, and Elliott allowed five goals on 39 shots in his only start of the season against LA back in November.
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