NHL Recent Player News
|12/1/2015||Kyle Okposo, NYI, RW|
|Okposo scored his sixth goal of the season Tuesday against Colorado.
Analysis: Okposo, who scored for the second time this season on the power play, has 11 points in his last 12 contests.
|12/1/2015||Frans Nielsen, NYI, C|
|Nielsen extended his point streak to four games with his 10th assist of the season Tuesday against the Avalanche.
Analysis: Nielsen's 19 points rank third for New York.
|12/1/2015||Henrik Lundqvist, NYR, G|
|Lundqvist stopped 33 of 36 shots in Monday's win over Carolina.
Analysis: After being torched for nine goals in losing his previous two starts, Lundqvist delivered a performance more up to his usual standards.
|12/1/2015||Carl Soderberg, Col, C|
|Soderberg has two assists against the Islanders on Tuesday.
Analysis: Soderberg has two goals and four assists in his last five games.
|12/1/2015||Jarome Iginla, Col, RW|
|Iginla scored his eighth goal for Colorado on Monday against the Islanders.
Analysis: Iginla snapped an eight-game drought without a goal.
|12/1/2015||Blake Comeau, Col, LW|
|Comeau scored for the third time in four games Monday against the Islanders.
Analysis: Comeau has given the Avalanche a spark after scoring just once in his previous 20 games.
|12/1/2015||Cam Ward, Car, G|
|Ward stopped just 18 of 22 shots in Monday's loss to the Rangers.
Analysis: It's his second straight shaky performance, having yielded three goals on 14 shots in two periods during Friday's loss at Buffalo. Ward's season-long inconsistency continue to make him a risky play.
|12/1/2015||Victor Rask, Car, C|
|Rask had a goal for a second straight game in Monday's loss to the Rangers.
Analysis: Rask is showing sleeper potential in his second NHL season. The 22-year-old has three goals in four games and is tied for the team lead with eight markers.
|12/1/2015||Derick Brassard, NYR, C|
|Brassard tallied a goal and an assist in Monday's win over Carolina.
Analysis: The multi-point effort was Brassard's first since Nov. 12. The center had recorded a mere three points over an eight-game slump prior to Monday's potential breakout.
|12/1/2015||Mats Zuccarello, NYR, RW|
|Zuccarello got back on track with a goal in Monday's win over Carolina.
Analysis: Though his 11 goals and 22 points both top the Rangers, Zuccarello had gone without a point in four straight games before scoring 1:09 into Monday's contest.
|12/1/2015||James van Riemsdyk, Tor, LW|
|He had three assists Monday.
Analysis: JVR has five assists in the last three games.
|12/1/2015||Leo Komarov, Tor, C|
|Komarov had two goals Monday.
Analysis: He has five goals and one assist in the last six games.
|12/1/2015||Garret Sparks, Tor, G|
|The 22-year-old became the first Maple Leafs goalie with a shutout in his NHL debut, lifting Toronto over the Edmonton Oilers 3-0 on Monday night.
Analysis: Sparks made 24 saves in the Leafs' first shutout since Jonathan Bernier blanked the Dallas Stars on Dec. 23, 2014. Sparks was summoned from the American Hockey League's Toronto Marlies earlier in the week to replace injured James Reimer and was given the chance to start over a struggling Bernier, who is 0-8-1 this season.
|12/1/2015||Corey Perry, Anh, RW|
|Perry had a goal Tuesday.
Analysis: He has three goals with two assists in his last four games.
|12/1/2015||John Gibson, Anh, G|
|Gibson made 25 saves for his third career shutout Monday.
Analysis: He is 2-1-1 with a 1.82 goals-against average in four games since being called up from the minors last month.
|11/30/2015||Dylan Larkin, Det, C|
|Larkin stayed hot with his 10th goal of season Sunday against the Panthers.
Analysis: Larkin has six goals in his last seven games.
|11/30/2015||Jussi Jokinen, Fla, C|
|Jokinen had two assists Sunday at Detroit.
Analysis: Jokinen has five points in his last four games and 17 on the season.
|11/30/2015||Jayson Megna, NYR, RW|
|New York called up Megna on Monday from its AHL affiliate.
Analysis: Megna had 12 points and eight penalty minutes in 21 games with the Hartford Wolfpack.
|11/29/2015||Cory Schneider, NJ, G|
|Schneider was solid once more on Saturday, turning back 30 of 32 shots in an overtime win at Montreal.
Analysis: With a 2.03 GAA and .928 save percentage and a heavy workload, Schneider has been a good contributor to fantasy lineups this season.
|11/29/2015||Alex Galchenyuk, Mon, C|
|Galchenyuk extended his goal streak to four games by netting two in Saturday's loss to New Jersey.
Analysis: The young forward has been on a tear, producing five goals and two assists over his last five outings.
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