NHL Recent Player News
|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.
|2/27/2017||T.J. Brodie, Cgy, D|
|Brodie had two assists to help the Flames beat the Hurricanes 3-1 on Sunday.
Analysis: Brodie had been in the midst of an assist drought, going without one in his previous eight games.
|2/27/2017||Micheal Ferland, Cgy, LW|
|Ferland had a goal to help the Flames beat the Hurricanes 3-1 on Sunday.
Analysis: Six of Ferland's 11 goals have come in his last 12 games, with the Flames going 9-2-1. With 18 points on the season he has matched his total from 2015-16.
|2/27/2017||Johnny Gaudreau, Cgy, LW|
|Gaudreau had two goals and an assist to help the Flames beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 on Sunday.
Analysis: Gaudreau has eight points in his last four games for the Flames, who have won four straight and have earned at least one point in six in a row. Gaudreau, who had 24 goals in 2014-15 and 30 a season ago, has just 13 this year. Sunday's goal was just his second since Jan. 6.
|2/27/2017||Sergei Bobrovsky, Cls, G|
|Bobrovsky stopped 28 shots to tie his career high with his 32nd win, leading the Blue Jackets to a 5-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday.
Analysis: Bobrovsky has a .931 save percentage of his last five games.
|2/27/2017||Alexander Wennberg, Cls, C|
|Wennberg scored twice to lead the Blue Jackets to a 5-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday.
Analysis: Things have been coming in twos lately for Wennberg. Prior to Sunday, he had two assists apiece in three of his previous four games.
|2/27/2017||Cam Atkinson, Cls, RW|
|Atkinson scored twice to lead the Blue Jackets to a 5-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday.
Analysis: Atkinson's 29 goals are a career high and he tied his career high of 53 points set last season. He's gotten there this season in 21 fewer games.
|2/27/2017||James Neal, Nsh, RW|
|Neal had three assists and the Predators beat the Oilers 5-4 on Sunday night.
Analysis: That's a goal and eight assists over the last seven games for Neal, who went the previous seven without a point.
|2/27/2017||Filip Forsberg, Nsh, LW|
|Forsberg scored for the fourth straight game and the Predators beat the Oilers 5-4 on Sunday night.
Analysis: Forsberg has eight goals and three assists in his last five games, including consecutive hat tricks against Colorado and Calgary.
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