NHL Recent Player News
|3/27/2015||Logan Couture, C|
|Couture had a goal and an assist in Thursday's win over Detroit.
Analysis: With 60 points, Couture has a chance to match or best his career-high mark of 65 from 2011-12.
|3/27/2015||Patrick Marleau, LW|
|Marleau had two goals and an assist Thursday at Detroit.
Analysis: Though he has slowed down considerably, the 35-year-old Marleau still has a more than respectable 52 points in 74 games this season.
|3/27/2015||Justin Abdelkader, LW|
|Abdelkader scored for the third straight game Thursday against San Jose.
Analysis: Abdelkader has been touting a hot stick down the stretch, scoring nine goals in his last 13 games.
|3/27/2015||Tomas Tatar, LW|
|Tatar scored his 27th goal against the Sharks on Thursday.
Analysis: Tatar has four points in his last five games.
|3/27/2015||Chris Kreider, LW|
|Kreider had two goals and an assist Thursday against the Senators.
Analysis: Kreider has 40 points in 71 games after recording 37 in 66 contests last season.
|3/27/2015||Derek Stepan, C|
|Stepan had two assists Thursday at Ottawa.
Analysis: Stepan has five points in his last three games after a 12-game point drought.
|3/27/2015||Mats Zuccarello, RW|
|Zuccarello had a goal and an assist in Thursday's win at Ottawa.
Analysis: Zuccarello has two goals and four assists in his last four games.
|3/27/2015||Ben Bishop, G|
|Bishop was unceremoniously pulled by coach Jon Cooper on Thursday.
Analysis: Bishop gave up three goals on 11 shots, and was replaced by Andrei Vasilevskiy in the second period.
|3/27/2015||Pekka Rinne, G|
|Rinne notched his 40th win Thursday.
Analysis: Rinne made 28 saves and the goalie has a chance to top his career-best 43 wins in 2011-12.
|3/27/2015||P.K. Subban, D|
|Subban was awful Thursday.
Analysis: Subban is pointless in four straight for his longest drought of the season and fantasy owners have every right to expect better from the superstar.
|3/27/2015||Alec Martinez, D|
|Martinez had two assists as the Los Angeles Kings won their third straight on their road trip by beating the slumping New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday night.
Analysis: The performance ended a season-high nine-game point drought for the defenseman.
|3/27/2015||Jim Slater, C|
|Slater had one goal and one assist Thursday.
Analysis: Slater is up to 10 points so he is hardly quality fantasy material.
|3/27/2015||Mark Scheifele, C|
|Scheifele had one goal and one assist Thursday.
Analysis: Scheifele has seven points in his last six games.
|3/27/2015||Ondrej Pavelec, G|
|The surging Pavelec had 39 saves Thursday.
Analysis: Pavelec posted his sixth consecutive win. Fans were already chanting "Pavy, Pavy" after he stopped 20 shots in the first period to preserve Winnipeg's 1-0 lead. "Yes, I heard it. It's always nice," the humble Pavelec said with a small smile.
|3/27/2015||Anze Kopitar, C|
|Kopitar scored with 4:23 left, and the Los Angeles Kings won their third straight on their road trip by beating the slumping New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday night.
Analysis: Kopitar has two goals and six assists in a season high-tying, five-game point streak.
|3/27/2015||Dustin Tokarski, G|
|Tokarski had 17 saves Thursday.
Analysis: Tokarski was in since superstar Carey Price got the night off.
|3/27/2015||Eddie Lack, G|
|Lack had 34 saves Thursday.
Analysis: Lack has dropped three of his last five home starts.
|3/27/2015||Reto Berra, G|
|Berra had 33 saves Thursday for the Avs.
Analysis: Berra was in since Semyon Varlamov had the night off.
|3/27/2015||Brian Gionta, RW|
|Gionta had a goal and an assist in a 4-3 overtime loss to Arizona on Thursday.
Analysis: The Buffalo Sabres captain has three goals and four assists in his last six games.
|3/27/2015||Gabriel Landeskog, LW|
|Landeskog had one goal and one assist Thursday.
Analysis: Landeskog is enjoying his version of 'March madness' on the ice with 14 points in 11 games this month.
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