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Evgeni Malkin had a goal and two assists in Pittsburgh's 4-3 overtime win against Toronto.

Malkin is on a three-game goal streak and six-contest point streak. He has 11 goals and 17 assists in 21 contests in 2014-15.
Nov 27 - 9:50 AM

Adam Lowry will have a hearing with the Department of Player Safety on Thursday afternoon for an incident Wednesday against the Buffalo Sabres.

Lowry was assessed a five-minute major and a game misconduct for boarding Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta in the second period.
Source: NHL.com
Nov 27 - 9:49 AM

Sidney Crosby has reached the 800-point milestone.

Crosby accomplished that feat in just 571 contests. Only five players in the history of the NHL got to that milestone faster, with Wayne Gretzky naturally leading the pack at 352 games. Crosby's next big milestone will be 300 goals, which he's just 17 shy of reaching.
Nov 27 - 9:48 AM

The Jets hope that Tobias Enstrom will be ready to return from a lower-body injury on Friday.

He has sat out two games due to the ailment. Enstrom leads Winnipeg in average ice time per game at 25:07. He plays in all situations for the team and his presence in the lineup is missed.
Nov 27 - 9:45 AM

Wayne Simmonds had an assist in the Flyers' 5-2 loss on Wednesday.

Simmonds doesn't excel in any one category, but he'll help fantasy owners in a lot of different ways. He has eight goals, 15 points, 19 penalty minutes, and a plus-five rating in 21 games this season.
Nov 27 - 9:44 AM

Philadelphia hasn't won on the road since Oct. 22.

The Flyers had another chance to end that slump on Wednesday, but lost 5-2 to Detroit. "We need to fight through adversity better. We need to stick with the game plan a little bit more," Flyers coach Craig Berube said. "We stopped doing the little things. We had some guys that aren't competing and it results in goals against. It can't happen. You need everybody on your team competing at the highest level all the time in this league; otherwise you will not win." Philadelphia has dropped six of its last seven games overall to fall to 8-10-3 in 2014-15.
Nov 27 - 9:42 AM

Mathieu Perreault (upper body) didn't play Wednesday night.

He might be able to return as early as Friday's game in Boston, so the ailment doesn't appear to be something to worry about.
Nov 27 - 9:40 AM

Travis Hamonic scored a goal in a 3-2 overtime win over Washington.

Hamonic has three goals and five points in 18 games this season. Those certainly aren't noteworthy offensive numbers and he's not expected to improve much in that regard. However, he is a decent source of penalty minutes with 46 already this season.
Nov 27 - 9:37 AM

Bryan Little scored his eighth goal of the year in Wednesday's 2-1 win over Buffalo.

Half of them have opened the scoring in a game, including this one. Little scored on the power play to give him a three-game goal streak. He has 15 points in 24 contests this season.
Nov 27 - 9:36 AM

Ryan Strome had two assists in the Islanders' 3-2 overtime loss on Wednesday.

Strome has been a big part of the Islanders' success this season as he's helped provide them with some much needed secondary scoring. He has four goals and 17 points in 22 contests in 2014-15.
Nov 27 - 9:35 AM

Martin St. Louis didn't record a point in his first game in Tampa Bay since demanding a trade.

St. Louis finished with a minus-one rating as the Lightning earned a 4-3 victory over the Rangers Wednesday night. St. Louis might not have had a great return to his old team, but he's having a good season with eight goals and 17 points in 21 contests.
Nov 27 - 9:17 AM

Rick Nash's assist on Wednesday was the 300th of his career.

Nash is known principally as a goal scorer though and his 2014-15 campaign numbers certainly reflect that. While he has eight helpers, he's found the back of the net 15 times. His goals have been spread out and he's now the fourth player in Rangers' history to find the back of the net in at least 13 of the first 21 games to start a season. The other three are Vic Hadfield, Adam Graves, and Brendan Shanahan.
Nov 27 - 9:15 AM

Justin Williams found the back of the net in a 4-0 win against Minnesota on Wednesday.

Williams got off to a slow start this season, but he's recorded at least a point in each of his last six contests. He now has five goals and 11 points in 22 games in 2014-15.
Nov 27 - 9:07 AM

Mike Richards scored a goal in the Kings' 4-0 victory on Wednesday.

Richards has recorded a point in three of his last four games. Despite that, he hasn't been impressive offensively this season as he only has four goals and 10 points in 23 contests.
Nov 27 - 9:05 AM

Benoit Pouliot (foot) has been placed on the injured reserve list.

Pouliot isn't expected to return until late December at the earliest, so this move makes sense. He has three goals and eight points in 20 games in 2014-15.
Nov 27 - 9:02 AM



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