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Cory Schneider stopped 32 of 35 shots in New Jersey's 4-3 win over Minnesota.

The Devils overcame 2-0 and 3-2 deficits, which makes the win that much more impressive. Schneider has won back-to-back and he's given up just four goals during that span. He has a 14-14-7 record with a 2.69 goals-against-average and a .910 save percentage this season.
Jan 17 - 10:52 PM

Jared Spurgeon picked up a goal and an assist in Minnesota's 4-3 loss to the New Jersey Devils.

Spurgeon opened the scoring with a power play goal at the 17:58 mark of the first period and he also registered an assist on Erik Haula's third period-goal, which gave the Wild a 3-2 lead. Unfortunately for the Wild, they allowed the Devils to score back-to-back goals before the end of the game. Spurgeon has now picked up nine points in his last 10 games. He's up to six goals, 15 assists and a plus-26 rating in 39 games this season.
Jan 17 - 10:48 PM

Kyle Palmieri scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Minnesota Wild.

The Devils overcame 2-0 and 3-2 deficits in this one. Palmieri picked up the primary assist on Pavel Zacha's power play goal at the 13:19 mark of the second period before scoring the game-tying goal (3-3) at the 9:30 mark of the third. Palmieri finished the game with a plus-1 rating and three shots on goal in 15:30 of ice time. The 25-year-old has 10 goals and 27 points in 44 games in 2016-17.
Jan 17 - 10:44 PM

Robin Lehner was pulled after allowing three goals on 16 shots in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to Toronto.

Things looked good early on for Buffalo, as they jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first period. Unfortunately for Lehner, the Leafs scored three goals in the second period, and the last one got him pulled from the game. The Sabres goalie pulled a tantrum on his team's bench after coach Dan Bylsma made the decision to go with Anders Nilsson. Lehner now owns a 10-12-5 record with a 2.54 goals-against-average and a .920 save percentage.
Jan 17 - 10:40 PM

Frederik Andersen allowed three goals on 27 shots in Toronto's 4-3 win over Buffalo.

After trailing 2-0 after one period, the Leafs responded with a three-goal second period before they made it 4-2 in the third. Andersen has now won three of his last four games. He owns a 19-9-7 record with a 2.68 goals-against-average and a .918 save percentage this season.
Jan 17 - 10:38 PM

Evander Kane scored a goal in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Kane's goal at the 19:27 mark of the first period gave the Sabres a 2-0 lead, but they watched as Toronto scored four unanswered goals in the second and third periods. Kane has scored three goals in his last five games, and he's up to 12 goals and five assists in 33 games.
Jan 17 - 10:35 PM

Victor Hedman isn't in Tampa Bay's lineup for Tuesday's game against Anaheim.

It's the second consecutive game he misses because of an illness. The Lightning's stud defenseman is considered day-to-day at this point.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 17 - 10:32 PM

Craig Smith is a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Vancouver Canucks.

Smith has scored 21, 23 and 24 goals in each of the last three seasons, but he's managed to find the back of the net just seven times in 42 games in 2016-17. He has just one goal in his last 24 contests. Brad hunt, who the Preds claimed on waivers from St. Louis, is also watching the game from the press box.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 17 - 10:29 PM

Auston Matthews found the back of the net in Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres.

Matthews gave the Leafs a 3-2 lead at the 9:45 mark of the second period. It was the third of four straight goals for the Maple Leafs, and it was the one that got Sabres goalie Robin Lehner pulled from the game. The goal extends Matthews' point streak to three games. He's registered at least a point in 11 of his last 12 games. The 19-year-old has 22 goals and 38 points in 42 games this season. It was be shocking if he didn't come away with the Calder Trophy.
Jan 17 - 10:26 PM

Antti Niemi was pulled in Tuesday's 7-6 win over the New York Rangers.

Niemi and the Stars entered the third period with a 7-3 lead, but they watched as New York quickly cut the lead to 7-6. After the Rangers' sixth goal, Stars head coach Lindy Ruff decided it was time for him to yank Niemi for Kari Lehtonen. The Stars nearly allowed the Rangers to tie the game on several occasions, but they were ultimately able to hang on. Niemi has a 10-7-4 record with a 3.16 goals-against-average and a .902 save percentage in 2016-17.
Jan 17 - 10:18 PM

Henrik Lundqvist was pulled after allowing seven goals on 27 shots in Tuesday's 7-6 loss to Dallas.

Lundqvist was given the hook at the start of the third period with the Rangers trailing 7-3. Rangers fans at Madison Square Garden were getting on Lundqvist's case tonight, which probably didn't help ease his frustration. Magnus Hellberg entered the game in relief of Lundqvist and stopped all four shots he faced. New York nearly tied the game several times in the third period, but they ultimately came up just short. Lundqvist has an 18-12-1 record with a 2.89 goals-against-average and a .902 save percentage. He's dropped three games in a row and he's given up 16 goals during that stretch.
Jan 17 - 10:14 PM

Derek Stepan racked up two goals and an assist in Tuesday's 7-6 loss to the New York Rangers.

Stepan opened the scoring just 27 seconds into the game, but the Stars responded by scoring four unanswered goals to jump ahead 4-1 in the second period. Stepan also picked up the primary assist on Chris Kreider's power play goal in the third period before adding a goal of his own just over two minutes later. Stepan finished the game with a plus-1 rating and eight shots on goal in 18 minutes of ice time. He now has 12 goals and 36 points in 45 games this season.
Jan 17 - 10:10 PM

Jamie Benn scored a goal and two assists in Tuesday's crazy 7-6 win over the New York Rangers.

Benn helped the Stars build up a 7-3 lead heading into the third period. Many suspected the game was over at that point, but that was far from the case. The Rangers cut the lead to 7-6 with just over 12 minutes remaining. Thankfully for Dallas, they were able to hang on by the skin of their teeth. Benn has 11 goals 38 points in 42 games this season. Patrick Sharp (2), Radek Faksa (2), Patrick Eaves (3), Cody Eakin (2) and Lauri Korpikoski (2) all had multi-point games for Dallas tonight.
Jan 17 - 10:06 PM

Cam Ward allowed four goals on 19 shots in Tuesday's 4-1 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Ward lasted just a period and a half in this one. The loss puts an end to Carolina's four-game winning streak. It's the fourth time in five games that Ward allows more than three goals in a game. Ward has an 18-13-6 record with a 2.42 goals-against-average and a .912 save percentage. Alex Nedeljkovic stopped all 17 shots he faced in relief of Ward.
Jan 17 - 10:02 PM

Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 24 of 25 shots in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.

Bobrovsky made his return to the Jackets' lineup after missing three games with an illness. The Jackets allowed the first goal late in the first period, but they responded by scoring four unanswered goals. Bobrovsky has a 27-6-2 record with a 1.97 goals-against-average and a .932 save percentage this season.
Jan 17 - 9:58 PM



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