Player Notes

  • Bruins send Noel Acciari to minors
    Noel Acciari has been sent to AHL Providence.

    Advice: He was on injured reserve with a lower-body injury, but before that he skated in 12 games with the Bruins and recorded two assists. Acciari will get back into game shape in the minors and wait for another NHL opportunity. Today, 11:08 am
  • David Schlemko out Wednesday due to injury
    David Schlemko (undisclosed) will sit out Wednesday's match against Ottawa.

    Advice: He was injured in the second period of Friday's game against Montreal. Schlemko tried to return afterward, but he only saw some shifts in the third period. He hasn't been practicing because of the ailment and will be replaced by Dylan DeMelo in the lineup. Today, 10:46 am
  • Jimmy Vesey dealing with UBI
    Jimmy Vesey is dealing with an upper-body injury.

    Advice: He skipped Wednesday's practice as a result of the ailment. The rookie forward scored his ninth goal of the season on Tuesday versus the Islanders. The Rangers visit Winnipeg on Thursday and Vesey's status is unclear at this time. Today, 9:58 am
  • Canadiens send down Mark Barberio
    Mark Barberio has been assigned to St. John's of the AHL.

    Advice: He picked up an assist on Tuesday night against St. Louis in his sixth outing with the Canadiens this season. His demotion could be an indication that Nathan Beaulieu is close to a return. Today, 9:26 am
  • Matt Dumba off Minnesota's 2nd PP unit
    Matt Dumba was removed from the second power-play unit during Tuesday's practice.

    Advice: Jason Pominville replaced him on the point. Minnesota hasn't scored on the power play in nine opportunities during the team's road trip. Today, 9:17 am
  • Z. Parise has had chances during scoring skid
    Zach Parise hasn't earned a point in the last four games.

    Advice: However, he has gotten close. "That's what you look for, trying to get good looks, a lot of good chances," Parise said. "Unfortunately, they didn't go in, but there were some good scoring chances." Coach Bruce Boudreau has been pushing his top players to get going offensively. Parise has scored four goals and nine points in 17 matches this year. Today, 9:14 am
  • Brent Seabrook hurt in Tuesday's contest
    Brent Seabrook sustained an upper-body injury in Tuesday's game versus Arizona.

    Advice: He left after he got tangled up with Jordan Martinook near the boards in the second period and fell hard on his back. Seabrook grabbed his head as he lay on the ice before getting up and getting off under his own power. He will be re-evaluated on Wednesday. Today, 8:13 am
  • Ivan Provorov has 12 points in 28 games
    Ivan Provorov registered an assist in the Flyers' 3-2 win over Florida.

    Advice: The rookie defenseman now has three goals and 12 points in 28 games this season. He ranks third in the rookie scoring race among blueliners, behind Brady Skjei and Zach Werenski. Today, 6:39 am
  • Jake McCabe picks up assist on PP
    Jake McCabe earned an assist in Buffalo's 4-3 OT win against Edmonton on Tuesday.

    Advice: He picked up a power-play helper on Evander Kane's first of two goals in the match. He is playing on the second unit. McCabe has chipped in five assists in 26 games this year. Today, 6:38 am
  • Travis Zajac recorded an assist on Tuesday
    Travis Zajac registered an assist in the Devils' 3-2 win over Vancouver on Tuesday.

    Advice: Zajac is on a three-game point streak with him scoring three goals and three assists over that span. He's up to eight goals and 21 points in 25 games this season. Today, 6:32 am
  • Matt Tennyson (lower body) misses practice
    Matt Tennyson is dealing with a lower-body injury.

    Advice: Tennyson missed Tuesday's skate as a result. He is still expected to play on Wednesday, but keep in mind that he might be less than 100%. Today, 6:12 am
  • Steen lifts scoring streak to three
    Alexander Steen lifted his scoring streak to three games with an assist during Tuesday's 3-2 overtime win over Montreal.

    Advice: Steen now has four helpers and five points during the streak. Impressive to say the least. The veteran forward is up to 12 helpers and 15 points in just 20 games this season as well. Yesterday, 11:30 pm
  • Allen hangs in there as Blues storm Montreal
    Jake Allen hung in there as his offense stormed back from a late 2-0 deficit to beat Montreal 3-2 in overtime on Tuesday.

    Advice: Allen stopped 28 of 30 shots, including both asked of him while on the kill. He's now won eight straight to bring his record to an astounding 13-3-3. His peripherals haven't been as impressive though with a .909 save percentage and a 2.44 GAA. Yesterday, 11:26 pm
  • Montoya blows late lead to fall to StL in OT
    Al Montoya blew a late 2-0 lead, eventually falling 3-2 to the Blues in overtime on Tuesday.

    Advice: Montoya stopped 28 of 31 shots, including all eight during the penalty kill. Ultimately, he got saddled with just one of the two standings points he was supposed to acquire. His record falls to 3-3-2 with a .903 save percentage and 25 goals against. Yesterday, 11:18 pm
  • Rantanen picks up 8th helper of the year
    Mikko Rantanen picked up his eighth helper of the year during Tuesday's 4-3 loss to Nashville.

    Advice: He's now up to 11 points in 19 games this season, pretty darn good for someone's first full run through the NHL. Yesterday, 10:56 pm
  • Anisimov stays hot, scores 11th of campaign
    Artem Anisimov stayed hot, scoring his 11th goal of the campaign during the 4-0 win over Arizona.

    Advice: He's now up to 23 points in 27 games this season. Through 244 games with the New York Rangers, his original club, the pivot scored 46 goals. Through 103 games now with Chicago he's potted 30 with an 18.3% to 10.3% shooting percentage difference. Yesterday, 9:59 pm
  • Chiasson now with four points in two games
    Alex Chiasson picked up another helper during Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Stars.

    Advice: Chiasson now has a goal and three helpers over his last two games during the mini-streak. For the season he has five goals and 11 points through 29 games. Yesterday, 9:38 pm
  • Johnson extends winning streak to four games
    Chad Johnson extended his winning streak to four games with the 2-1 win over the Stars.

    Advice: Johnson stopped 29 of 30 shots, including all three while on the kill. He's allowed just six goals on 121 combined shots during the streak as well. For the season he's now 11-4-1 with a .931 save percentage and just 33 goals against. Yesterday, 9:36 pm
  • Kyle Palmieri snaps eight-game goal drought
    Kyle Palmieri snapped his eight-game goal drought during Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Canucks.

    Advice: Palmieri shot at a 13.5% clip last year for his first 30-goal season. Tonight's marker gives him four on the season and an 8.7% clip. If he can rise back up to his career's 11.6% clip, then he can at least top 20-goals. Yesterday, 9:27 pm
  • Schneider beats former Canucks club
    Cory Schneider beat his former club, the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 on Tuesday.

    Advice: He turned away 22 of 24 shots, including three of four while on the kill. This is the first time in six games that Schneider has allowed fewer than three goals in a game. Another start or two like this and we can presume he's back to his usual excellent self. Until then, he rocks a 9-6-4 with a 2.60 GAA and a .912 save percentage. Yesterday, 9:22 pm
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