NHL Recent Player News
|11/21/2014||Curtis Lazar, C|
|Lazar didn't play Thursday versus Ottawa due to an undisclosed injury.
Analysis: Lazar is day to day.
|11/21/2014||Scottie Upshall, RW|
|Upshall is out with an upper-body injury.
Analysis: The Florida Panthers winger is considered day-to-day.
|11/20/2014||Michael Del Zotto, D|
|Del Zotto is out with a lower-body injury.
Analysis: The Philadelphia defenseman suffered his injury in a 2-0 defeat to the New York Rangers on Nov. 19.
|11/20/2014||Andrew Shaw, C|
|Shaw is out with an upper-body injury.
Analysis: Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville didn't think the injury was serious but did not give a timetable for his center's return.
|11/20/2014||Jack Johnson, D|
|Johnson has filed for bankruptcy while earning millions under a $30.5 million contract in his ninth NHL season.
Analysis: In federal court records, the 27-year-old says his finances have fallen apart under his parents' management. He says creditors and his financial advisers took advantage of him through fraudulent transactions and predatory lending, with his contract earnings pledged as security for unconventional loans that he didn't authorize.
|11/20/2014||Slava Voynov, D|
|Voynov has been charged with felony domestic violence. The Los Angeles County district attorney's office announced the charge Thursday. He will be arraigned Dec. 1.
Analysis: Voynov faces one felony count of corporal injury to a spouse with great bodily injury. The district attorney's office says Voynov ''caused his wife to suffer injuries to her eyebrow, cheek and neck'' during an argument. Voynov has been suspended since his arrest early Oct. 20 at a hospital in Torrance, California. He had taken his wife to the hospital for treatment of injuries.
|11/19/2014||Jamie McGinn, LW|
|McGinn has a back injury for the Avs.
Analysis: McGinn has been absent from practice for Colorado, according to the Denver Post.
|11/19/2014||Cedric Paquette, C|
|Paquette is out with a lower-body injury.
Analysis: There's no time table for his return.
|11/19/2014||Adam McQuaid, D|
|McQuaid is out with a broken thumb.
Analysis: McQuaid will miss at least six weeks, according to the Bruins' official Twitter feed.
|11/19/2014||Martin Hanzal, C|
|Hanzal remains out with a lower-body injury.
Analysis: The Arizona Coyotes center is considered day-to-day.
|11/19/2014||Lee Stempniak, RW|
|Stempniak is out with a back injury.
Analysis: The New York Rangers winger is considered day-to-day.
|11/19/2014||Brendan Smith, D|
|Detroit placed Smith on its seven-day injured reserve Wednesday.
Analysis: Smith has two goals and four assists in 18 games this season for Detroit.
|11/19/2014||Xavier Ouellet, D|
|Detroit Red Wings have recalled Ouellet from Grand Rapids of the AHL, announcing the move Wednesday.
Analysis: Ouellet played four games with the Red Wings last season and appeared briefly in Detroit's first-round playoff series against Boston. He was drafted by the Red Wings in the second round in 2011.
|11/19/2014||Brayden McNabb, D|
|McNabb picked up two assists Tuesday in the Kings 5-2 win over Florida.
Analysis: It was McNabb's third career multi-point game and his first since joining Los Angeles.
|11/19/2014||Anze Kopitar, C|
|Kopitar added two assists Tuesday in Los Angeles' 5-2 win over Florida.
Analysis: The Kings superstar has filled the scoresheet with even points in his last five games.
|11/19/2014||Jeff Carter, C|
|Carter picked up two more points Tuesday in Los Angeles' 5-2 win over Florida.
Analysis: Carter ranks second on the Kings with seven goals and is tied for first with 10 assists.
|11/19/2014||Brian Gionta, RW|
|Gionta had two goals and an assist in Tuesday's win over San Jose.
Analysis: He didn't score through 19 games with his new team and had managed just three assists, so this is certainly a relief.
|11/19/2014||Michael Frolik, RW|
|Frolik finished with a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 3-1 win over New Jersey.
Analysis: Frolik is on a bit of a roll with three goals in his last four games.
|11/19/2014||Filip Forsberg, RW|
|Forsberg had a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 9-2 win over Toronto.
Analysis: Forsberg has eight goals and seven assists in nine games, and his plus-20 rating is the best in hockey.
|11/19/2014||Shea Weber, D|
|Weber had three assists in Tuesday's 9-2 win over Toronto.
Analysis: Weber has five points in three games and his plus-11 rating is tied for second among NHL defensemen.
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