NHL Recent Player News
|1/22/2015||Sergei Bobrovsky, G|
|Bobrovsky has been placed on injured reserve retroactive to Jan. 21, and the former Vezina Trophy winner will be out the next four to six weeks with a groin injury.
Analysis: Bobrovsky was selected to play in his first NHL All-Star game prior to the injury. He has a 16-15-2 record with a 2.85 goals-against average, .913 save percentage and one shutout in 33 games this season.
|1/22/2015||Sergei Bobrovsky, G|
|Bobrovsky, who is slated to play in his first career All-Star game Sunday on his home rink in Columbus, was helped off the ice Wednesday night in the second period after he was injured while stretching to stop a wide shot by Michael Frolik.
Analysis: Bobrovsky didn't return to the game, and Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen told the Columbus Dispatch that Bobrovsky had a lower-body injury and will have an MRI on Thursday.
|1/22/2015||Michael Hutchinson, G|
|The Jets rookie goalie made 29 saves, and Winnipeg stretched its winning streak to a season-high five games with a 4-0 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday night.
Analysis: The 24-year-old netminder, who is 14-4-2, could end up replacing Sergei Bobrovsky during All-Star weekend. Bobrovsky didn't return to the game, and Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen told the Columbus Dispatch that Bobrovsky had a lower-body injury and will have an MRI on Thursday.
|1/22/2015||Evgeni Malkin, C|
|Malkin skated during warm-ups on Wednesday before telling trainers he couldn't play due to an undisclosed issue.
Analysis: Malkin's status for All-Star weekend is uncertain.
|1/22/2015||Zach Sill, C|
|Sill scored his first NHL goal Wednesday.
Analysis: He only has two points this season and no fantasy value.
|1/22/2015||Marian Hossa, RW|
|Hossa had a goal with an assist Wednesday.
Analysis: He has four goals and nine assists in 13 games.
|1/22/2015||Jake Gardiner, D|
|Gardiner had two assists Wednesday.
Analysis: His effort snapped an 11-game point drought.
|1/22/2015||Bobby Ryan, RW|
|Ryan had two assists Wednesday.
Analysis: He has six assists in six games.
|1/22/2015||Mike Hoffman, LW|
|Hoffman had a goal with an assist Wednesday.
Analysis: He has six goals with three assists in 12 games.
|1/22/2015||Erik Karlsson, D|
|Karlsson scored two goals Wednesday.
Analysis: He has four goals in four games.
|1/21/2015||Simon Despres, D|
|Despres has an illness.
Analysis: Despres is day-to-day.
|1/21/2015||Mark Stuart, D|
|Stuart has a lower-body injury.
Analysis: Stuart is day-to-day.
|1/21/2015||Erik Cole, LW|
|Cole has an upper-body injury.
Analysis: It's unclear how long Cole will be out, so he's considered day-to-day.
|1/21/2015||P.K. Subban, D|
|Subban had a goal and an assist in Tuesday's overtime win over Nashville.
Analysis: He's now scored in three of his last four games, and his 11 for the season are three away from matching his career-high of 14.
|1/21/2015||Carl Hagelin, LW|
|Hagelin had a goal and an assist in Tuesday's win over Ottawa.
Analysis: Hagelin hadn't recorded a point in his previous seven games.
|1/21/2015||Alex Ovechkin, LW|
|Ovechkin scored twice in Tuesday's shootout loss to Edmonton.
Analysis: That gives him five goals in three games and 11 in his last 11.
|1/21/2015||Marek Mazanec, G|
|The Nashville Predators have reassigned Mazanec to Milwaukee in the AHL. The Predators announced the move Wednesday.
Analysis: Nashville called up Mazanec on Jan. 15 to back up Carter Hutton with goalie Pekka Rinne out three to five weeks with an injured knee. But the Predators, who lost 2-1 in overtime at Montreal on Tuesday night, now are off for the All-Star weekend. The Admirals have two games before the Predators return from the All-Star break Monday.
|1/21/2015||Patrick Kane, RW|
|Kane scored his 200th career goal on Tuesday.
Analysis: He finished the win over Arizona with a goal and two assists. He leads Chicago with 22 goals and 51 points this season.
|1/21/2015||Teuvo Teravainen, LW|
|Teravainen scored his second career goal Tuesday night against Arizona.
Analysis: He picked up his first-ever assist in the win as well. The highly touted prospect has two goals in his last three games.
|1/21/2015||Andrew Shaw, C|
|Shaw broke out of a long scoring slump with two goals Tuesday against Arizona.
Analysis: Shaw had just one goal in his previous 22 games. He played sparingly in the third period of Sunday's 6-3 loss to Dallas, but he was much better right from the start against Arizona.
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