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|12/6/2013||Henrik Lundqvist, G||Lundqvist made 27 saves to lead the New York Rangers to a 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night, one day after signing a seven-year, $59.5 million contract extension.
Analysis: Lundqvist was hardly troubled through 40 minutes, but was outstanding in the third period. He made 13 saves in the game's final 20 minutes, including consecutive breakaway stops on Cody Hodgson and Steve Ott.
|12/6/2013||Scottie Upshall, RW||Upshall had two assists in Thursday's win over Winnipeg.
Analysis: He's got a five-game point streak going for the Panthers.
|12/6/2013||Dylan Olsen, D||Olsen scored his first career goal and added an assist in Thursday's win over Winnipeg.
Analysis: He has three points in his first five games with the Panthers after managing one assist in 28 games with Chicago in 2011-12.
|12/6/2013||Erik Gudbranson, D||Gudbranson's goal and assist helped the Panthers to a 5-2 win Thursday over Winnipeg.
Analysis: The 21-year-old has two goals in his last five games after totaling two in the first 128 games of his career.
|12/6/2013||Martin St. Louis, RW||St. Louis ended up with a pair of goals Thursday to help Tampa Bay top visiting Ottawa 3-1.
Analysis: St. Louis snapped a three-game goal-scoring drought with his third multi-goal effort of the season. He leads the Lightning with 26 points.
|12/6/2013||Tomas Fleischmann, LW||Fleischmann had a goal and an assist in Thursday's win over Winnipeg.
Analysis: He has three points in his last two games after going without one in his previous nine.
|12/6/2013||Ben Bishop, G||Bishop finished with 33 saves to lead Tampa Bay to a 3-1 win over Ottawa on Thursday.
Analysis: Though he's just 2-2-1 in his last five starts, Bishop has been sharp with an 0.99 goals-against average over that span.
|12/6/2013||Carey Price, G||Price stayed hot with 32 saves to lead Montreal to a 2-1 victory over Boston on Thursday.
Analysis: Price is 7-1-1 with a 1.54 goals-against average in his last nine starts.
|12/6/2013||Brian McGrattan, RW||McGrattan left Thursday's practice with an undisclosed injury.
Analysis: It's not clear if the injury will keep McGrattan from playing Friday versus Colorado.
|12/6/2013||Alexander Sulzer, D||Sulzer was placed on IR Thursday with an undisclosed injury.
Analysis: It's unclear how long the injury will keep Sulzer sidelined.
|12/6/2013||Darren Helm, C||Helm suffered a shoulder injury in Wednesday's loss to Philadelphia and is expected to miss at least two games.
Analysis: It appears to be either a sprain or a strain for Helm, who is expected to be re-evaluated on Monday.
|12/6/2013||Brett Bellemore, D||The Raleigh News & Observer is reporting that Bellemore has a concussion and will miss at least two games.
Analysis: Bellemore suffered his injury in a 4-1 win over Washington on Tuesday.
|12/6/2013||Pascal Dupuis, LW||Dupuis left early in the second period of a 5-1 win over San Jose on Thursday and did not return.
Analysis: The Pittsburgh Penguins said the forward has a lower-body injury and will be re-evaluated Friday.
|12/6/2013||Trevor Daley, D||Daley left Thursday's 3-2 overtime loss to Toronto with a lower-body injury.
Analysis: The Dallas Stars defenseman got tangled up with James van Riemsdyk on the play that led to a Maple Leafs first goal. Daley's left leg got caught up with the Leafs winger, and he slid into the boards.
|12/6/2013||Michael Frolik, RW||Frolik was a late scratch by the Jets with flu-like symptoms so he missed Thursday's embarrassing 5-2 loss to Florida.
Analysis: Frolik should be back soon and hopefully his illness didn't get worse watching his the Jets played in Sunrise, Florida.
|12/6/2013||Ryan Garbutt, C||Garbutt has a lower-body injury for the Stars.
Analysis: Garbutt's status going forward has not been announced.
|12/6/2013||Jan Hejda, D||Hejda exited Thursday's 8-2 beatdown by Edmonton with an injury.
Analysis: Hejda has a knee problem. The extent of it is unknown.
|12/6/2013||Keith Aulie, D||Aulie left Thursday's 3-1 win over the Sens.
Analysis: Aulie departed during the second due to a broken hand.
|12/6/2013||Victor Hedman, D||Hedman left after the first period of Thursday's 3-1 win over the Sens.
Analysis: Hedman's injury is described as a lower-body injury.
|12/6/2013||Adam McQuaid, D||McQuaid again has a lower-body injury for the Eastern Conference champs.
Analysis: McQuaid played three games Oct. 27-30 before getting hurt again. He's damaged goods.
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