NHL and NWHL News and Notes: September 20th, 2018


These are your NHL and NWHL news and notes for September 20th, 2018.

In NHL preseason action last night, there were eight games scheduled.

  • The Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-1 at PNC Arena. Hurricanes forward Martin Necas, the No. 12 pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, scored a goal in the contest.
  • The youth movement in Detroit has begun and the focus of a Detroit Red Wings rebuild is centered around Red Wings forward, Dylan Larkin.  Two recent Detroit draft picks teamed with Larkin for the overtime victory, winning 3-2, against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Little Caesars Arena.  This was Detroit’s preseason opener.
  • The St. Louis Blues defeated the Minnesota Wild in a contest that took place in Des Moines, Iowa.  Des Moines is the location for the Wild’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Iowa Wild.  St. Louis went on to win the game 3-2 after scoring two goals in 27 seconds in the final five minutes of the contest.

In other NHL pre-season action:

  • Boston 3, Calgary 1 (split-squad)  (game at Beijing, China’s Cadillac Arena)
  • Carolina 6, Tampa Bay 1
  • Philadelphia 6, New York Rangers 4
  • Detroit 3, Pittsburgh 2 (OT)
  • Florida 5, Montreal 2
  • Toronto 4, Ottawa 1
  • St. Louis 3, Minnesota 2 (at Des Moines, Iowa)
  • Calgary (split-squad) 4, Vancouver 1

Tonight’s pre-season action has:

  • Washington playing Montreal in Quebec City, Quebec
  • New Jersey at the New York Islanders
  • Chicago at Detroit
  • Dallas at Minnesota
  • Winnipeg at Edmonton
  • San Jose at Anaheim
  • Los Angeles (in a split-squad) at Vancouver
  • Vegas at Los Angeles (in a split-squad)

In NHL and NWHL news…

  • Montreal’s Maxi Domi had a hearing scheduled for 12:30pm ET for a roughing and punch to an unsuspecting opponent last night against Florida’s Aaron Ekblad
  • At 3:40pm EST, the NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced that Max Domi has been suspended for the remainder of the pre-season.


Courtesy of TXHT’s Montreal Canadiens writer, Armand Klisivitch wrote this article detailing the Max Domi Suspension for Last Word on Hockey:


  • Former New York Rangers, Atlanta Thrashers, and Winnipeg Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec announced his retirement today.
  • In NWHL News, the Metropolitan Riveters announced from NHL player, Randy Velischek, as the new Head Coach.
  • Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada released his weekly “31 Thoughts” podcast with Henrik Zetterberg as a guest.

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