These are your news and notes covering the NHL for September 26th, 2018:
In preseason action last night there were seven contests that took place.
- The Edmonton Oilers defeated the Vancouver Canucks 6-0 at Rogers Place Tuesday night. Oilers Ty Rattie recorded a hat trick and Cam Talbot made 35 saves. Jesse Puljujarvi scored twice and Connor McDavid recorded three assists for the Oilers as well. Rattie has seven goals in the preseason, the most in the NHL.
- The Florida Panthers defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning with a 3-2 victory at Amalie Arena. Panthers Aleksander Barkov scored the game-winner, his first goal of the preseason, at 12:31. Panthers goalie, James Reimer, registered 27 saves in the contest. Lightning goalie, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 25 saves. Tampa Bay F Nikita Kucherov would leave the game in the first period with a lower-body injury.
- The Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Buffalo Sabres 4-2 at Kraft Hockeyville USA in Clinton, New York. Blue Jackets LW Artemi Panarin registered three points, two assists and a power-play goal, in the contest. Panarin’s PPG came at 6:31 of the third period, giving Columbus a 3-2 lead.
- The Washington Capitals defeated the St. Louis Blues with a shut out last night, winning 4-0. Capitals goalie Pheonix Copley recorded 42 saves in the contest. Shane Gersich, Nathan Walker, Madison Bowey, and Chandler Stephenson would all score for Washington in the contest.
Your game recaps from last night:
- Columbus 4, Buffalo 2 (at Clinton, NY)
- Florida 3, Tampa Bay 2
- Carolina 4, Nashville 1
- Washington 4, St. Louis 0
- Detroit 8, Chicago 6
- Calgary 7, San Jose 5
- Edmonton 6, Vancouver 0
In pre-season action tonight, there are seven contests scheduled:
- Detroit at Boston
- New York Islanders at New York Rangers
- Buffalo at Pittsburgh
- Toronto at Montreal
- Winnipeg at Minnesota
- Dallas at Colorado
- Los Angeles at Anaheim
In NHL news today
Blue Jackets Seth Jones suffered an MCL sprain vs the Sabres last night.
— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) September 26, 2018
Anaheim Ducks Corey Perry had surgery to repair injuries to his MCL and his meniscus. Perry should be out of action for about five months.
BREAKING: #NHLDucks Executive Vice President and General Manager Bob Murray said Corey Perry had surgery today to repair meniscus and MCL injuries.
His recovery timetable is set for 20 weeks, or about five months.
— Anaheim Ducks (@AnaheimDucks) September 26, 2018