News and Notes: October 10th, 2018



Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, these are your news and notes for Wednesday, October 10th, 2018…

There were six contests in the NHL.

  • Auston Matthews and John Tavares would both score two goals for the second consecutive game to defeat the Dallas Stars 7-4. Matthews and Tavares are the sixth set of teammates in League history, and the third in the modern era (1943-44), to score six or more goals in a team’s first four games. Matthews has also gone on to collect at least two points in all of Toronto’s contests thus far.
  • Joe Pavelski and Evander Kane would score multiple goals each to lift the San Jose Sharks in a 8-2 rout of the Philadelphia Flyers. With Pavleski scoring two goals, he remains one point shy of becoming the third player to record 700 points in San Jose Sharks franchise history. Patrick Marleau (1082 pts) and Joe Thornton (974 pts) are the other two players to reach the 700 point plateau.
  • Five different skaters scored last night for the Carolina Hurricanes would would go on to defeat the Vancouver Canucks 5-3. With the victory, the Hurricanes extended their season-opening point streak to 7 (3-0-1). The Hurricanes have a combined 13 goals in their last two contests, matching a total for consecutive games since April 6-8, 2010.Sebastian Aho would extend his point streak to four games and this game marked the third time in the last four games in which a Carolina player would record at least one point in each of the team’s first four games.

Yesterday’s contests:

  • San Jose 8, Philadelphia 2
  • Carolina 5, Vancouver 3
  • Columbus 5, Colorado 2
  • Calgary 3, Nashville 0
  • Winnipeg 2, Los Angeles 1
  • Toronto 7, Dallas 4

Tonight’s schedule of games:


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In NHL news…

Washington Capitals beat writer Isabelle Khurshudyan released an article about a conversation that happened between Brett Connolly and Devante Smith-Pelly and what that did. Also in the article is how new acquisition Dmitri Jaskin could be a good reclamation project.

Also in Capitals news, F Tom Wilson is scheduled to have his hearing about his suspension with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman sometime next week.

The NHL announced a time change for the Boston Bruins versus Detroit Red Wings game on Saturday. The game will now start at 3 p.m. to accommodate the Boston Red Sox vs. Houston Astros Game 1 of MLB’s ALCS.


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