News and Notes: October 11th, 2018

 

Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls…

These are your news and notes for Thursday, October 11th, 2018…

There were three contests in the NHL last night.

  • The Washington Capitals faced off against the Vegas Golden Knights in a rematch of last season’s Stanley Cup Final. Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechkin would both find the scoring sheet and lead Washington to a 5-2 victory over Vegas at Capital One Arena.Ovechkin would net career goals 610 and 611 to pass Bobby Hull for 17th place on the NHL’s career goal scoring list. This would also be Ovechkin’s first multi-goal game on the season and the 121st time he has multi-goal games in his NHL career.

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    For TXHT’s coverage of last night’s game between the Vegas Golden Knights and Washington Capitals, please check out this article.

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  • The Philadelphia Flyers went on to defeat the Ottawa Senators 7-4. Jakub Voracek had a five point contest (two goals and three assists) to establish a career high. He joined Mike Richards and Claude Giroux as the only players in the last ten years to register five points in a regular season game.

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    For the Ottawa Senators, rookie Brady Tkachuk scored his first two goals of his NHL career and became the quickest among his family to score his first NHL goal.

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  • The Arizona Coyotes went on to defeat the Anahiem Ducks 3-2 in a shootout. This gave Arizona their first win of the season.Coyotes goalie Antti Raanta registered 23 saves and would deny three shooters in the shootout. Raanta now owns a .922 career save percentage which is go for third-highest among goalie who have appeared in at least 100 games.

Tonight’s schedule:

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Image courtesy of NHL and NHL Public Relations.

TXHT has your previews of Washington Capitals at New Jersey and Toronto Maple Leafs at Detroit Red Wings

In NHL news….

Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet and Hockey Night in Canada released his “31 Thoughts Podcast” aricle today.

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Elliotte Friedman also released his “31 Thoughts” article yesterday as well.

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In NWHL news…

Today marks the third anniversary of the debut of the NWHL.

You can watch TXHT Live next Tuesday at 8p EST on both Twitch and Facebook Live.

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