Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, there are your news and notes for Sunday, October 14th, 2018.
There were 14 games on the NHL schedule and then there were 2 games on the NWHL Schedule.
First in NHL action…
- Auston Matthews and the Toronto Maple Leafs went on to defeat the Washington Capitals 4-2 at Capital One Arena. In the contest, Auston Matthews went on to extend his consecutive point game streak to 16 contests with 28 points. Matthews also became the sixth player to register multiple points in the first six games of the season.TXHT has your game recaps of Toronto versus Washington here.
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) October 14, 2018
- In his fifth game of NHL action, Rasmus Dahlin registered his first NHL goal and became the youngest defenceman to register a goal. With his goal, Dahlin joined Phil Housley as one of 11 defenceman to register a game winning goal before their 19th birthday.
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) October 14, 2018
- Connor McDavid collected two points on Saturday to lift the Edmonton Oilers to a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers. McDavid has factored in all of Edmonton’s five goals on the season thus far. There are only four other players that have factored on more than five goals to start off a season.
Only four players in NHL history have factored on more consecutive team goals to begin a season:
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) October 13, 2018
- Justin Williams registered the game-tying goal and assisted on the game-winner in overtime to lift the Carolina Hurricanes over the Minnesota Wild. This would be Williams second game where he registered three points for the season. Carolina would also register 57 shots on goal, the third-highest in franchise history. The record is 65 shots, which occured on March 15, 1984.
- The Montreal Canadiens went on to defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins for their first home win of the season.
TXHT and Last Word on Hcokey’s contributor Armand Kilsvitch has your recap of this contest here
- Edmonton 2, NY Rangers 1
- Vegas 1, Philadelphia 0
- Ottawa 5, Los Angeles 1
- Boston 8, Detroit 2
- Carolina 5, Minnesota 4 (OT)
- Tampa Bay 8, Columbus 2
- Vancouver 3, Florida 2
- Toronto 4, Washington 2
- Montreal 4, Pittsburgh 3 (SO)
- Nashville 5, NY Islanders 2
- Dallas 5, Anaheim 3
- Chicago 4, St. Louis 3 (OT)
- Buffalo 3, Arizona 0
- Calgary 3, Colorado 2 (OT)
Today there are three games on the NHL slate…
In NWHL action yesterday…
- The Boston Pride went on to defeat the Metropolitan Riveters 5-1 last night. The defending Isobel Cup champions struck first but the Pride went on to score five unanswered goals. Amanda Kessel scored the lone goal for the Riveters. Boston’s McKenna Brand registered her first professional goal just a minute into the second period. Both teams traded penalties but neither team would take advantage the power-play chances.During the third period, Boston would explode with four goals. Dana Trivigno netted the game winner off of a pass from Hayley Skarupa. The duo would team up again but this time Trivigno set up a Skarupa goal to give Boston the 3-1 lead.
Pride D Lexi Bender assisted on the team’s final two goals with Jillian Dempsey and Emily Field scoring the fourth and fifth goals, respectively.
Boston G Katie Burt registered 17 saves in the contest and Riveters G Katie Fitzgerald registered 33 saves off of 38 shots.
Boston will return to Warrior Ice Arena hosting the Connecticut Whale on October 20th. The Metropolitan Riveters will look to get a win when they face off against the Minnesota Whitecaps at Prudential Center on October 20th.
- The Buffalo Beauts would shut out the Connecticut Whale, winning 7-0 at HarborCenter yesterday afternoon. This would be the first time that the Beauts have recorded consecutive shutouts in team history.Beauts rookie D Savannah Harmon opened up the scoring in the contest with a goal 9:06 off of a pass from Dani Cameranesi. This would be Harmon’s first goal of her career. Annika Zalewski would score her first professional goal 42 seconds later.
The second period would be very quiet between the two teams until midway through the frame when Buffalo F Maddie Elia would jam the puck between Merri Räisänen’s pads that would trickle over the goal line.
When the second period would come to a close, Buffalo had registered 24 shots and the Whale would register 13 shots.
Buffalo would open up the scoring more in the third period with Zalewski, Hayley Scamurra, rookie Julianna Iafoll, and Corinne Buie all scoring goals.
With this win, Beauts G Shannon Szabados recorded her first NWHL shutout as well as her first NWHL win.
Buffalo will next play a set of games against the Minnesota Whitecaps on October 27th and 28th. The Whale looks to get their first win of the season next Saturday night, October 20th, when they take on the Boston Pride.
In NHL news…
- Duncan Keith played in his 1,000th NHL game yesterday.
- The NHL Department of Player Safety announced the Florida’s Mike Matheison will have a hearing for his interference/unsportsmanlike conduct penalty on Vancouver’s Elias Pettersson tomorrow.
Florida’s Mike Matheson will have a hearing tomorrow for interference/ unsportsmanlike conduct on Vancouver’s Elias Pettersson.
— NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) October 14, 2018
In the NWHL…
- Metropolitan Riveters F Madison Parker was released from a Boston area hospital and that she did not suffer a serious injury from yesterday’s game. Updates on her status will continue to be updated, per the NWHL.
Madison Packer was released from a Boston hospital this morning. We’re happy to report that she did not sustain a serious injury 🙏🏻. We will update her status at a later date.
Madison wants you to know that she appreciates everyone who showed their support.
— NWHL (@NWHL) October 14, 2018