November 2nd, 2018 — News and Notes

Today is November 2nd, 2018 and these are your news and notes…


Yesterday’s results and recaps:



-In the contest between the Florida Panthers and the Winnipeg Jets in the first NHL Global Series games in Finland, the Jets would defeat the Panthers 4-2.

Jets F Patrik Laine recorded the first NHL career hat-trick in a regular-season contest outside of North America to outduel fellow countryman, Aleksander Barkov.

Entering this contest, Laine only had three goals in 12 games. Laine scored two game-tying goals before he finished off the hat trick, the fifth of his NHL career.

-The Montreal Canadiens would score a record of two goals in two seconds to defeat the Washington Capitals 6-4.

Montreal Canadiens rookie Jesperi Kotkaniemi would score his first two NHL career goals.

Kotkaniemi would become the youngest player in League history born outside of North America at 18 years and 118 days to score at least two goals in a game since Patrik Laine accomplished the same feat at 18 years and 183 days.

TXHT has all of your information on this contest here.

With Kotkaniemi scoring, all four of the top draft picks have registered at least one goal.


For other news, notes and stats:


On tap for today:

The Florida Panthers and the Winnipeg Jets conclude their games in the NHL Global Series in Finland today at 2 p.m. ET to kick off one of three contests.



In NHL news…

  • The Tampa Bay Lightning and Yanni Gourde have agreed to a six-year contract with an AAV of $5.166 million.
  • NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced tentative plans to have NHL Global Series games in four countries next season.


In NWHL news…

The Connecticut Whale and Taylor Marchin have agreed to a contract after a strong showing during Marchin’s PTO.


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