November 3rd, 2018 — News and Notes

Today is Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 and these are your news and notes.

 

There were three contests in the NHL.

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The first contest of the day was the conclusion of the NHL Global Series in Finland between the Winnipeg Jets and the Florida Panthers. Florida went on to win the contest 4-2.

Mike Hoffman of the Panthers scored one of three unanswered goals when Florida was down 2-1 to Winnipeg.

Panthers G Roberto Luongo made 32 saves in his return to the lineup to earn his first win on the season and the 472nd of his career. He is 12 games away from tying Ed Belfour for third place all time on the regular season wins list.

Hoffman extended his point streak to nine games, a career-high.

-The Vancouver Canucks defeated the Colorado Avalanche 7-6 in overtime.

Elias Pettersson had a great game scoring two goals and had three assists for a five point game.

 

Pettersson is the 16th player in history to score at least 9 goals in his first nine career games.

-The Arizona Coyotes went on to defeat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 in overtime.

Coyotes Brad Richardson scored his League-leading third shorthanded goal of the season and Michael Grabner, 77 seconds into overtime, would score the game-winner.

With this win, Arizona has won five consecutive games for the first time since the 2013-14 season.

The Coyotes have netted seven shorthanded goals thus far on the season and at least one in the last four games.

 

For more news, notes, stats, and info:

 

Today in the NHL:

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The NHL European Game of the Week features the Ottawa Senators taking on the Buffalo Sabres…

 

In NHL news for today…

Three teams will host Hockey Fights Cancer Awareness events. Those teams are the Nashville Predators, Montreal Canadiens, and the Los Angeles Kings.

 

The NHL Hockey Fights Cancer calendar is below:

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

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