Today is Sunday, November 4th, 2018 and these are your news and notes.
Recaps from yesterday’s games:
-Buffalo went on to defeat Ottawa to close out a home-and-home series. Jason Pominville scored two of the Sabres nine goals to defeat Ottawa 9-2.
Before the contest, the Sabres would honour Pominville, who recently played in his 1,000th NHL game. Pominville also extended his point-streak to seven. His career-high is a 10 game point streak dating back to the 2007-08 season.
-The Toronto Maple Leafs went on to defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins to move to 6-0-0 on the road this season and only trails the 7-0-0 start by the 1940-41 Maple Leafs. The League record is a 10-0-0 start by the 2006-07 Buffalo Sabres team.
Morgan Rielly leads all defenceman in goals and points with six and 12, respectively.
-Marc-Andre Fleury recorded his 50th NHL shutout to lift the Vegas Golden Knights pst the Carolina Hurricanes 3-0.
-Minnesota Wild’s Eric Staal recorded his 400th career goal in a 5-1 rout of the St. Louis Blues.
Minnesota is now 8-3-2 on the season.
-Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks would score his 300th NHL goal, but the Chicago Blackhawks would fall to the Calgary Flames 5-3.
He is the second member of the 2006 NHL Draft class to reach the 300 career goal list with the other player being Pittsburgh Penguins Phil Kessel.
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NHL Morning Skate: Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018
▪ @BuffaloSabres score nine goals in a game for the first time since 2009
▪ @MapleLeafs improve to 6-0-0 as visitors in 2018-19
▪ Staal scores career goal No. 400#NHLStats: https://t.co/jQRbgnM9aH pic.twitter.com/i1g5XeC4t3
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) November 4, 2018
In NHL news…
The Anaheim Ducks will host their Hockey Fights Cancer Awareness night tonight.
We’re asking all fans to bring crazy socks to help fill Joy Jars – fun-filled items to spread joy and hope to children battling cancer – to the game. pic.twitter.com/pwsJ4Ge2eO
— Anaheim Ducks (@AnaheimDucks) November 3, 2018