November 6th, 2018 — News and Notes

Today is Tuesday, November 6th, 2018, and these are your news and notes..

There were five contests yesterday…

 

Boston Bruins Brad Marchand recorded his 13th overtime goal to give the Bruins a record of 8-4-2 thus far on the season. Marchand sits at a five-way tie for 10th place in NHL for overtime winners.

 

 

Islanders GM Lou Lamoriello became the third general manager in League history to reach the 2400 game plateau. He trails only David Poile and Glen Sather in the 2400+ game mark. Lamoriello won three Stanley Cup championships as the GM of the New Jersey Devils.

 

 

For the Montreal Canadiens, Joel Armia was the only player to score in the shootout and with the win, Montreal is now 8-4-2 on the season.

 

 

Brian Boyle netted a hat trick in the contest, the first in his career. Boyle, who recently announced that his cancer is in remission, netted this hat-trick on Hockey Fights Cancer night in Pittsburgh.

 

 

Washington Capitals F Alex Ovechkin netted his 234th career power-play goal to give the Capitals the victory. This would be Ovechkin’s fifth power-play goal in the season. Since Ovechkin’s debut in the 2005-06 season, Ovechkin has 99 more power-play goals than the next closest player.

 

 

Connor McDavid in the contest would extend his point streak to eight games, six shy of his personal best at 14 games.

 

TXHT’s Full Recap

 

 

Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux registered at least three points in a contest for the 49th times in his career. The franchise record is held by Bobby Clarke who had 110 games of at least three points.

 

 

There are nine contests tonight…

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In NHL news…

-Earlier today, the Chicago Blackhawks announced that Joel Quenneville has been relieved of his coaching duties and announced Jeremy Colliton as the 38th head coach in the franchise’s history.

 

-The Tampa Bay Lightning will host their annual Hockey Fights Cancer Awareness night tonight when Tampa Bay takes on the Ottawa Senators.

 

-The Ottawa Senators released a statement about the group of Senators players who mocked coaches and laughed about their play.

 

 

TXHT has a great article on what a team is and you can read that article here.

 

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

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